Tag: asparagus


Garden Update: Cherries! Peonies! Currants!

A strange season this year, indeed. Cherries are ripening way early — two weeks, by some accounts — and yet, peonies, for some reason, stayed blooming later than ever. Here’s an update of what’s ripening and blooming in the fields. […]


Asparagus and Radish Salad with Mint

    Another great winner of a recipe from TheKitchn: Asparagus and Radish Salad with Mint. Marissa and Trae brought the Asparagus and Radish Salad with Mint to Easter supper, and it was a big hit. Easy, delicious, and very spring-y. […]


Snowstorm at the Farm

With these photos, I bring you a rare look at behind the scenes, the inner workings of Sour Cherry Farm. I take you …. dum, dum dum!…. behind the garage! Hunna is loading wood for the log hoop on the […]


Early Friday Morning in the Garden

Early Friday morning in the garden, before anyone else was awake. Peonies blooming, blueberries ripening, cicadas molting. New this year: creeping phlox under the dwarf sour cherry and coreopsis near the pear tree.  Here’s a look. Too many ferns!   […]

cooking, garden

Asparagus Season Has Arrived!

The farm’s first spears of asparagus are up! We harvested them and had them with a piece of absolutely delicious porchetta from Tarry Market. Porchetta, for those that don’t know, is pork loin seasoned with lots of herbs, especially sage […]

entertaining, family

Easter Dinner No. 2: The O’D’s

Kelli and Patrick were the gracious hosts of Easter Dinner No. 2. Three families gathered around the dining room table, and Patrick’s ham was the centerpiece of a lovely spring meal. Related posts: Easter Dinner No. 1: Les Gilberts Christmas […]


Leftovers and a Quick Stir Fry

Everything but the kitchen sink in the first pot, rice in the second. The makings of dinner. Related posts: Quick Barbecue Sauce Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Frittata Leftovers for a No-Cook Supper Agnolotti with Quick Tomato Sauce

cooking, recipes

Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Frittata

For Saturday night supper this week, we went vegetarian: Roasted Vegetable Frittata with asparagus, zucchini, roasted red peppers, chives and feta cheese. Related posts: Recipe: Zucchini-Tomato Gratin Recipe: Olive Oil Roasted Tomatoes and Fennel with White Beans Jeweled Roasted Vegetables […]


Blizzard No. 2

We got slammed again. About a foot this time, I’d say. Here’s a look. Related posts: Cleaning Up after the Blizzard Christmas Blizzard 2010 A Tree Comes Down in Nyack Sunday at the Farm: Hot Dogs and Hydrangeas


Supper: Chicken, Aparagus, Salad

Mostly from the garden: Related posts: Supper: Jalapeno Shrimp, Mango Salad and Cilantro Rice Fried Chicken Saturday Night Supper Farm and Fowl; Supper in the Garden Supper on the Patio with Kelly and Jessica


Sunday Night Supper: Scallops

We just love the fish we’ve been getting at the Palisades Farmers Market from Pura Vida Fishery. Captain Rick fishes off the coast of Long Island, and brings us his catch. Man are those scallops terrific. Related posts: Saturday Night […]