Tag Archives: Queens

September Gazpacho

When your CSA share gives you tomatoes, and peppers, and red onions, what do you do? What I do, is hit up the Key Food on the way home to pick up some cucumbers and then make gazpacho! Gazpacho, in the words of Lisa Simpson, is “tomato soup served ice cold” (watch the clip, it’s worth it). […]
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Taste of Queens 2013

Last Tuesday was the 11th annual Taste of Queens event, a night of delicious food and drinks hosted by the Queens Economic Development Corporation at Citi Field. There were over 900 people sampling all sorts of treats from 40 local Queens-based restaurants, bars and food companies. I was excited to see some familiar faces from other […]
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Tempeh Part II: Making Tempeh with Barry

This is Barry. He makes tasty, organic tempeh together with his business partner, Gordon. Although the website for Barry’s Tempeh is “growninbrooklyn.com”, the tempeh is actually made in Queens at The E-Space, a communal industrial kitchen in Long Island City. (You can read more about other exciting things going on at the Queens E-space kitchen here and here.) Barry, Gordon […]
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Wild Lunch: Foraging in Queens

A few weeks ago on a Friday afternoon, I was tuned in to my local NPR station listening to Leonard Lopate while doing some Passover baking. Leonard Lopate, who hosts a daily interview show from 12-2 each weekday on WNYC,  has been dedicating Friday’s shows to all things food for 10 weeks. On this particular afternoon, […]
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Tempeh Part I: Warm Tempeh, Farro, Roasted Carrot and Caraway Salad

While I might catch flack for saying this, tempeh is the Rodney Dangerfield of vegan protein sources. Whether it is because people are more familiar with the other vegan protein that starts with a T (tofu), and so they confuse the two, people don’t know how to prepare it, or that it’s not often served […]
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