Passive compost, strawberries, and garden blogs

I’ve been working on this garden for 5 years, but this is the first year where it has felt like things are finally coming together. The perrenials are well established, patterns of color and shape are emerging, and several outdoor rooms, each with a different function are taking shape. And it’s starting to take on … More Passive compost, strawberries, and garden blogs

Saturdays at Integral: Green Lentils with Onions and Dill

For the last two years I have spent almost every Saturday morning in the kitchen at Integral Yoga Institute NYC. Here, I prepare family meals for the Institute’s staff with the help of some volunteers. I love this job for so many reasons, but mostly because of the unique and intimate experience of cooking a wholesome, … More Saturdays at Integral: Green Lentils with Onions and Dill

Asparagus, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

My friends and I had a blast catering a party in Chelsea last week. We were told to expect a hungry crowd and the biggest hit was the pizza with wild mushrooms and fontina cheese (thanks, Martha). Other offerings included Moroccan-style skewered beef, crispy chorizo bites, homemade red pepper hummus, and beet asparagus, and goat cheese salad in … More Asparagus, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad