Tag: Farmer’s Market

Spring – What’s In Season??

Early To Late Spring: A bevy of wonderful, fresh, local delicacies are coming into season. Once tasted, never forgotten! June brings juicy, jewel red strawberries with cream; just thinking about them makes my mouth water. Halibut comes into season in

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Greens With Pecorino And Frizzled Proscuitto

One Saturday at the Farmer’s Market, I spied the new crop of Coronation grapes from Stoney Paradise** (the best), new crop pears & some fabulous looking salad greens. Right then & there I decided to create a salad for dinner

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Basics & Tips

Chickpeas And Me

It’s not that I totally hate them! I absolutely love hummus and the fried chick peas at Campagnola restaurant. Other than that, well they have that same mealy texture that I hate in lima beans. It’s simply a texture thingy.

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. One of the highlights of summer are the tomatoes, fresh from the garden, or from your local Farmer’s Market. They are so sweet and luscious and yummy. This is my take on a

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Bucatini alla Chiummenzana

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. What to do with all those cherry tomatoes in the garden! This slightly spicy tomato sauce hails from Capri and it’s terrific.  I found some fresh artichokes**at the Farmer’s Market

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Fall Appetizers

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

When I read about fried zucchini blossoms years ago, I thought they sounded amazing!   So the first time I saw blossoms at the Farmers Market, I had to buy them!   My niece was a little unsure when she tried them,

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Phyllis’ Leek Tart

  We have added a number of new vegetables to our repertoire over the past couple of years. There must be an Italian influence here somewhere! We are now including fennel, Romanesco cauliflower, leeks, cavolo nero or lacinato kale, savoy

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