Market Haul: August 15

market haul

Today’s market haul includes sweet-as-candy Sungold tomatoes, beautiful Nicola potatoes, Swiss chard, and green peppers, that scourge of CSA boxes everywhere. (Beg to differ? Tell us why. Michael Ruhlman is with me on this one.)

The Haul: Nicola potatoes, Sungold cherry tomatoes, long green peppers, green bell peppers, Swiss chard, parsley, Asian eggplant, lettuce, nectarines, yellow peaches, donut peaches, and white peaches

The Menu Ideas:
Babbo’s Pasta with Sungold Tomatoes [NYM]
A summertime staple in our house, this oh-so-simple pasta is even more delicious with cubes of fresh mozzarella thrown in.

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Recipe: Grilled Chorizo and Potato Galette

Lester Blumenthal's Grilled Chorizo and Potato Galette Who says meat and potatoes should only be eaten at dinner? This satisfying tart will look beautiful on your brunch table—and it will also leave your guests full and happy. Get the recipe here.

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Food Matters: Old Potatoes are New Again

potatoes What happens when you combine a stumbling economy with diners' unwavering adoration of the humble, starchy spud? You get cost-conscious chefs dusting off the quaint potato dishes of yore and giving them a contemporary spin. Tejal Rao reports on this new trend for the tuber.

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