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Entries Tagged as 'fruit'

Ornamental quince create cooking puzzle

October 9th, 2008 · 4 Comments · local food, recipes

Bring me your quince recipes. Please! My latest foraging score is my neighbor’s quince, which I’ve determined is not real quince but, rather, ornamental quince. (As an indication of my lack of quince sophistication, the ornamental variety is the only one I previously knew about.) I think it’s Pseudocydonia, however, rather than Chaenomeles (aka Japonica), […]

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Corn, tomatoes highlight midsummer meal

August 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Farmers markets, local food

Some highlights of last night’s dinner with friends. Sweet corn at its fresh and local peak. Three kinds of pasture-raised meat (beef, goat, lamb) cooked over a fire fueled with wood from the same property. Homemade coffee ice cream with chocolate chunks. Fruit salad made entirely of fruit from friends’ farm. The fruits included plums, […]

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