Culinary News

Month: March 2015

National Food Days- April 2015

March 31, 2015

Another month has passed and we have another National Food Day Calendar for the month of April. As always, we publish this calendar every month to give you ideas for items to have fun with. The things on this list aren’t always seasonal but have been selected for some reason by someone, somewhere on a National Day …

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Recently Foraged Ingredients: Vol. 14

March 26, 2015

Spring is in the air, and in the ground, and at the markets. Strawberries, Fiddlehead Ferns, English Peas and Tendrils, Asparagus, Artichokes, Green Garlic, and Spring Onions are here with Morels, Ramps, Fava Beans and Tendrils on the way. The start of Halibut and Salmon season are right around the corner. Here are the items we …

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Selection Of Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans

March 20, 2015

Chickpeas, or Garbanzo Beans, are a versatile ingredient that is a staple in Indian cuisine. Some options for using the beans are: purée for a Hummus and use for vegetables or pita bread or spread it on a Bruschetta. The whole pea can be used in a soup or stew, in a salad, or as …

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Recently Foraged Ingredients: Vol. 13

March 10, 2015

Tale of two sides of the country. The East is still fighting with the snow, and the West has abundant sunshine and a diminishing water supply. But in the world of produce: The spring ingredients have begun in the west. Asparagus, Artichokes, Green Garlic, Spring Onions, and Green Strawberries (pictured) have started. Morel Mushrooms, Fiddlehead …

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