Watermelon-Jalapeno Daquiri

It’s Friday. You’ve had a long week. You deserve a cocktail. This one is perfect for a late summer evening. The watermelon is cool and crisp, yet the jalapeno warms your throat — and the booze warms you from the inside. Of course, if you’ve got tequila you can turn this into a margarita. Experimentation […]

Huevos rancheros

Whenever I go out for breakfast, I usually base my decision on two things: What options include avocado? Are there huevos rancheros on the menu? If there are huevos topped with avocado — done deal. So on the rare weekend mornings I have leftover tortillas at home, I take a break from frittatas for one. […]

slow-cooker gumbo

What do you do when you have about 6 cups of okra in the fridge? Make gumbo, of course! So at the farmer’s market last weekend I scored 2 overflowing pints of okra for just $4 total! Other vendors at the market were selling smaller pints for $3.50 each. So keep in mind it pays […]

summer vegetable pie

I recently went to my favorite you-pick farm and came home with 40+ pounds of tomatoes, 6 pounds of blackberries, and 2 pounds of these beauts: Oh man, are these eggplants amazing. I’ve grown up eating and loving the big, purple globe eggplants. But then I tried these. Oh, man. I’ve been missing out! These […]

panzanella

I heard of panzanella several years ago watching Giada on one of my regular Food-Network binges back when I had access to cable. The theory was completely appealing to me — bread, check. Tomatoes, check — but I never got around to trying one. In Italy earlier this summer I had the opportunity to try […]

peach guacamole

It is no secret that I looooove guac. It was one of my major cravings as soon as I got home from Italy. I make it at least once a week, and I’m not embarrassed to oh-so-subtly eat every last bit out of the bowl. Usually I reserve this sort of behavior for when I’m […]

tomato pie

I am so. Freakin‘. Excited. for tomatoes. While I’ve been busy crying over my one lone tomato on my plant at home (with two new potentials as of last night, yippee!), my CSA has delivered. I got to take up to 3 pounds with last week’s pick-up, and you better believe I took every last […]

Perfect atop a lamb burger pita!

It’s that time of year, when gardens and CSA bags are overflowing with cucumbers. As soon as I picked up my newest pile on Saturday morning, I knew what I wanted to make. So I grabbed some ground lamb out of the freezer to thaw, threw together some tzatziki sauce, and whipped up this salad […]

Just a quick note that I will be going to ITALY for a summer vacation to end all summer vacations! I will surely have much to report when I get back in mid-July, but in the meantime, if you’d like to see what I’m eating, be sure to follow my page on Facebook (or just […]

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Ah, early summer. My CSA started back up for summer two short weeks ago and yet, I am already drowning in produce. But, you know, in a good way. Since it’s just the two of us, we tend to have more than we can feasibly use. A lot goes into the freezer (which makes ice […]

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