Last winter, at a dinner for 100+ people in the village, the chefs served a starter that was a half avocado filled with salad. We were all amazed that they managed to get 50+ avocados all ripe for the same day.
I’ve rarely managed to … Continue reading.....
Salad season has started.
It’s not often the salad season and asparagus season overlap, but this year it happened.
I planted lettuce sets at the end of March. Last year I planted 24 sets and the nematodes destroyed all but 5. The remaining 5 were … Continue reading.....
Another favorite spring vegetable at our house are snow peas.
They’re a bit like asparagus: available often during the year shipped in from South America but only fresh and local in the spring.
We only eat them in the spring – like the asparagus.
If … Continue reading.....
Spring is green.
Artichokes, asparagus, snow peas, spinach, green garlic, fresh herbs….. All green.
We love green.
I once worked with a woman who would not eat anything green…. I felt so sorry for her.
For those of you who don’t know (and I feel … Continue reading.....
Shrimp with the flavors of the Mediterranean: tomatoes, peppers, Greek olives, and feta cheese on spaghetti
It made me happy..
As usual, make is as hot as you like but with all of these flavors, even mon mari was happy without any added heat.
Although … Continue reading.....
I did not add the crushed red pepper – just so you know.
Since I don’t eat it I have no idea how much should be added. I assume that those of you who do eat it know that sort of thing.
I ran across … Continue reading.....
We had pasta last weekend.
We love pasta but we don’t have it often. When we do we like to make it worthwhile.
Again, one of our old favorites that I haven’t made in years. It was as good as we remembered.
The … Continue reading.....
I bought more shrimp than I needed for our dinner party.
So I made another salad.
Did I mention we’re eating a lot of salads
A lot of them are old favorites – Taco Salad. Barbecue Chicken Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad…
I’m only posting the … Continue reading.....