Lemon Tarragon Vinaigrette

Lemon Tarragon Vinaigrette makes 1 small bottle

juice of two lemons 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, minced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tablespoon honey scant 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste

In a small measuring […]

Sweet & Savory Carrot Salad

With what I thought was a bare pantry, I whipped up this quick and easy salad in about 5 minutes. Eaten immediately, it was perfect. After a few hours, as expected, a touch of the crunch disappears. But, it was still crispy enough to enjoy for days. Pink Lady apples […]

Berry Salad

These beautiful berries were equally delicious. And, I’m not ready to say goodbye to berries yet this year. So, I’m devouring every berry that I see… in every way imaginable.

Berry Salad makes 1

6 strawberries, halved one handful of blueberries 1/2 green apple, diced with […]

Berkeley Tie Dye Tomatoes

Pink Berkeley Tie Dye?

These were rich, juicy, and delicious. So, after eating these tomatoes, I’ve spent a little bit of time attempting to identify them. Is this a Pink Berkeley Tie Dye?


…Is this a Berkeley Tie Dye? Or, […]

Garden 2014 — Early Girl & Lemon Boy

The First Two Early Girl Tomatoes

Not too big, not too small… They’re just right.

Picked on Saturday, Jun 14, 2014

With the stem on, these ripen beautifully on the counter. Just be sure that they’re close to […]

Garden 2014 — First Tomatoes

The First Tomatoes

Two Sun gold and one Tami G, these were green yesterday. Yesterday’s tomato pictures were taken in the late afternoon. After taking those shots, I thought it would be at least another week before we had a ripe tomato. And, today, we have three. They’re […]

Queso Burger

Take Grilled Burgers & Buns

Garnish With Cukes, Radishes, Queso, Cilantro…

Scallions & Onions

I chose to top my burger with a slice of grilled Vidalia onion, a thin slice of tomato, cilantro leaves and […]

Roasted Walnut Salad

A handful of walnuts and a generous sprinkle of bleu cheese turn this simple salad into a real meal. For an even heartier meal, add a slice of grilled bread. Would you like a heartier option? Try a grilled cheese with brie.

Roasted Walnut Salad

baby […]

West Indies Salad

Traditionally, this is a simple salad of crab, a little chopped onion, cider vinegar and a splash of oil. But, wouldn’t a touch of sugar cane vinegar and coconut milk give this dish some real island flavor? I think so. The touch of natural sweetness from the coconut milk plays […]

Bloody Mary Salad

If you’re looking for massive amounts of tomatoes, go with cherries and plums. Without a doubt, this year we harvested more tomatoes than ever before. We picked over 6 baskets (6-8 cups each) of cherry and plum tomatoes alone. We also had the best batch of Black Krim tomatoes with […]