Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

I love citrus fruits. I stock up on Meyer lemons, cara-cara oranges, and pink grapefruits as soon as I see them in the store. This is the end of winter and citrus season, so I’m trying to enjoy the last few weeks of these delicious fruits. The book Citrus is a dream cookbook for citrus … Continue reading

Arancini–Fried Rice Balls

There are so many ways to make fried rice balls. You can make suppli al telefono which are smaller and have tomato sauce mixed in, or you can make arancini which tend to be made bigger and with saffron flavored risotto. You can make risotto from scratch. You could make risotto from a box. Or … Continue reading

Ricotta-Asparagus Tart

Monday’s post was all about ramps, but I also got three big bunches of asparagus at the market. I thought that the best way to showcase them would be in a pretty tart. These asparagus were not too thick, so they did not require peeling of the stems. If you get really thick asparagus, that’s … Continue reading

Ramp Pesto, and Ramp and Asparagus Frittata

Spring has arrived with all of its delicious seasonal produce. This is the time when shopping at the farmer’s market is a lot of fun. Meals can be driven by whatever seasonal ingredients I purchase. This weekend there were still some ramps at the Dupont Circle farmers market. The season is very short, so if … Continue reading