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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 Simmered Chickpea Stew Get those garbanzo beans a soakin’ Long ago, when Alex was a youngster, I had a client who gave me a recipe for her favorite garbanzo bean stew. It really was delicious and I made that recipe many times –... Read MoreWednesday, 20 January 2016 - Posted by
No Comments Summer Gazpacho It’s been a long hiatus and hopefully it’s over! This is where I left off. . . . We had a treasure trove of tomatoes in our garden, which was glorious and fun. Once again I experimented with gazpacho recipes,... Read MoreSaturday, 02 January 2016 - Posted by
Comments (2) Stuffed Squash Blossoms My need to dominate the over-abundance of zucchini in my garden continues. I walked out on Friday afternoon and there were another million zucchini ready to be picked and probably two dozen squash blossoms – gorgeous – but a little... Read MoreWednesday, 28 May 2014 - Posted by
No Comments For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck! My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color of the green represents the color of dollar... Read MoreThursday, 02 January 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Sea Bass Provencal I saw this really delicious sounding recipe and I cut it out of some newspaper somewhere and I put it in my purse and I’ve been toting it around ever since. Honestly it’s been so long that I can’t remember... Read MoreWednesday, 20 November 2013 - Posted by
No Comments More More More Tomatoes…This Time Soup I’ve been exploring recipes for tomato soup. It’s become a mini-obsession. I haven’t been making tons of recipes or anything – just reading them – and there are so many. And there are so many tomatoes. The recipe I made... Read MoreTuesday, 06 August 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
No Comments Alex Loves the Tomatoes! In anticipation of a bumper crop of tomatoes this season I’ve started searching for tomato recipes and experimenting. Wouldn’t want the harvest to get ahead of me (so far I have 2 small green tomatoes in the back yard and... Read MoreThursday, 17 May 2012 - Posted by
No Comments Cinco de Mayo Pt 2 – Tortilla Soup Tortilla Soup (adapted from a combination of recipes from Rick Bayless’s Mexican Everyday via cookstr.com and Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian) (This recipe serves 8 people) It can be made for vegetarians and then chicken added at the... Read MoreSaturday, 05 May 2012 - Posted by