NYT Cooking: After living in what must have seemed like every neighborhood in three boroughs, my mother’s parents, in their old-ish age, settled in Astoria, which is where I spent almost all the Thanksgivings of my childhood. Thanksgiving was always (in my memory) gray and blustery, and my grandmother’s kitchen, steamy. She produced, almost solo, the traditionally ridiculous abundance of foo...
NYT Cooking: I’ve made many a spring quiche filled with asparagus and herbs, yet I’d never thought about roasting the asparagus instead of steaming it. But lately I’ve been buying thick stalks of asparagus, and all I want to do is roast it
NYT Cooking: For a fresh and bright variation on your morning eggs, try strapatsatha, a simple Greek dish of scrambled eggs with tomatoes. It's as simple as can be: The best, freshest tomatoes you can find are grated on a box grater and reduced a bit, then scrambled with eggs, a little olive oil and garlic. A handful of tangy feta crumbles finishes it off.
Want a plant to brighten a dull corner of your yard? This may be it! There hasn't been this much buzz about a plant in years! People have been clamouring for a re-blooming lilac for years and 'Bloomerang' delivers with a dense, compact plant with an intense mid May bloom followed by more deliciously fragrant bloom cones throughout the summer and fall, and it attracts butterflies, too! Mature ht 1.5 m (4 to 5 ft).