Joy Y. Wang appears in the following:
Friday, October 22, 2010
Weird and wonderful, kohlrabi is now in season. Learn about what it is, how to cook it, and try a recipe for roasted kohlrabi with winter squash.
Friday, October 15, 2010
Corcord grapes, which are now in season, have a candy-like taste that comes with a tragic history. WNYC's Amy Eddings learns more, and gets a recipe for a Concord grape tart with hazelnut crust and crème fraiche.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Craig Haney, the livestock manager at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, talks about sustainably raised lamb. Also, check out chef Dan Barber's recipe for braised lamb necks.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Southern cookbook author Matt Lee talks about okra and dispels some of the myths around the slimy vegetable. Plus, check out the Lee Brothers' recipe for Cucumber, Tomato and Okra Salad.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood is blowing up this weekend with art, music and writing. Here are WNYC's weekend picks.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Sotheby’s will host a special heirloom auction on Thursday evening -- edible heirlooms, that is. Its mission? To raise awareness of heirloom vegetables and money for two charitable organizations.
Friday, September 17, 2010
Just in time for the fall harvest season, chef Kelly Geary explains the basics of canning and offers a recipe for nectarine orange-blossom honey jam.
Friday, September 10, 2010
Pimientos de padrón only became available in the states about five years ago. Learn more about how the sometimes mild, sometimes firey peppers are prepared as a traditional tapas dish.
Friday, September 03, 2010
Tips on picking out perfectly ripe peaches — before summer is over. Also, try recipes for peachy quinoa and grilled peach and green tomato salad.
Monday, August 30, 2010
The mysterious and little-known ground cherry is an heirloom fruit that resembles a cross between a tiny tomato, tomatillo and a berry. Learn what they are and get a ground cherry compote recipe.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Cathy Guisewite announced this week that she’ll be ending her “Cathy” comic strip on October 3. The creator described her decision to kill off Cathy (the character) as an “excruciating” one. Is it the end of an era? Or a victory for women everywhere?
Friday, August 13, 2010
Pink-speckled cranberry beans are piling up at the local farmers' markets. We hear from Cathy Erway who writes the blogs Not Eating Out in New York and Lunch at Sixpoint and grows cranberry beans on the roof of the Sixpoint Brewery in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Find out how to grow and cook the fresh shell beans.
Friday, August 06, 2010
Paulette Satur and former Lutece chef Eberhard Müller of Satur Farms explain how to harvest the most flavorful basil. Try a recipe for grilled tomatillo salsa with purple basil.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Bitter melon may do everything from fight cancer cells to reduce sperm count. Try a recipe from Dr. Pamela Yee for pork-stuffed bitter melon with fermented black beans.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Learn more about foraging for purslane, an ultra-healthy succulent weed. Try chef Amy Chaplin's purslane salad with flax-chive dressing.
Friday, July 09, 2010
African bands Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, Konono No. 1, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, and Burkina Electric perform throughout the city and ensure that New York's focus on Africa continues beyond the World Cup.
Thursday, July 08, 2010
Find out what types of mangoes are in season just in time for summer, and try Salon senior food writer Francis Lam's recipe for mango lassi.
Friday, July 02, 2010
Find out what's fresh at the greenmarket just in time for July 4. Also, try an easy red-white-and-blue recipe for queso fresco salsa.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Farmer and apiarist Annie Novak and other experts talk about why bees swarm in the spring and how local honey can treat seasonal allergies.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Rhubarb brings a unique tang and acidity to both sweet and savory dishes. Get a recipe for couscous with rhubarb, asparagus and walnuts here, and learn more about rhubarb wine.