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No Comments Summer Pasta With Zucchini, Ricotta and Basil I was reading my daily email from the NYT food department and there it was. The perfect confluence – the junction of two rivers – Zucchini and Ricotta. We are starting summer off with what undoubtedly will be too many... Read MoreTuesday, 04 July 2017 - Posted by
No Comments Tomato Confit My friend Karen had a lovely mom – grandma to Sophie and Lily. Her name was Mary Spivey. She was the best. She was beloved. Mary was a wonderful person. She had a very interesting life and shared it with... Read MoreMonday, 05 September 2016 - Posted by
No Comments Lisa’s Potato Basil Fritatta My neighbor Lisa makes an amazing Frittata. She made it every year for like 20-years when we were doing Mother’s Day Brunch. I looked forward to it every year and I have missed it for the past two years since... Read MoreWednesday, 08 June 2016 - Posted by
No Comments Lemon-Zucchini Soup I am still working through all of the zucchini in my garden. They ripen before I turn around and there are still so many it’s overwhelming. But fun and challenging. Today zucchini soup. Tomorrow zucchini double-chocolate brownies. I think. I... Read MoreThursday, 05 June 2014 - Posted by
Comments (2) Poached Cod In Tomato Broth We got a gift this month – our dear friend Issa Lopez – smart, fun, extremely funny, best story teller, biggest heart, screen writer and filmmaker – came to stay for a bit. Issa is working on a movie she... Read MoreSunday, 26 January 2014 - Posted by
No Comments A Little Ditty And Nothing More. . . Garbanzos or chickpeas. Why the two names? They don’t even sound alike. Well . . . the word ‘chickpea’ comes from the Latin word “cicer. “ Why? Who knows. The word “Garbanzo” comes from old Spanish “garroba” or “algarroba.” Why?... Read MoreTuesday, 21 May 2013 - Posted by
No Comments And Then There Were The Rellenos So, like I said, we were in Oregon, at Susy’s and Barry’s place on the Rogue River and they have this fabulous garden and I mean that – it’s truly fabulous and abundant and absolutely full of gorgeous vegetables and... Read MoreSunday, 16 September 2012 - Posted by