TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Fruits & Vegetables

Spring brings an abundance of sweet produce: fruits and vegetables. Some of our favorites are fleeting: morel mushrooms, ramps, and green garlic. Sauté them with asparagus and garlic: truly delicious! Here’s a full list of spring fruits and vegetables, and our menu for a spring-focused dinner. Don’t overlook rhubarb, a spring favorite that, while botanically…
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RECIPE: One-Pan Chicken Dinner

We love the convenience of one-pan dinners. This one, from Good Eggs, makes yogurt-marinated chicken with spring veggies. If you marinate the chicken two hours before (overnight, it takes just 15 minutes to prepare plus 8 minutes to cook. You should make the yogurt sauce at the same time. Note that with chicken, dairy-based marinades,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Salad Bouquet

We found this spring salad (photo #1) on the social media pages of the New York City outpost of Catch seafood restaurant (a charming spot with a roof deck for alfresco dining). The salad is no longer on the menu, but it looked so festive we had to make it for ourselves. The ingredients: Beets:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Poached Eggs On Vegetables

Poached eggs atop a medley of sautéed vegetables. Photo courtesy Ellary’s Greens | NYC.   When was the last time a plate of poached eggs looked this tempting? On the brunch menu at Ellary’s Greens in New York City, the chef changes vegetables with the seasons and uses them as a base for poached eggs.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Lamb Recipes

“Spring lamb” is so called because before modern times, the sheep gave birth in the spring. If you wanted lamb in other seasons, it would be frozen. Today, animal breeders know how to enable birth year-round, so lovers of lamb need never be without it. Use the ingredients of spring to (below) create your own…
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