I’ll admit it. My spice cabinet is a bit of a mess. And it seems the more cooking I do, the greater into disarray my cache of seasonings falls. A six-year-old, nearly untouched jar of marjoram rests atop a pillow of unlabeled ziploc bags filled with heaping spoonfuls of unidentified yellow and green aromatic powders. Towards the back of the cupboard, a tub of oregano the size of a house cat mocks me. Too much of this, too little of that, and what to do with it all, assuming the old stuff still has pungency? Greenpoint’s Tara Suan, has come up with an idea to combat these common kitchen conundrums.
This week I’ve been consumed by two things: A) finding ways to use all the delicious figs (in season in Greenpoint now!) and B) 90s hip hop slow jamz. Continue reading
Sunday Supper #8 on August 4th, 2013 from 7-9pm will not only feature amazing and truly locally grown produce from North Brooklyn Farms, but the location within Havemeyer Park (Kent Ave bet. So. 3rd & So. 4th) with a view of the Williamsburg Bridge and a summer sunset behind the Manhattan skyline will be truly exquisite.
Chef Emma Jane Gonzalez and North Brooklyn Farms’ Farmer Ryan Watson present a menu of local seasonal food and Sailor Jerry is providing the cocktails. Proceeds benefit North Brooklyn Farms.
• Delicate Green Pea Soup, Mint, Rosewater
• Grilled Cornbread, BBQ Adzuki Beans, Greens
• Fresh Heirloom Tomato, Herb Cashew Cream
• Fruit Parfait, Almond Cream, Balsamic Reduction
• Sailor Jerry Rum Basil Mint Mojito
Reservations are non-refundable.