Blueberries are thoroughly abundant right now, so when a preview for Emily and Melissa Elsen’s blueberry lavender pie from The Four & Twenty Blackbird Pie Book due out this September came across our desks, we took to begging.
The topping is unusual, crunchy, and great on whatever fruit you’ve got.
I love poached eggs for breakfast. You already know my favorite way to eat eggs for dinner. But you know what’s just as good? Eggs for dessert.
With the burst of warm weather earlier this week, it feels like something must be growing out there, right? Sadly, it’s still a bit soon for those first spring crops to hit the Greenmarkets. Until they do, here’s a terrific recipe that will tickle your taste buds and get you through the last, long stretch of early spring.
In our current issue we profiled Liz Gutman and Jen King, the ladies behind Brooklyn’s artisan candy company Liddabit Sweets, and promised our readers a recipe from their recently released Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook.
While bartender contests are usually not our scene (don’t you HATE it when you get a recipe that calls for three things you’ve never even heard of, let alone have in your pantry?), there was one drink at the Don Julio Tequila cocktail competition at Good Spirits we tried that we absolutely have to, and can easily, make at home.
The Forrest Gump cocktail from Nick and Toni’s Cafe features Brooklyn’s own Cacao Prieto Cacao Rum, which we wrote about in Edible Brooklyn. It goes down easy with some Valentine’s chocolate, just saying…
Lou DiPalo, the fourth-generation operator of DiPalo’s Fine Foods in Manhattan’s Little Italy, shared his grandmother’s recipe for true Italian-style cheesecake in our Edible Brooklyn Cookbook.
Winter produce doesn’t have to dreary. With recipes like this one for rich roasted parsnip and sweet potato soup from Karol Lu, a competitive cooking veteran, you can dine like a king, even in the coldest months.
After all the holiday feasting and feting, who couldn’t use a little pick-me-up to get through the work week? Here’s a cocktail from the folks at Kings County Distillery and Marlow & Sons restaurant in Williamsburg that’s just right for our we’d-rather-be-baking-cookies-than-sitting-at-this-desk mood.
Thanks to all our sandwich-loving poets for entering!
Whether it’s pronounceable or not, this soup (compliments of Rick Field of Rick’s Picks and found on page 36 of Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook) is a real winner on crisp autumn days.