[1] It’s not just cucumbers: many fruits and veggies can be pickled, like these pickled radishes. Add them to salads, sandwiches, cheese plates, as garnishes and in a mixed pickle plate (photo © Simply Delicious Food). [2] Pickled apples, a delicious condiment. You can pickle them in an hour—see below (photo © Best Apples). [3] […]

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[1] A simple salad of mixed baby greens, topped with burrata, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze (photo © Hill And Bay | NYC). [2] Top baby greens with burrata (here baby spinach and arugula sprouts) and a drizzle of olive oil. Watermelon radishes add color (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Burrata atop sundried […]

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[1] A sweet potato pizza with caramelized onions, copressata and balsamic glaze (photo and recipe © DeLallo). [2] Sweet sopressata, a dry salami from southern Italy (photo © Our Harvest). [3] Mascarpone, rich and creamy (photo © Vermont Creamery). [4] Provolone cheese is a close cousin of mozzarella. Both are stretched-curd cheeses, called pasta filata […]

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[1] Acorn squash, an American favorite (photo © Kim Daniels | Unsplash). [2] Bake an acorn squash and stuff the halves with other veggies, including root vegetables. Here, Brussels sprouts, dried cranberries and sliced almonds atop brown rice (photo © Chef Eric LeVine). [3] Here’s the recipe from Farmgirl Gourmet (photo © Farmgirl Gourmet). [4] […]

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The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins today and is celebrated for two days. It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days specified by Leviticus 23:23–32, that occur each year. Symbolic foods include: Apples and honey Challah Couscous With Seven Vegetables Dates Fish Honey cake Leeks, chard or spinach New (i.e. seasonal) fruit […]

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September 1st is National Cherry Popover Day. Popovers have been a family delight, although our mother and grandmother, both excellent bakers, didn’t make them. Instead, the family went for frequent brunches at a restaurant know for its popovers. Alas, the restaurant is gone and our option is to bake our own. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy. […]

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