Seasonal Tastes: February – Turkey Meatball Pitas with Spinach and Dill Sauce
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Seasonal Tastes: February – Turkey Meatball Pitas with Spinach and Dill Sauce

Spinach is packed with all sorts of good-for-you things.  In fact, of all the things in season during the winter, it probably has the most health benefits.  Most of the really healthy stuff simply can’t survive the frigid months.  I can barely survive the frigid months. The problem is I barely ever eat it fresh.  I … Continue reading

Seasonal Tastes: December – Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce
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Seasonal Tastes: December – Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce

I know pumpkin is an October/November item, but since we’ve been experiencing a warmer Fall/Winter than usual here in NYC, I’m allowing that ingredient to slide into December – it still feels apropos.  Did I use that word correctly? I started with this recipe, but it was pretty much just an inspiration that I ran with.  I … Continue reading

Seasonal Tastes: July – Corn on the Cob with Basil Butter
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Seasonal Tastes: July – Corn on the Cob with Basil Butter

Cooking with seasonal ingredients takes advantage of when produce is at its best. There’s usually more flavor, it can be more cost efficient, and it just feels more genuine. Each month I’ll cook a dish showcases and in-season ingredient. Corn on the cob is a fun thing to eat in the summer but something I … Continue reading