Who me? All it takes is a visit to Trout Lake Farmer’s Market on a lovely Saturday morning in July/August and we are now loaded us down with pounds of plum tomatoes among other goodies. I’ve been saying, over the past few months, or rather my husband has been banging on about how I need … Continue reading How To Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Don’t know about you but at #5 we are on the “zucchini/tomato diet” these days! Nope…no Dr. Atkins for us…just tomatoes and zucchini in as many guises as we can come up with! Both crops have been so “giving” this year that it’s a darned good thing our neighbours are helping us out by happily … Continue reading Our August Garden
Not too long ago my facebook friend Roz Coreri Paige posted that she had won a contest for her Italian style tomato pie, which brought to mind Laurie Colwin’s Tomato Pie that I have wanted to make for I can’t tell you how long, I just never quite got there! So I searched through my … Continue reading Laurie Colwin’s Tomato Pie
Early summer to, alas, the end of summer. Or should we say, what’s not in season? This is just the best time of the year for a cook. The choices are endless and that makes menu planning both exciting and challenging. What to make, what to make? Cauliflower, Cherries, Lettuces, Potatoes, Herbs, Spinach, Strawberries, Apricots, … Continue reading Summer – What’s In Season??
As I look out my window, it’s a challenge to realize that today is the first day of summer! However, I am holding out great hope for the promise of, as the song says, the hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer; pass the Pimm’s #1 Cup please! I am also holding out great hope for the Italian … Continue reading It’s Back!