Edible Manhattan editor Gabrielle Langholtz has two words for you: solar cooker.
At the corner of State and Pearl streets, a lush little one-acre plot sits quietly rimmed by a crosshatch bamboo fence and overseen in part by its plumed permanent resident: a wild turkey named Zelda.
It’s not just the labor of finding the fuzzy-leafed lamb’s-quarters, heart-shaped wild violets, wild alliums or toothy tangles of dandelion, but a lifetime spent looking just a little bit harder at the city’s undergrowth and overgrown lots.
When the sun’s high in the sky, solar cookers sizzle in the developing world and on the city sidewalk.
Revolution on a stick.
Up-market meat, uptown.
In 1977, Annemarie Colbin opened the Natural Gourmet Cookery School out of her Upper West Side apartment, where she could accommodate 12 students around her kitchen table.
Everyone thought Adam Block was nuts to open an ambitious eatery on far West 48th between 11th Avenue and the West Side Highway, also know as nowheresville.
Try this new summer recipe from Sarah Huck, a cookbook author who sold fruit at Red Jacket’s stand for five summers and now co-owns Park Slope’s Kos Kaffe.
In addition to inspiring you to get your own urban hive, Paska’s new book includes a collection of ways to cook with your comb.
Artist Erin Gleeson, a former F.I.T. professor who married a rabbi and moved to the woods outside Silicon Valley, shot every dish in the forest, but don’t picture sprout salad or tofu casserole.
Ten years ago when Issac Elvis planted grapevines in the tree pit in front of his Trattoria Casa Di Issaco on 9th Avenue near West 40th Street, people on the block teased him, asking if he had a permit.