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Tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers are all here and this is the perfect time to make gazpacho! The ingredients are very simple and it’s a great way to practice your knife skills…If you prefer a smoother (or faster) gazpacho, you can chop all the veggies in the food processor. When I make gazpacho, I use different […]
Last week, I was having the kind of day that needed to end with cocktails and good friends. I was in the mood for something different, so went searching in my cupboards. From a recent trip to the Asian market, I had a can of longans in syrup, some meyer lemons and vodka. I have […]
I hadn’t quite realized it until this year, but early fall is a great time for local eggplant. I can’t resist buying the Italian eggplant, purple and striped. I seem always to end up with a few extra in my refrigerator. In my opinion, really fresh and firm eggplant need not be salted to remove […]
I wanted to share this recipe, to me the embodiment of summer. My grandma clipped it from her electric bill many years ago and it’s been a family favorite ever since. I consider it a meal in itself, but it’s also a great accompaniment. When I make it I adjust it a bit to my […]
At the Barefoot Gardens stall in the Doylestown Farmers Market this weekend, I was thrilled to find that indeed summer has arrived! I picked up patty pan squash, baby zucchinis with flowers and swiss chard. I was immediately taken back to summers spent with my grandparents in Northern California. We’d swim in the river, canoe, […]
With strawberry season upon us, I’m so excited to once again indulge in one of my favorite food combinations- local strawberries and crème frâiche. Less sour than “sour cream” and higher in fat content, crème frâiche is a French-style cultured cream. It is appreciated by many for its use in sauces and ability to pair […]