Lightly fried squash blossoms, stuffed with goat cheese and corn
A glorious stack of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, and local olive oil is THE ultimate summertime salad.
This beautiful head of Purple Cauliflower from the Farmer's Market was used in a Cauliflower Mozzarella bake.
Fresh summer peas from the farmer's market. Sweet & crunchy, a great snack straight out of the pod!
A half-gallon of "raw" buttermilk from the Amish market...and the blueberry-almond buttermilk cake I made with it...
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Steamed Whole Trout on Bacon-Cranberry Wild Rice. Fresh Wisconsin rainbow trout on a bed of hand-harvested wild rice from Northern Minnesota - a taste of the Midwest!
Sauteed Mustard Greens from the farmer's market with garlic and red pepper flakes
Mizuna, Tomato, and Avocado Salad
Quinoa cakes with a spicy corn relish
Spicy plum salsa, a great fresh topping for grilled fish
Raspberry Buttermilk Cake: Perfect for the 4th or any summery celebration
The freshest sea scallops in a rich chanterelle mushroom sauce
Beet greens with prosciutto
Fresh Cornish Mackerel at London's Borough Market. Where Europe comes together under one roof.
Bread+Tomatoes+Basil+Mozzarella=One Awesome Summer Salad
Farmer's Markets: Tomatoes are finally in season! What have you been buying?
Have you ever heard of a garlic scape? I hadn't, but after this pesto that combines them with arugula and pistachios, I'm going back for more!
The Best of Montreal's Farmer's Market
Bright spring dip with white beans and garlic scapes
Amanda Hesser's Olive Oil Poached Halibut with basil pesto. The best fish cooking method ever.
All babies: fennel, beets, turnips, carrots. From the University Farmer's Market in Seattle.
Julia Child's soupe au pistou is a perfect vegetarian summer soup with a ton of fresh veggies and herbs.
Roasted Ratatouille, a summery French vegetable stew with zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes and bell pepper.
Mother's Day Dinner. Manila Clams with Spanish Chorizo & Leeks.
New Crop of Asparagus from Ballard Farmer's Market in Seattle.
Lamb Sausage, Fresh Mozzarella & Arugula Sandwich: all from farmer's market
My first time playing with Kohlrabi led to a delicious Kohlrabi & Apple Salad w/ Creamy Mustard Dressing.
Apples at the Dupont Circle farmer's market in Washington, DC
Chanterelle mushrooms, straight from the Farmer's Market.
Sauteed swiss chard fills the void in this otherwise plain turkey breast.
The ultimate luxury: Having 10 days off to putter in the kitchen and make time-intensive treats like mini beef Wellingtons.
The bounty of organic summer okra! Who knew it came in red?!