Category Archives: Summer

Vegetable Soupe Au Pistou

It’s getting to be late in the fall and that means that if you have a CSA or shop at the farmers market you are swimming in more vegetables than you know what to possibly do with. As the growing … Continue reading

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Cocktail to Celebrate a Summer Storm

It’s that season again. It’s the time when plums ripen in orchards in upstate New York and arrive with such frequency and ferocity, with their tart purple sweetness, that it’s hard to keep up with them. Oh, right, and it’s … Continue reading

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Mango Lemongrass Sorbet with Chili and Lime

The summer days are already getting shorter. In the morning you can feel the tang of autumn in the air. Is it time to unpack the sweaters and break out the long pants? Not yet. We are not ones to … Continue reading

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Minimalist Lobster Rolls

One day this July I confessed to my co-worker that when I was growing up in Maine I actually did not like lobster that much and refused to eat it from age 12 to 29. She looked at me, taken … Continue reading

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Vegan Sauteed Stuffed Squah Blossoms with White Bean Alfredo Sauce

We are currently facing the vegetal challenges and pleasures that come with the height of summer CSA season. One delicacy that we received for several weeks in a row was squash blossoms. Last summer, following the suggestions of many cooks, … Continue reading

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Fresh Fruitful Summer Cocktails (not too sweet)

Fourth of July has always signaled the start of “deep summer.” While June’s Summer Solstice marks the official start of summer, summer in June always feels tentative. June is just trying summer out. June is a practice summer. But once … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Summer Eating Without a Grill

I’ve been on vacation “down the shore” for the past week and it’s felt great to get out of the city and live a bit of a slower, simpler life. Thankfully, it has also been a fresh and tasty life … Continue reading

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