greenpoint community cookbook

Recipes Gone Wild: Yuka Miyata’s Pork Hiya-Shabu

This week’s lesson in language, and cooking for that matter, comes from Greenpointer’s own Yuka Miyata, who you may know from our Greenpointer’s markets (like the Spring Market happening next week Sunday! Y’all should come by for food, fun, crafts, and more). I asked Yuka what she likes to cook when the weather gets warmer (and veggie-roasting season has ended), and she answered my call with this beauty of a recipe for Hiya-Shabu— a chilled take on shabu-shabu made with thinly-sliced pork, infused with refreshing ginger and scallion, sprinkled with shiso leaves and drizzled with a soy-sesame-ginger-herb sauce. Whoa… Yum! Continue reading

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Recipes Gone Wild: Dogs In Sweaters

Staying warm can be ruff.  Err, rough…rough! May I suggest not leaving the house this weekend, save for going to the store to get some hibernation provisions? Isn’t there a football sporting game or something on the tv?  I might not be one for sports-watching, but sign me up for crashing on the couch with sporty snacks anyday. You want to get cozy, don’t you? Pick out a movie, put on your slippers and your warmest sweater, and while you’re at it, put your dog in a sweater too. No, not Mr. Fuzzy Buttons. I’m talking about your hot dog! Continue reading

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Greenpoint Community Cookbook

Ingredients for a Community Cookbook:
1. An awesome neighborhood (i.e. Greenpoint)
2. A variety of fun and delicious recipes — be them Italian, Polish, Nigerian, Israeli, Korean, Colombian, Japanese…the more the merrier!
3. Cooks that would like to share their favorite recipes with their neighbors

Greenpointers is compiling a community cookbook and — friends, neighbors, home cooks — we need your recipes! Send them in to us by January 1, 2014 through this easy form. The book will be available to purchase by late spring 2014. More info to come as the date draws nearer.

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