A recipe: Butternut squash saute with spinach and cranberries

It was two months ago that I saw butternut squash for the first time. I was at my farm share pick-up location and saw these beautifully bulbous gourds that screamed “make me into creamy orangey yellow soup!” and “roast me for salads!” So I swapped some forgotten green for an extra squash and went home … Continue reading

Sunday Brunch at Belleville: a “real brunch”

I coerced my mother into driving us into Park Slope this morning for brunch. The sun was shining, the clouds and winds were cooperating, and the plan was to hit Chip Shop, that land o’ fish and chips and vegetarian Shepherd’s pies over on Fifth Avenue and 6th Street. But somewhere along the way, I … Continue reading