Have you tried this native fruit that ripens in August?
The elusive, bittersweet, stubbornly hardy beach plum is worth the while.
One of the most common of edible mushrooms on the East End is chicken of the woods. A beautiful specimen–a bright yellow and orange cluster–was found by Leigh Merinoff, the sister of EEE’s photo editor Lindsay Morris in the Northwest Woods section of East Hampton. The two then sliced, dried and stored the specimen for soups, salads and pastas.
Editor’s note: It’s early August, which means tomato season is peaking (the Tomato Lady in Sag Harbor just opened this week). But, for those Peconic foragers among us, it’s also time to harvest sumac, the native tree whose red-berried cones are reaching their zenith of flavor.
What Nobu’s sushi chef does on his day off.
What some savory swimmers tell us about the luxe lagoon. EAST HAMPTON-It was a perfect day last November. Kevin Miller, L. J. and I…