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December 23, 2015


For a week or so before heading west to visit family, I put myself on a ‘No Shopping Challenge’ to prepare meals with only what was in the freezer and pantry. My final meal: a Brie, turkey, and pomegranate salsa sandwich. And now we are in Vancouver!

Ingredients: Brie cheese, pomegranate, turkey breast, sourdough bread, baby spinach



Soft and chewy, with just a hint of sweetness from maple syrup, this gluten free Rosemary and Cheddar Cheese Cornbread is one of my favorite holiday dishes!

Ingredients: Yellow cornmeal, cheddar cheese, maple syrup, rosemary



#thanksgiving weekend visit recap @stonebarns.

Location: Stone Barns Center For Food & Agriculture




Cassis & Desist. Champagne with cassis and a sprig of rosemary. Perfect holiday cocktail with @Rachna.

Location: Market Table




Made these tasty (and festive) vegan candy cane brownie bites.

Ingredients: All purpose flour, baking powder, coconut oil, powdered sugar, turbinado sugar, vanilla extract, peppermint extract, sea salt, flax meal, dark cacao powder, candy canes




December 18, 2015


A fresh meal to balance all the rich ones! Chicken and Poblano Enchiladas with an Avocado Spinach Sauce and Pomegranate Salsa. On the blog.

Ingredients: Chicken breast, Poblano peppers, Monterey cheese, avocado, pomegranate, spinach, dried cranberries, jalapeño, chicken stock, cilantro, lime juice



Chorizo, Leek and Potato Gratin recipe is now on the blog! This is no ordinary gratin, one with an Asian twist! 🙂




#nystate #thebigapple



Filled with cheesy potatoes and fried to perfection, these wheat-free pierogi are one of my favorite Christmas traditions. Recipe on the blog now.

Ingredients: Cheddar cheese, potato, parsnips, quinoa flour, millet flour, oat flour, active dry yeast




Carne Asada Tacos at Dos Toros

Location: Dos Toros at Hudson Eats



December 11, 2015



Leftover sushi rice made into crispy tamari rice ‘cake’, then topped with a perfect fried egg!

Ingredients: Egg, sushi rice, kelp, tamari, mirin, shichimi togarashi




My son helped me with a fresh pasta / ravioli demo at NYS Museum. He’s the hardest working 10 yr old I know.

Location: Canajoharie, NY



Chewy Gingerbread Chocolate Cookies. I add a touch of cayenne, as a little warm surprise! #GiftGoodEats

Ingredients: Flour, dark chocolate, fresh ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne, molasses, butter, ground ginger, cloves, baking soda, brown sugar



Totally nominating Carr’s Ciderhouse for #GiftGoodEats. These are handcrafted, small-batch ciders for your pantry! And check out their cider syrups!

Ingredients: Apple cider vinegar



Is it the weekend yet? Dreaming of just sitting by the tree and eating some cookies.

Ingredients: Whiskey, chocolate chips



December 4, 2015




On a gloomy December 1st, it is sunny inside. The perfect soft-boiled egg.

Ingredients: Avocado, egg, sourdough bread, radish microgreens, za’atar




My favorite spicy sardine noodle soup, my ultimate comfort food!




Pan-seared Jersey Muscovy Duck Breast w/ Merlot Pan Sauce over Duck Fat Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Fingerling Potatoes. #NoFoodWaste #Brunchtastic

Ingredients: Muscovy duck breast, Brussels sprouts, fingerling potatoes, duck fat, fresh thyme, red wine
Location: Lyndhurst, NJ



December in Georgia means greens, greens and more greens!

Ingredients: Broccoli, Tuscan kale, lettuce, collard greens, Hakurei turnips





Location: The Wildflower Cafe




October 30, 2015



Our wheat and rye berry salad with grains from Maine Grains. Perfect for meatless Monday, or any day that ends in Y.

Ingredients: Golden beets, wheat berries, dill
Location: Dig Inn Seasonal Market





Good golly, miss Cauli! Big as my head, and the best way to #GreenYoSelf for @FoodDay2015!

Ingredients: Cauliflower





Saffron infused linguine con vongol. #homemadepasta #saffron #fresh #allday







Ingredients: Lobster, jumbo shrimp






Location: Cafe Gratitude Arts District




October 23, 2015

We are so excited that our Top 5 Posts this week are all Newbie Foodstanders!
Welcome, all! And congrats on such awesome first posts!



Slurped up this delicious, chilled udon soup. The broth is complex, and the noodles have great texture.

Ingredients: Udon noodles, sweet potato, daikon, ume
Location: Samurai Mama




My first post, using fresh veggies grown by @Rachna‘s family! So good!

Ingredients: Eggplant, green chili pepper, radish



Excited to see what will come from the latest From The Farmer delivery!

