My mother’s wedding bouquet was made of Lillies of the Valley. The last time I had a bouquet of them in my own hands was in Paris a couple of years ago. On May Day, or May 1, vendors sell small bunches of lillies of the valley on street corners.Read more →
Sunday Gravy makes slow simmered meat sauce that transports you directly back to Old Italy of 100 years ago. This sauce is so rich that your stomach is begging you to stop while your mouth just can’t do that.Read more →
The Union Square Greenmarket is filled with flowers and trees for the city’s gardens, balconies and window boxes. I Loads of people were out today, carefully selecting their annuals from the sunny and bright offerings of Van Houten Farms. Maybe some day I’ll have a spot in the sun forRead more →
It’s almost Ramp Season! Be the first to send me a tweet (@MarketsNYC) with a picture of the first ramps in the markets, and I’ll give you a pound of ramp butter! You can freeze it and use it all year long!
And, with no further ado, here are the Weekend Market Picks!Read more →