Recipe

Fideo by Karla Sorrentino

Prep time: about 40 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients • 8 ripe plum tomatoes • 2 cloves garlic • 1/2 small yellow onion • 1/2 jalapeño, finely minced • 1/2 teaspoon grated piloncillo (or brown sugar) • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil • 14 oz. fideo noodles (or vermicelli broken into 1-inch-long pieces) • kosher salt •…

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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps by Liz Rueven

When zucchini is over-running your garden and the farmers’ markets, consider these crunchy snacks that will hook everyone at your next summer gathering. They are great as backyard munchies or an easy side dish. Prep time: 15 minutes, plus 25-35 minutes to bake Servings: 4 as a snack Ingredients • 2 medium zucchini, washed and…

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Cucumber-Basil Smoothie by Sue Smith

Prep time: 5 minutes Serves 2 Ingredients • 1 medium-large cucumber, preferably organic, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch chunks • ¾ cup plain yogurt • 6 basil leaves, plus extra sprigs for garnish • 1 tablespoon honey • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 2 – 4 tablespoons spring or filtered water (determined by size and…

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Strawberry-Rose Petal Ice Cream by Phoebe Cole-Smith

The perfect ice cream when strawberries are in season, plus my addition of rose petals for a fragrant note (adapted from Lindsey Shere’s Chez Panisse Desserts). Yield: one generous quart Ingredients • 1 ½ cups heavy cream • ¾ cup sugar • 3 pastured egg yolks • 1 ½ pint baskets strawberries • 3 small…

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Escarole, Kale, White Bean, and Tomato Lasagna by Alison Milwe-Grace

Prep time:  50 minutes, plus 40 minutes cooking time Serves 8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound cremini mushrooms, trimmed and sliced 7 cloves garlic, diced kosher salt and ground black pepper 1 large bunch kale (stems and center ribs removed, roughly chopped) 1 large head escarole (trimmed and roughly chopped) 2 cans…

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Rustic Fish Soup by Phoebe Cole-Smith

Prep time:  30 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients olive oil, enough to cover bottom of pan 2 small onions, peeled and chopped 4-6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1-2 big pinches saffron 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes, or 1 hot red chile (cayenne or de arbol), seeded and chopped small handful flat leaf parsley, chopped 2-3…

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Celery-Celery Root Soup by Phoebe Cole-Smith

Prep time:  45 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil 2 small leeks, white part only, coarsely chopped 2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped, leaves reserved for garnish 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cups peeled, coarsely chopped celery root 3 cups homemade chicken or vegetable stock salt and freshly ground black pepper…

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