The Connecticut lobster roll is simple and glorious: a succulent combination of freshly picked lobster meat and melted butter. served on a hot dog roll. It’s about as different from the cold mayo variety as you can could get. Although simple, there are variations and Connecticut residents are fiercely loyal to their favorite purveyors. Where do you eat YOUR […]
Aug 31, 2014 08:58 am
Pies! Pies! Pies! I was happily engulfed in a pie frenzy recently in New Haven’s Ninth Square District where City Seed Community Food Systems Coordinator Tagan Engel organized the annual Pie On 9 Contest and Block Party,* inviting the New Haven community to bake and submit (130!) pies in a variety of categories. Tagan and I went to Sarah Lawrence College […]
Aug 30, 2014 01:06 pm
I’m extremely grateful to the farmers who inspired this story, now available at PARADE Magazine: Frank Trentecoste of Bhumi Farms, Sarah & Ryan Voiland of Red Fire Farm, Marcie Jimenez of Jimenez Family Farm and Marcie’s Pies, and Crystal & Dan Nells of C & D Family Farms. Does your local farm offer gift cards?
Aug 13, 2014 02:19 pm