If you grew up during the 1950s, 60s or 70s, there’s a very good chance that, on hectic nights, you were served a frozen dinner or two. These single-serving-sized dinners were packaged in plastic and foil, compartmentalized to separate the mystery meat from the gravy-glopped potatoes from the mushy vegetables. Buy them in bulk. Put them in your freezer.
Chef Jamie Simpson and Chef Jessica Biederman to Tag Team in Boston
Edible Flowers Put Joy and Love on the Plate
Deciding which size of our smallest greens and herbs to use is a game of inches, one giving chefs incremental choices that make all the difference on the plate.
At Roots 2018, we offered a panel titled “Cultivating a New Perspective on the Buy Local Movement,” one where Farmer Lee Jones participated. And, early on, he jumped right in to tackle what he labeled as the elephant in the room—and that “elephant” is how the word “local” is being used in connection with food today.
Flower grower Gheorghe Gureu has unleashed a tiny army inside The Chef’s Garden flower house. In a microscopic game of “good guys vs. bad guys,” a phalanx of predatory insects is hunting down pests that could otherwise wreak havoc on edible flowers and leaves.