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Eat local, seasonal, and fresh

Have you heard of the locavore movement? A locavore is someone who eats foods grown locally whenever possible. An increasing number of people in the Western New York area and beyond are determined to rethink how the eat, beginning with where … Continue reading

20. January 2014 by Nina
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Don’t waste your CSA share: Sensible tips & satisfying recipes (Part II)

Originally published in Buffalo Spree magazine, May 2013 September Cabbage, potatoes, brussels sprouts, broccoli, celeriac, kale, bok choy, collards It’s fun to find ways to feature raw cabbage as the star of a dish without going the conventional coleslaw route. … Continue reading

17. August 2013 by Nina
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Don’t waste your CSA share: Sensible tips & satisfying recipes (Part I)

Originally published in Buffalo Spree magazine, May 2013 Consumers’ growing appetite for fresh, local, and seasonal food has helped make community supported agriculture (CSA) increasingly popular. Tens of thousands of families have joined the CSA movement, according to LocalHarvest, an … Continue reading

16. August 2013 by Nina
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Garlic Prawn Pasta

I was drawn to making this dish from Donna Hay’s cookbook, “fast, fresh, simple.” because I regularly whip up pasta dishes just like this, minus the written recipe. I grew up eating pasta with tomato sauce twice a week, so … Continue reading

03. June 2012 by Nina
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Roasted Cauliflower and Apple Soup

I’ve been following the Beekman 1802 website the past year, and in that time, I’ve read a bit to expand my knowledge of all things heirloom — seeds, farming, gardening, animals and more. This Christmas, I purchased heirloom seeds for … Continue reading

28. December 2011 by Nina
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Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms, Potatoes & Sausage

Last year, I was searching for a fun new way to eat Brussels sprouts and came across this recipe. The weather is cooling down and Brussels sprouts are all over local farmer’s markets and the Lexington Co-Op, so I thought … Continue reading

01. October 2011 by Nina
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Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Dumplings

I’ve been on a Fabio Viviani kick lately. I’ve explored his website and its “Recipeasy” section, and I’ve started following him on Twitter. One of my favorite things about Fabio is the fact that he’s serious about food and very … Continue reading

01. March 2011 by Nina
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