Farmer’s Market Saturday

Tweet Despite the extreme heat, which seemed to wilt all the available produce, these lovely squash blossoms were holding their own. This great recipe from ThaiTable.com is a great and simple way to enjoy these seasonal delights. Crunchy Squash Blossoms – Dok Fugtong Tod 2 Servings 10 squash blossoms 1/3 cup all purpose flour 1/2 […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #49

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #49: A Taste of Spain Chef Mark speaks with Stephanie Mazier of the Consorcio del Jamon Serrano, who tells us about this amazing and most famous of Spanish products. She explains the difference between jamon serrano and jamon iberico, and we share some recipes. Next, he speaks with Justo Parrada of Castillo […]

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Farmer’s Market Saturday

Tweet An Abundance of Summer Color! It seems all this rain we’ve been having in the Northeast has filled the farm stands with bright color! This week, I couldn’t decide which I liked better, the fruits or the vegetables, so here are a few of each. Samoscott Orchards never fails to impress me with their […]

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Podcast Reviews

Tweet There’s a new podcast review website up called, appropriately enough, Podcast-review.com! Please take a moment to go there and filter for Food shows and leave us reviews! You can review Culinary Podcast Network and several of the individual shows, or submit a podcast for review. www.culinarypodcastnetwork.comfood, food podcast, cooking, personal chef, Podcast Review, ReMARKable […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #48

Tweet #48: Fish, Dandelion wine and Balsamico! Chef Mark speaks with Captain Rick of Pura Vida Fishery of Hampton Bays, NY. Captain Rick teaches his patrons about “dry scallops” and lets us know how he’s opened up the market for Long Island fish in Spain and Japan. Chef Mark also speaks to a lady selling […]

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Farmer’s Market Saturday Part 2

Tweet Summer is definitely in full swing, and we’re starting to see a wider range of fruits and vegetables at the market. The yellow beans, or wax beans, were in abundance, along with mounds and mounds of green beans. Samascott Orchards had those great peaches I wrote about in the previous post, along with this […]

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Farmer’s Market Saturday Part 1

Tweet There’s nothing like a just picked NY State Peach! I know you folks from Georgia might beg to differ, as would some die hard Big Apple fans, but there’s nothing quite so drippingly sweet as a luscious fuzzy NY State Peach. These lovelies were just picked yesterday, and they are ripe off the branch. […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #47

Tweet ReMARKable Palate Podcast #47: Highlights from the Fancy Food Show Chef Mark makes the rounds at the Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center in New York, and brings you some short clips from a number of people he interviews. From fish to cheese, nut oils, chocolates and liqueurs, this is a taste of […]

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The NASFT Fancy Food Show

Tweet It seems this year’s Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center is bigger than ever! We have had some amazing finds, great interviews with passionate gastronomes and entrepreneurs eager to bring new products to market. We ran into our friends Alessandro Calveri and Marina Spaggiari of Nero Modena, makers of the Tondo Balsamic Vinegars […]

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Farmer’s Market Saturday

Tweet Gleboski Farms had some amazing PURPLE Kohlrabi at the Farmer’s market today, which made for an amazing salad. From Wikipedia: Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea Gongylodes Group) is a low, stout cultivar of the cabbage which has been selected for its swollen, nearly spherical, Sputnik-like shape. The name comes from the German kohl (cabbage) plus rabi […]

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