Edible Manhattan

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RECIPE: Ramp Breakfast Sausage

For foragers like our friend Kyle Fiasconaro, spring hasn’t arrived until the ramps are rampant. Ramps, or wild leeks, are a native onion that grows abundantly on the island’s forest floors.

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RECIPE: Horseradish for Passover; a Rooted Tradition

Of all the symbolic foods on the seder plate, the one that packs the most sensory wallop is horseradish. According to Rabbi Jonathan Waxman, of Temple Beth Sholom in Smithtown, horseradish became a custom for maror (bitter herbs) from the Ashkenazi Jews of northern Europe.

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Family Fun: Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Not that you would actually eat the shells of the eggs that Christians — observant or not — hard-boil and dye at Easter, but last year we thought it would be fun to try making food coloring from actual food, rather than from those store-bought tablets.

  • horseradish1_RobinWedewer

    RECIPE: Horseradish for Passover; a Rooted Tradition

    Comment | April 11, 2014 By | Photographs by Robin Wedewer

    Of all the symbolic foods on the seder plate, the one that packs the most sensory wallop is horseradish. According to Rabbi Jonathan Waxman, of Temple Beth Sholom in Smithtown, horseradish became a custom for maror (bitter herbs) from the Ashkenazi Jews of northern Europe.

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  • easter egg dye_01_natalia de cuba romero

    Family Fun: Natural Easter Egg Dyes

    Comment | April 9, 2014 By | Photographs by Natalia de Cuba Romero

    Not that you would actually eat the shells of the eggs that Christians — observant or not — hard-boil and dye at Easter, but last year we thought it would be fun to try making food coloring from actual food, rather than from those store-bought tablets.

    Read More