broccoli rabe

Lemony Asparagus and Broccoli Rabe over Polenta Recipe

By Joanne Bruno | May 12, 2011

Those first asparagus batches, especially, which are sweet and young, need nothing more than a quick roast in the oven. Or to be tossed with broccoli rabe and chickpeas and a dash of lemon juice, all of which is then thrown over some polenta, as is done here.

Photo: Joanne Bruno

My happiness hinges on asparagus season.

Come February I am so sick of everything that even so much as resembles a citrus fruit (well, maybe except for Meyer lemons…but let’s be honest. They are the needle in an otherwise dreary haystack of oranges) that every trip to the supermarket feels apocalyptic. Or, at the least, extremely barren.  Read More


Miso-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Broccoli Rabe Red Curry Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 21, 2011

Photographer: Paul Brissman (

A rack of lamb is an investment, but one you will be happy you made.  The tender meat is encased in a savory miso crust, which pairs perfectly with the flavorful curry.

This dish is a combination of flavors from the east, taking its cues from Japanese ingredients and Southeast Asian curries.  Enjoy for a special weekend celebration, after all, you deserve a delicious meal.


Photo Courtesy by Paul Brissman

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