| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
I have to tell you about the pie I made this past weekend. I’m kind of proud. The crust was buttery and rich, not too sweet or flaky, with a slight hint of cinnamon. It was beautiful, nontraditional, with tiny orbs instead of the typical grandma-...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Get in a jam: save (and savor) the freshest berries with an easiest-ever preserve
Freezer jam is so easy to make it's like preserving "with training wheels," says Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based cookbook author, Southern food authority and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings: 10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at Surfas in Culver City, Nicole's in Pasadena and the Cheese Store of...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:01 AM
As the morning of our third-week pickup dawned, I pulled the Post-it notes off our refrigerator: We had done it. We'd successfully eaten everything from Week 2, except half a head of broccoli.
On to Week 3! This week's share included turnips, beets,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
I was visiting my sister in New England on our weekly CSA pickup day, so my husband dutifully went out to the farm to get our haul. Once home, he prepped all the veggies, carefully placing them in the crispers of the fridge.
He even took a photo of this...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Delicious fruit and a Greek yogurt mixture make our Fresh and Fruity Dessert Pizza the perfect recipe for an after-school or after-dinner treat. The best part is, you can customize it however you want by using the fruits you enjoy!
| May 22, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Oranges, blueberries, tomatoes and strawberries and more are at peak flavor in Florida. Here are several recipes to preserve these homegrown favorites long after the seasons are gone: Blueberry Citrus Conserve, Bruschetta in a Jar, Berry Blitz Freezer Jam...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern.
Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
| May 1, 2013
Like any faithful viewer of "Top Chef," I am familiar with molecular gastronomy, the futuristic style of cooking that utilizes tools and ingredients from a chemistry lab to transform olive oil into crispy chips or spinach into foam. This kind of food is...