Location: Washington, DC





Pilgrimage to the ground zero of organic farming: the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Location: Santa Cruz, CA






Delicious fried plantains filled with chicken and peppers = tostones rellenos!

Ingredients: Chicken, plantain, pepper, sofrito
Location: Havana Cafe & Lounge


Sunflower buds, wedding cake + more Friday Faves!

October 16, 2015


kivazipnyc Love tempeh? Check out Grown in Brooklyn’s Kiva Zip loan & help them develop 3 new tempeh products! Lend:

Ingredients: Spinach, tempeh

Location: Naidre’s Cafe & Bakery



JustinHewitt Sunflower buds eat like artichoke taste like sunflower. Treat them as if they were a artichoke you will be delighted to find how delicious they are!

Ingredients: Sunflower buds


JenniferEmilson Well, stuff my apples! And pears. Hot Italian sausage filled apples and pears roasted in butter, white wine and sage. It could be an appetizer, but add a salad and it’s dinner! #laterstand

Ingredients: Gala apple, Bosc pear, Italian hot sausage, fresh sage, butter without salt, white table wine



Newgent Roasted Butternut Squash Skewers- a perfect pick for #MeatlessMondayNight!

Ingredients: Butternut squash, fresh sage, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper





Emma Homemade wedding-eve cake celebrating my marriage to @alberto !!!


Squash, Figs, Beets + More Friday Faves!

October 9, 2015

Ricky Throwback to a quiet Thanksgiving Dinner ’14: looking down on Half Dome halfway through the perfect long run, eating an avocado and PB&J (PB+J; no bread; no other food left; store was closed). This one’s gonna be pretty difficult to top.

Ingredients: Avocado, chunky peanut butter, jelly

Location: Cloud’s Rest 10060 Ft Elevation



annefood Huevos rancheros with Kabocha squash! I had to get the squash into breakfast somehow…

Ingredients: Egg, black beans, kabocha squash, spinach, red onion, fresh cilantro, corn tortilla, chèvre




gingerandchorizo Fig, Parma ham, mozzarella, tomato and baby spinach salad. #laterstand





sugardetoxme Pretty plate of beet-pickled eggs, Chioggia beets and super fresh microgreens compliments of @goodwaterfarms

Ingredients: Sunflower sprouts, pea shoots, pickled egg, Chioggia beets, extra virgin olive oil




foodbymars Provençal Roasted Chicken with pears and shallots recipe plus a Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven Giveaway!

Ingredients: Chicken, Bartlett pear, Bosc pear, shallots, herbes de provence, unsalted butter


Fall Colors + More Friday Faves!

October 2, 2015


JenniferEmilson It’s National Pancake Day (isn’t every day?!) so it’s apple cinnamon buckwheat pancakes for breakfast. Have a great weekend ️

Ingredients: All purpose flour unbleached, fuji apple, baking powder, buckwheat flour, half & half, powdered sugar, egg, pure maple syrup, Saigon cinnamon, goat yogurt



 My first time making pasta by hand. It’s fun! Repetitive can be very therapeutic.

Ingredients: All purpose flour unbleached, semolina, kosher salt, water



gottalovefrosting Breakfast done right!





annefood My favorite way to cook winter squash is to roast it in wedges with sage leaves. Happy it’s fall!

Ingredients: Buttercup squash, fresh sage, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper




Tara Newly Jew-ish, sick with a cold & close to the new year, I rolled my very first Halle family recipe matzo balls

Ingredients: Chicken, matzo, egg, chicken broth, carrot, onion, parsley, butter with salt


News Flash, Breakfast + More Friday Faves

September 25, 2015

Foodstand News Flash!

The Foodstand team is growing!
We’re so excited to welcome
@sugardetoxme @annefood
@Anniemelia and @Ricky to the team!


Now back to our regularly scheduled programming. Enjoy!



etsummer Composed salad w/ seaweed and asian dressing. Had it for breakfast

Ingredients: Avocado, carrot, edamame, quinoa, shishito, seaweed




TheSucculentVegan Roasted Poblano and Avocado Salad… Vegan, Gluten Free

Ingredients: Avocado, pumpkin seeds, radish, agave nectar, poblano peppers, cayenne, fresh lime juice, vegan cotija cheese



Kitty One waffle, two experiences.

Ingredients: Arugula, balsamic vinegar, prosciutto, blackberries, cream cheese, maple syrup, raspberries, vanilla extract, vanilla ice cream



serveMEnow Our garden set us up for a delicious lunch! The sweet potato leaves are blooming purple and our scallions are ready for a trim. Naturally, a quick sauté in olive oil, garlic, and red chili pepper flakes made for a perfect meal!

Ingredients: Sweet potato leaves, scallions, olive oil, red chili pepper flakes




gingerandchorizo When all I could find in the fridge were egg and mushrooms this morning…

Ingredients: Egg, mushroom, olive oil, black pepper, salt