Name: Nikki Gardner
Blog: Art and Lemons
Location: Williamsburg, Massachusetts
What is your all-time favorite recipe from your blog?
Honestly, it’s always the next one I have to write. Like the Clementine Syrup I made recently with Maple Walnut Wafers.
If you had to blog about one ingredient every day for a year, what food it be?
Lemons (which has everything to do with my Lemonhead candy fix as a kid).
What is your favorite restaurant and what do you order there?
Hen of the Wood in Waterbury, Vermont. The restaurant is housed in an old grist mill. It’s billed as fine dining but it doesn’t seem pretentious in any way. They serve local seasonal fare. I had an incredible goat’s milk gnocchi with sauteed chanterelles, sweet corn, and zucchini for dinner followed by a cheese sampler and a few bites of a ginger peach crisp there last summer. Each bite was like a bright 4th of July sparkler.
What’s your go-to quick and easy dinner?
Pasta with butter, garlic, shredded kale, Parmesan cheese, and topped with a fried egg.