Sponsored: Brookwood Community Farm CSA Review – Canton, MA

Brookwood Community Farm  in Canton, MA established itself in 2006 by continuing to grow produce on land farmed for generations by others. It's a somewhat small yet community focused farm that "strives to restore underutilized farmland for agricultural purposes, while maintaining and cultivating the ecological richness and diversity of the land." Brookwood Community Farm 11... Continue Reading →

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Roasted Beet Salad with Yogurt and Arugula

Beets are one of those love 'em or hate 'em vegetables that you can find all year round, but which are at their peak from June to October. Their sweet, but unmistakably earthy taste combined with their firm yet tender texture when roasted makes them a sort of maroon oxymoron of flavors. Many of us... Continue Reading →

Pasta Primavera Recipe

I'm kind of an idiot when it comes to Spring. My favorite season is the fall because it's not as hot and humid as the Summer, which is great for a bigger guy like me that isn't at his most attractive when damp. On the other hand, I always get excited for the Spring even... Continue Reading →

Caprese Salad and Proscuitto Sandwich

This is one of my favorite foods of all time and I especially love it in sandwich form, so this is a two-part blog.  Caprese salad is of Italian origin and is absurdly simple to make.  It's just fresh tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and a little dressing. It's just a great dish for when... Continue Reading →

Smoky Pickled Okra

I was kind of on an okra kick this summer for some reason. It's definitely an overlooked vegetable and that probably has something to do with the fact that when cooked or eaten, it has a very viscous quality that some people don't enjoy.  It also has a kind of hairy outer skin, which is... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Shumai and Veggie Stir Fry

Impress your lady friend with dim sum! A long time friend introduced me to dim sum in college and I've loved it ever since.  It wasn't until a little over a year ago that another friend told me that he made steamed shrimp shumai (dumplings) at home and sent me a recipe that I used,... Continue Reading →

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