Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber Salsa

  Here is a great recipe from Bon Appetit Magazine–I especially love the added mint: Mix 2 cups finely diced peeled cucumber.  1/2 cup finely diced red onion, 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint and 1 finely diced jalapeno (with seeds) in...
Ideas for End of Season Tomatoes

Ideas for End of Season Tomatoes

I hate to see tomato season come to an end.  I just love fresh garden tomatoes!  Here are a couple of ideas to try: Tomato Butter.  Broil cherry tomatoes until the skins blister and juices are released; let cool.  Blitz with salt in a food processor until coarsely...
Egg Ideas

Egg Ideas

  When I was in Italy five years ago, eating some of the best food I’ve had in my life, I remember one dinner featuring asparagus, drizzled with olive oil and herbs and topped with a fried egg.  It has stayed in my memory as one of my most adventurous meals....