Beef stew with red wine sauce


Jacques Pepin's Beef Stew in Red Wine Sauce

Recipe: Linguine with orange and anchovy sauce

Raghavan Iyer's 660 Curries -- A red lentil dal to start

Guest blogging for All Over Albany's eat local challenge: Recipe for grilled flank steak and veggie skewers

Something simple: Tomato salad with feta and fresh mint

Food talk or not...and a recipe: Butternut squash sauce with sage and pine nuts

Apricots from Don Baker Farm in Hudson

Lemon pound cake from Via Fresca, Guilderland, NY

Pesto in your 40s

Essay and recipe: Grilled Radicchio and goat cheese salad

A grownup night out: 677 Prime, Albany NY

What's in the pantry?: Spicy chickpeas with abruzzese sausage and artichoke hearts

Intensity: Lychee nut sorbet at SoCo Creamery, Great Barrington, MA

Strawberry, basil, and goat cheese salad

Vietnamese-style shrimp with rice noodles with My Linh's nuoc mam

Questions? Looking for an ingredient in the Albany area? Ask Celinabean.

A Perfect Mother's Day: The first salad from the garden

California-style egg sandwich

Good deli: Whitefish salad from Ben & Bill's at Slingerlands Price Chopper

Korean melons at Kim's Asian Market

Fictional gardening: Planting spinach

The Giant Artichoke, Castroville, CA

Cheap good wine: Part 2

Sesame-Ginger Soybean Sprouts

Cheap good wine, $5 gets you a bottle of Rene Barbier at the Wine Shop in Albany

No-nitrate Maple Leaf ham, a solution and a dilemma

Obsessing over Peter Reinhart: The quest for the perfect pizza round three, air pockets

Dried Lemons (or maybe they are limes): Tagine anyone?

Tips for pan-frying tofu and a new game: Name that dish...

Cardona's pomegranate martini cake: Bringing back the martini lunch

New Year's sushi: a new tradition

Empanada shells: Alex, this one is for you

Mystery tomatoes

Authentic Japanese flavors at Sushi Tei, Guilderland, NY

Timberlane Blueberry Farm, Caroga Lake, NY

Fresh herbs: For the love of chives

Celebrate the sun: Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

It's chilly, but it ain't winter anymore: Local lettuce at Gade Farm, Guilderland, NY

Shiso plants on sale at Kim's Asian Market, Albany, NY

Broiled mahi mahi with baby arugula: A simple moment in a complicated day

The first handful of herbs

Rustic squash soup with smoked paprika at Carmen's in Troy


Whole belly clams and coffee milk: A taste of Rhode Island in Albany

Red grapefruit

Ten jars (and other jar-like containers) to stock: #1 Walkerswood Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Roasted Fennel


Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Seaweed salad, affordable greens

Dines Farms' natural meat store in Albany = Really good hot dogs

Folk music squash

Ingredient answers: Chili paste and rice vinegar

Asian style beef with noodles

Freezer lamb

Goat's milk whipped cream, or, why I married a farm boy

Pasta with roasted veggies and Swiss chard

Pumpkin recipes?

Black bean soup

Farewell to summer


Something easy tonight? Try roasted cauliflower

Via Fresca

Ten things to love: #1 Sweet Corn

A gift of tomatoes

Hot soup on a hot day?

These are a few of my favorite things

A veggie adventure