by Amy Chaplin
Martha's Circle

Tag Archive 'basil'

A few weeks ago I came home to find a package containing the new book by Gabrielle Langholtz called The New Green Market Cookbook: Recipes and Tips From Today’s Finest Chefs & The Stories Behind The Farms That Inspire Them (Da Capo Press). Flicking through the pages was similar to leafing through a photo album […]

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Many years ago, a simple bowl of spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce was on the cover of Gourmet magazine and the beautifully photographed image has stuck with me ever since. Strangely, I don’t think I ever actually made it, although I have considered it every summer. Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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Stuffed Summer Squash

I have made these lovely little stuffed squash a couple of times over the summer to rave reviews. This is a great way to take advantage of any shape of summer squash you may find at the market or have growing in your garden. I loved stuffing the round, 8-ball and avocado squash as the […]

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Each time I buy a pint of cherry tomatoes I think it’ll be the last of the year, but they seem to be hanging on even as the cool weather infuses the air, and apples and squash arrive at the farmer’s market in weighty abundance. Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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    Sweet corn, basil and tomatoes are some of my favorite summer ingredients and on a recent trip home from the market I was trying to decide how I could combine them all for dinner. Actually, I was still figuring it out as I sautéed some summer squash, that had to be used and […]

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                    A post about Cayuga Pure Organics has been bubbling to the surface of my blog for weeks now. I have been buying their delicious dried beans at the farmers market (recipes to follow soon) and discovered recently that they also grind their own spelt and wheat […]

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