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
A couple of ideas to slather on fresh, fantastic, local corn! Lime-Chive Butter ½ cup (4 oz.) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh chives 2 tsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. finely grated lime peel ½ tsp. fine sea salt ¼ tsp. Hungarian sweet paprika Pinch of cayenne pepper Mix all ingredients … Continue reading Corn On The Cob Butters
To quote Mother Goose: “To market, to market, to buy a fat pig, Home again, home again, dancing a jig; To market, to market, to buy a fat hog; Home again, home again, jiggety-jog; To market, to market, to buy a plum bun, Home again, home again, market is done.” OK…so we neither bought the … Continue reading Off To The Market
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 April. I love this fish, especially when marinated and barbecued. In May come the spot … Continue reading Spring – What’s In Season??
Yup, it’s the time of the year for all sorts of goodies. Yesterday we received a couple of pounds of fresh Porcini mushrooms! Now…the Italians would go nuts for sure! I mean, they are great at foraging and these fungi are a great prize when found. What this means is that my entire menu planning … Continue reading Busy, Busy, Busy