New York Steak of Mine

In the 1970’s Billy Joel penned his famous “New York State of Mind” song. The useful steak profiled here is the “New York Steak of Mine”. Cut from farther back on the rib section, it is very flavorful and less fatty than a ribeye (but who cares) AND less expensive (OK, now we’re talking!).  Treat it…

Fava rite Hummus

What I love most about fava beans is growing them.  They sprout up vigorously and have beautiful white/purple/black blossoms.   You  can get two plantings if you plan it right. They are sturdy plants and benefit from some support, be it fencing or twine. Harvesting, preparing and cooking are the hard parts. When I harvested these favas this…