Lovage Me Tender

Photos of unusual and heirloom vegetables and fruits, local farmers' markets and the sights along the daily path of being a produce buyer in Brooklyn.
Get creative and turn a bowl of rice into dinner.
quinciple:

Rice bowls are taking over menus across the country, and we wanted to get in on the fun. Over on Sift, check out our suggestions for mastering these delicious meals. 

Get creative and turn a bowl of rice into dinner.

quinciple:

Rice bowls are taking over menus across the country, and we wanted to get in on the fun. Over on Sift, check out our suggestions for mastering these delicious meals. 

Gggggggggrape tomatoes! #inthebox @quinciple  (at Quinciple HQ)

Gggggggggrape tomatoes! #inthebox @quinciple (at Quinciple HQ)

Stuffing peppers and roasting peppers and stuffing my face with all things pepper before they disappear for the season (at Union Square Greenmarket)

Stuffing peppers and roasting peppers and stuffing my face with all things pepper before they disappear for the season (at Union Square Greenmarket)

@tamarackhollowfarm wins the sexy veggie contest again. (at Union Square Greenmarket)

@tamarackhollowfarm wins the sexy veggie contest again. (at Union Square Greenmarket)

One of my favorite Italian heirlooms: curly snap beans. Find them at #MountainSweetBerryFarm on Saturday @unsqgreenmarket

One of my favorite Italian heirlooms: curly snap beans. Find them at #MountainSweetBerryFarm on Saturday @unsqgreenmarket

A rainbow of shelling beans at #BerriedTreasuresFarm: black coco, cranberry, calypso and flageolet  (at Union Square Greenmarket)

A rainbow of shelling beans at #BerriedTreasuresFarm: black coco, cranberry, calypso and flageolet (at Union Square Greenmarket)

First in stop New Orleans: the farmers market. Catepillar peppers, orange Tabasco, Sicilian yellow cayenne and cherry peppers. @crescentcityfarmersmkt  (at Crescent City Farmer’s Market)

First in stop New Orleans: the farmers market. Catepillar peppers, orange Tabasco, Sicilian yellow cayenne and cherry peppers. @crescentcityfarmersmkt (at Crescent City Farmer’s Market)

There’s nothing sexier than a Swiss chard stem. @tamarackhollowfarm has me swooning yet again. Time for pickled chard stems! (at Union Square Greenmarket)

There’s nothing sexier than a Swiss chard stem. @tamarackhollowfarm has me swooning yet again. Time for pickled chard stems! (at Union Square Greenmarket)

Pretending that today doesn’t really feel like fall. And that tomato season will last forever.  (at Union Square Greenmarket)

Pretending that today doesn’t really feel like fall. And that tomato season will last forever. (at Union Square Greenmarket)

Step two in making @sfoglini chile pepper pasta: the dough is extruded through a bronze die, while a motorized blade whirs about and cuts the dough into perfect fusilli twirls.