This year, introduce a new side dish to your traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
There is much trial and error when learning how to fillet a sea robin. First, start with a sharp knife!
If you make it yourself, you know there’s no preservatives, no thickeners, no added salt, no added vitamins. It lasts for weeks.
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.
In our Low Summer 2014 issue, Out East Foodie, Laura Luciano, chronicles here effort to make a gluten-free shortcake for her friend who would love to take part in one of the best parts of June here on the East End. After deciding on which ingredients to use, she then perfected her technique. Watch and learn; it’s all in the folding.
Rhubarb — one of the first vegetables of the local growing season — is coming soon to a supermarket or farmers market near you. It looks like an exotic and burly pink-tinged celery stalk, but don’t be fooled. And don’t pass it by, either. Strawberry rhubarb jam is incredibly easy to make and is the perfect balance of tart and sweet. And my version is made for the fridge: no gelatin, no pectin, no heating or canning.
Whether it’s help assessing your soil, planting seedlings, trimming hedges, weeding by hand or harvesting beans, Lady Sadie’s Organic Gardening can help.
For the next couple weeks, the Feedfeed, which was profiled in our Spring 2014 issue, wants to see how they’ve inspired your cooking. Post…
I like to build relationships with my edible community because food is medicine and it nurtures my well-being. Where did this chicken come from…
“Compliments from the girls out back,” says Joyce Barry as she serves breakfast to guests at her Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast in Cutchogue. The girls are 12 Buff Orpington chickens, a breed known for its calm qualities, which makes it easy for Barry to treat them like pets.
One resolution I made — and really want to keep — takes less effort than you’d think. And it starts with the blissful task of ogling gorgeous seed catalogs.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be holding a one-day workshop at Riverhead Middle School on April 12 to get your juices flowing about starting your spring garden.