food

Recipe
Simple Summer Saute

by tmartin on August 16, 2011

We’re squabbling over who gets the golden cherry tomatoes. “Better than candy,” says my 13 year old popping a handful into her mouth, bliss in her eyes. “Warm from the sun,” I say, popping handful into my mouth, savoring the sweetness. “One for you. One for me. One for you. One for me.” She counts […]

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August 16 – Mixed bag

by tmartin on August 16, 2011

Peak of summer with lettuce, cucumber, squash, beets (& greens!), new onions, and rainbow-hued carrots. Then, I add in cubanelle peppers and plum tomatoes and yellow cherry tomatoes from my own garden. It is August.

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July 6 – Peas!

by tmartin on July 6, 2011

July 6 brought peas in the shell. And romaine lettuce. And red cabbage. And more of those spring onions, still going strong into the summer. Plus more tender little sweet carrots. The heat threatens to send everything bolting and reminds us that the best planning still can’t control the wild card of weather. That’s the […]

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Recipe
Caesar Salad Roll Ups

by tmartin on July 2, 2011

Giant romaine lettuce heads! They pretty much scream out Caesar Salad. Caesar Salad appeared on the scene in the early 20th century – 1924, or maybe 1925, or maybe 1927. In Mexico. Or San Diego. Or maybe even in 1903 in Chicago. Urban myth’s a beautiful thing. On a busy July 4th 1924 Caesar Cardini […]

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