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Brisket

I didn’t have a Jewish Bubbe to teach me how to cook a brisket and the briskets of my Irish yo...

Salsa

When the garden gives tomatoes and peppers, it’s time to make salsa! I make a lot of fresh sal...

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes in Olive Oil

There are days when I am just not the brightest color in the crayon box… We have a bit of an o...

Tomato Sauce

It seems like just yesterday that I was lamenting the lack of tomatoes. I am officially lamenting n...

Stuffed Tomatoes

The tomatoes are finally coming in – fast and furious! That means time to figure out yet anoth...

Sweet and Savory Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer’s day.  The Knave of Hearts he stole the ...

Tomatoes, Figs, and Sausage

I had a bit of an unexpected day off from work, today – I had to get nasty cancerous things cu...

Eggplant Danish

I’ve decided it’s time to challenge myself to new ways to cook eggplant. Eggplant Lasagn...

Melanzane or Aubergine or Eggplant or…

Regardless of what ya call it, we have it. I think I mentioned that we had a hard time keeping up wi...

More From The Garden

Overcast and more rain on the way. Not very good weather for tomatoes. The tomato plants are actuall...

Tapenade

I think I have to stop watching cooking shows. I just made tapenade. Again. The other night we were ...

Shrimp, Veggies, and a Loaf of Bread

There’s more food coming into the house right now than is going out. Time for some creative co...

Sausage, Potatoes, and Jacques Pépin

I just got a new Jacques Pépin cook book yesterday – Essential Pépin: More Than 700 All-Ti...

Corn with Cotija

Ever look at a picture or a magazine cover and decide you just have to make something? I do it all t...