Celery Root and Ricotta Cheese Frittata

For those of us who live in the Northeast and other wintry areas, the year started out delicious… and frigid as we were hit with a snowstorm. The subways ran local (slow), schools closed, and most area businesses shut down. In our house, we had enough food from New Year’s Day (we enjoyed eating this Black-Eyed Pea and Kale Salad with Chickpea Vinaigrette) to have a relaxing, do nothing-type of day, in which no one had to cook. Read more

Yellow Beet and Parsnip Wheat Pizza

My boyfriend and I have similar diets, but there’s plenty of compromise. We eat at his favorite family-style restaurants using factory-farmed meat. He eats less greasy breakfast sausage and bacon sandwiches from the corner bodegas. With his viewpoints about animal cruelty, he only buys lobster dinner for special occasions. We may never share the same level of passion for locally grown, organic and other sustainable food trends, but he’s more conscious about it. Read more