August 28, 2009 You may have noticed a vegetable at your local farmers market that looks kind of like an albino carrot on steroids. It's a daikon radish. Kazu Yoshimoto, who runs a daikon farm in Massachusetts, says that unlike regular radishes, daikon has kick.
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August 27, 2009 Nora Ephron's movie, Julie and Julia, has sent Julia Child's classic book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the top of the bestseller list. Ephron talks about Child's legacy, and shares favorite recipes from the book.
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August 25, 2009 A collection of small, flavorful dishes called meze are a common evening meal in the Mediterranean, but journalist Joanna Kakissis finds they're a great way to make friends in the U.S., too.
August 25, 2009 Food writer Nigella Lawson doesn't much care for shopping in the summer. "[It] is really so much worse than cooking," she says. Her solution? Feta cheese. The aged, salty, grainy cheese keeps well and goes nicely with a variety of summer vegetables.
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August 20, 2009 This is the time of year when Seattleites go foraging for their food. You see them in parks and along roadsides picking blackberries off the bushes that run rampant throughout the city. The state considers the bushes a "Class C noxious weed."
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August 19, 2009 If you're infatuated with lavender's slightly spicy, earthy aroma, you'll love the flavor of this flowering relative of mint. Try it in nearly anything: from cocktails, to roasted vegetables and meats, to creamy desserts.
August 19, 2009 This Morning Edition series takes you to America's farmers markets and roadside stands for a sample of what's growing on its farms, in its gardens and across the countryside. We invite you to share your recipes and ideas.
August 14, 2009 We got some interesting entries when we asked you for your best pizza recipes. Some pizzas had blueberries. Some had mussels. Our staff scoured through all your submissions and picked three tasty-looking creations. Find out which was our favorite.
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August 12, 2009 These edible flowers have a texture that's soft and delicate when raw or steamed, crisp and toothsome when fried — and especially delectable when encasing dollops of soft, white cheese.
August 7, 2009 There's magic on Patsy and Herbert Spitzer's lawn in Pinson, Ala. In the summer, they spread out baskets of their garden's bounty on a card table. There's also a list of prices and a sign to put your money in the pickle jar. And you know what? People do.
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August 4, 2009 Although anchovies have been a staple of the global diet for thousands of years, their reputation scares a lot of people off. Their fishy, salty pungency just takes a little care in preparation. Once you harness their "umami," you'll learn to love this remarkable little fish.
July 30, 2009 The small town of Rocky Ford, Colo., about 50 miles east of Pueblo, hails itself as the "Sweet Melon Capital of the World." That's because hot days, cool nights and a high elevation help farmers grow some of the sweetest cantaloupe on the planet.
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July 29, 2009 Finding a vendor that sells local peaches in season isn't too hard to do; finding a way NOT to overindulge while the sweet, juicy fruit is bountiful can be a much tougher task — especially when it's dressing up muffins, meats, crepes and more.
July 26, 2009 If Hemingway were throwing a celebration for his 110th birthday, it's a sure bet that the festivities would include a hefty dose of spirits. Phil Greene of the Museum of the American Cocktail meets us at a watering hole in downtown Washington, D.C., to tell us about the drinks Hemingway wrote about, and show us how to make them.
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November 5, 2008 From the Kitchen Window column
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