A few weeks ago Martha Stewart launched her new cookbook “Martha’s American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation’s Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast.” While the new book includes recipes such as Barbecued Ribs, Hot Crab Dip, and Chicken and Andouille Gumbo, it sounds to us like Martha rarely indulges in her recipes but rather turns to her own gardens for ingredients.
Perhaps what keeps her on track is her green juice, which she told Grub Street recently she drinks every morning. It’s made from fresh spinach, parsley, pear, ginger, orange, and cucumber… from her farm, natch. This time of year she eats asparagus from her garden daily as well and, in fact, a huge portion of her diet includes lots of vegetables. Stewart writes on Grub Street that she incorporates vegetables like ramps, fava beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, and haricots verts into her daily diet.
But Stewart does, in fact, visit the best local spots when she’s traveling. In the week that she detailed her eats for Grub Street she visited a Tennessee BBQ hotspot and indulged in “creamy, golden mac ‘n’ cheese.” She also enjoyed a glass of Chardonnay, crispy fried chicken, and pasta throughout the week. She did not, however, “partake” in the waffle trifle that she made on the set of Today (apparently Savannah, Al, and Natalie did, though).
Read the full week recap at Grub Street.
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