It's time we should be seeing Cranshaw (Crenshaw?) melon in our local farmers' markets, but I haven't seen nary a one! Any leads on the Queen of Melons? My go-to melon man says they are particularly demanding to cultivate.
Gail Simmons gives us her list of pantry must-haves. Ingredients you should always have around to enhance and boost the flavor of all your meals. It's the little things that keep life interesting. Read more here.
Chefs Joanne Chang and Karen Akunowicz from Myers + Chang in Boston, show us how to use lemongrass. It's the central ingredient in their Green Monster, infusing the stir-fry with unique bright, citrusy, and floral-herbal fragrance. Read more.
Sweet, juicy melon and salty, umami prosciutto are one of summer’s best flavor pairings. This happy couple marries together in an unfussy way, and carbs, as usual (this time in the form of pizza), come to the rescue!
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy