Posts Tagged ‘Black Rock Orchard’

Farms Race: Who Gets the Season’s First Ramps or Soft-Shell Crabs?

With spring comes an arms race among chefs all vying to be the first to have the latest local, seasonal ingredients on their menus.

Market Research: Pears

Bored with apples? Seek out some not-so-new varieties of pears. The Seckel is a small, heirloom variety roughly the size of a child’s fist. It’s got a clean, sweet taste that’s not as honey-cloying as some varieties. Best of all, these pears have full flavor when crisp, meaning you don’t need to wait for them […]