Perfectly cooked sweet corn, in three minutes!

Here’s a simple and perfect preparation for corn on the cob. This is ideal for someone who wants to cook 1 ear at a time. I was amazed and awed!  It literally turns out clean and perfect, every time! Take an ear of corn…

Quick and easy summer tomato-cucumber salad

Here’s a simple family recipe for you straight from the Milito summer table. There was rarely an evening in July/August when my mother didn’t put out a large plate of sliced tomatoes and cucumbers. Some nights she got a little crazy and tossed it…

Zucchini Fritters and a Tzatziki sauce with an ingredient you’ll never guess!

Welcome the ever abundant zucchini to the Ithaca Farmer’s Market. There are so many possibilities for recipes ranging from zucchini noodles to zucchini bread. Today, I present zucchini fritters. They are paired with a fresh basil Tzatziki and served up as a sandwich with…

This simple raw kale salad is cruciferously delicious

Ok folks here’s an easy, but delicious kale salad. I make enough for left overs and use it in sandwich wraps with assorted fillings. This is an ideal everyday salad–a seven ingredient wonder that plays well with others. Chopped kale, 1 bunch 2 cloves…

Vibrant Asian Greens for your spring table

The Ithaca Farmer’s market has so many beautiful green available this time of year and young garlic. This recipe includes them all. Just pick what you like and follow this simple recipe. Ingredients 11 -14 ounces mixed greens. I used kale, pac choy, and…

Top your homemade bagels with prepared foods from market!

Bagels are the perfect blank canvas for the many ready made products available at the Ithaca Farmer’s Market. May I suggest the fresh made Ithaca Hummus, locally made jams, honey, cheese and maple syrup. Or whip up some fresh eggs, bacon and ham.  Anyway…

Crowd pleasin’ rhubarb cherry crisp!

Rhubarb Cherry Crisp, a crowd pleaser! 6 cups chopped Rhubarb (3/4″ pieces) 1 cup dried cherries 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp cinnamon Crumble topping 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cups old fashioned oats 1 1/2…

The BEST way to cook fresh market asparagus

Asparagus is hitting the Ithaca Farmers Market this week. Come on down and gather the goodness. There’s nothing tastier than fresh roasted asparagus. Grab some homemade pasta, some fresh meat, herbs, and flowers to compose a lovely spring dinner. To roast the asparagus, wash…

Dressing up your spring greens salad

A light vinaigrette is the perfect way to dress the spring greens available at The Ithaca Farmer’s Market. Follow this recipe and enjoy with your favorite greens.Zest and juice from one lemon 2 tbls white balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic grated (Note: you can…

This spring recipe is very thyme-ly

Pizza is the blank canvas of the culinary world. Once you master the art of pizza dough, it opens many doors for various toppings.  This pizza is built with a pre-roasted chicken and boiled potatoes. Add a tasty sauce, bacon, loads of fresh herbs from…