Quince: some say ugly, I say beautiful!
Spicy quick pickles - pickle your favorite vegetables in just a few minutes, and enjoy them for weeks
Apple Cider doughnuts
Green Market Beans with a Free Range Duck Egg
Have you ever tried a Ground Husk Cherry Tomato? It tastes like a mango! I'm serious!
Grilled Vegetable Salad with Pesto Shrimp
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