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Good morning and happy Monday. I had a quiet weekend around the house, though we did walk over to Cafe Barcel for supper on Friday.

Here’s my delicious pasta with sausage, broccoli rabe and ricotta salata:

On Saturday morning, I fried some pullet eggs that I got at the Pleasantville Farmers Market from Feather Ridge Farm. You know, with the recent salmonella scare, I wasn’t even worried for a moment. Eggs are one thing I always buy from a farmer — or, sometimes, I’m lucky enough to get them from my friends and neighbors that raise eggs. (This is my husband’s plate, by the way…I only had two eggs!)

After my bike ride on Saturday, I put those tomatoes on to cook down:

On Sunday, I went to JohnnyCakes in Nyack for brunch, and made some pasta for dinner. I’ll add some photos of that later.

For now, here’s what people have been talking about this weekend:

Emily digs the kid-friendly atmosphere at River City Grille in Irvington. (NYT)
Alice advances HarvestFest at Stone Barns. (NYT)
A good meal at Vega in Hartsdale. (CH)


About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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