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.
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How to enjoy every last bit of a seafood of spring.
The elusive, bittersweet, stubbornly hardy fruit is worth the while. Beach plum bliss is, perhaps, a kind of madness peculiar to natives of Long…
My mom is a psychiatrist. She says that most of our behavior today comes from things we did that benefited us over the past…
For beekeeper Mary Woltz it’s not about the honey; it’s about the bees.
What would it take to cultivate the forbidden flavor of game?