Posts Tagged: basics

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Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

/ Erin

Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

/ Erin

Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp with Brooklyn Apple Academy

Right before I left on vacation, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a cooking camp for kids at the Sunview Luncheonette in Greenpoint Brooklyn.  The Sunview is an old, classic Luncheonette turned social club and microvenue for art, poetics, regionalism, mutual

/ Erin

Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp with Brooklyn Apple Academy

Right before I left on vacation, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a cooking camp for kids at the Sunview Luncheonette in Greenpoint Brooklyn.  The Sunview is an old, classic Luncheonette turned social club and microvenue for art, poetics, regionalism, mutual

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

/ Erin

Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these

/ Erin

Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these

Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

/ Erin

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

/ Erin

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

/ Erin

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust

Until recently,  I have had a resigned attitude toward making gluten-free pizza crust at home.  The only really good gluten-free pizza’s I had eaten had been made in a wood-fire oven or on a grill and I don’t own either

/ Erin

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust

Until recently,  I have had a resigned attitude toward making gluten-free pizza crust at home.  The only really good gluten-free pizza’s I had eaten had been made in a wood-fire oven or on a grill and I don’t own either

/ Erin

The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

/ Erin

The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

/ Erin

Sweet and Smoky Chipotle Seasoning Paste- And a love letter to my Texas friends

Good Mexican food is still not that easy to come by in NYC.  For years, I got around this sad culinary situation by working (and eating) in Texas as least once a year.  Sadly, this summer marks two years without

/ Erin

Sweet and Smoky Chipotle Seasoning Paste- And a love letter to my Texas friends

Good Mexican food is still not that easy to come by in NYC.  For years, I got around this sad culinary situation by working (and eating) in Texas as least once a year.  Sadly, this summer marks two years without

/ Erin

Peeling and Seeding Tomatoes- Why, How and When (plus a story, because I can’t help myself)

When I was seven or eight years old I went through a raw tomato eating phase.  My grandpa Orr would make me sandwiches with miracle whip, home-made butter pickles and delicious ripe tomatoes from his garden.  That dish would not

/ Erin

Peeling and Seeding Tomatoes- Why, How and When (plus a story, because I can’t help myself)

When I was seven or eight years old I went through a raw tomato eating phase.  My grandpa Orr would make me sandwiches with miracle whip, home-made butter pickles and delicious ripe tomatoes from his garden.  That dish would not