Blackberry Purée from Wild Cocktails by Lottie Muir

Blackberry Purée from Wild Cocktails by Lottie Muir

  This blackberry season is strange. The berries have come early and they are big, but they lack intense flavor. Perhaps later in the season, with more sun, the sweetness and depth of flavor will emerge. In the meantime, the berries are already picked. What to do...
Strawberry Puree

Strawberry Puree

  There they are. Perfect strawberries. That perfection is, unfortunately, short lived. One technique for both preserving flavor and giving you culinary options is to make a puree that can last for up to five days in your refrigerator. Once you have puree, it can...
White Bean Puree

White Bean Puree

  When I was growing up, the only beans were ever ate were from a metal can. We canned them ourselves in a local coop and for the first few months, they were okay. Not fresh, but edible. As time passed, as one year approached, opening a can was an exercise in...

Berry Puree

Spring is deepening and in upstate New York we are already enjoying the bounty of the South. Fresh berries, real berries with natural sweetness and flavor, have arrived. If you ever question the value of modern transportation, take a look at your produce section of...