Articles Tagged “ramps”

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • May 17, 2012 • 2 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

"When I don't have much inspiration or if I have a more challenging ingredient, cream cheese is my secret weapon. Kids love cream cheese so it can help soften the blow of flavors like radish or pickled ramps. That's just what I packed here, along with fresh strawberries from the Union Square Greenmarket."
- Amanda

We hope Walker and Addie packed enough to share, because their lunch looks fantastic. What are you having?

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • May 4, 2012 • 0 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

I happened to have a conversation with Addie after she and Walker took this to school for lunch, and I can report that she really enjoyed it! Virginia ham, cucumbers, and MissGinsu's recipe for Sweet and Spicy Pickled Ramps make a wonderful sandwich on brioche bound together with a swipe of mayo, plus a Cara Cara orange for dessert.

The pickles were leftovers from Amanda's Friday night dinner party, but it was more than just efficiency that prompted her to put them in the sandwiches. She says, "My kids love pickles and cucumbers so I try to find ways to tuck them into their lunches."

What's in your lunchbox?

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Menu Ideas

A Spring Greenmarket Feast

By • April 23, 2012 • 0 Comments

A Spring Greenmarket Feast

As spring produce floods the Greenmarket, we're excited to be cooking fresh, springy meals -- it's about time. Winter root vegetables are all well and good, but there's nothing like a tender bunch of ramps, bright asparagus spears, and loamy morels, especially after months of sturdy carrots, potatoes, and apples.

We're fully ready to welcome spring's bounty, and to do so, we will be cooking a feast -- a light Greenmarket feast -- full of recipes highlighting the best of this season's fruits and vegetables. We suggest you do the same.

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Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: Behind the Scenes

By • April 11, 2012 • 12 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Behind the Scenes

You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.

It was a truly beautiful weekend in New York. Between Easter, Passover, and the sunny weather, everyone had something to celebrate. We documented some of our fun moments -- some related to food and some not. Inspired by the fabulous lunches in Christopher and Melissa's Canal House newsletter (check it out if you haven't already), we thought we'd start sharing the best discoveries from our food lives.

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