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About Brian Halweil

Brian HalweilBrian is the editor of Edible East End, and co-publisher of Edible Long Island, Edible Manhattan, and Edible Brooklyn. He writes from his home in Sag Harbor, New York, where he and his family tend a home garden and orchard, and keep ducks and oysters.


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Recent Posts by Brian Halweil

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Freeze All the Strawberries You Can. Right Now

Comment | June 27, 2014 | By

While another week or so remains until local cherries arrive, followed by blueberries, raspberries and the remaining avalanche of fruit, we top, rinse and pack the red jewels into plastic bags destined for the freezer. They will form the flavor foundation of smoothies, top yogurt and breakfast cereal and oatmeal and be the cooling afternoon snack we’ll crave in July and August.

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Low Summer 2014

Comment | June 2, 2014 | By

When those jolly green giant spears begin to frame every dinner plate, it’s sort of like a migratory bird’s return. “Ah, yes,” we say, “I remember you, asparagus. The way you soften in butter. The tenderness of your tip. The scent you give our pee.”

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Hello, Asparagus. Good to See You Again.

Comment | May 22, 2014 | By

When those jolly green giant spears begin framing every dinner plates, it’s sort of like a migratory bird’s return. “Ah, yes,” we might say, “I remember you, asparagus. The way you soften in butter. The tenderness of your tip. The scent you give our pee.”

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