Category Archives: Recipes

Olive Oil Lemon Zucchini Bread

When bloggers say, ‘I’m so excited to bring you this recipe’ it comes across to me as disingenuous . So, you know what I am about to say, right? I am so excited to bring you this recipe, and I … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Recipes, Zucchini | 1 Comment

Blistered Shishitos with Dipping Sauce

I   Love Shishito Peppers . I saw this recipe and was inspired to make a similar dipping sauce to the one in the recipe but use shishito peppers for the vehicle to move the sauce from the dish into my mouth. Broccoli, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Peppers, Recipes

Charred Beans with Nori and Sesame Seed Dipping ‘Sand’.

This is my new favorite way to eat grilled vegetables. I love to eat with my fingers and I love to dip-dip-dip. This is so easy and fast to make. It’s just a sheet of Nori, some seeds and chili … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Recipes

Salad Sandwiches

I love sandwiches. I can eat them for  breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes I like a plain fried egg sandwich, or a grilled cheese. This time of year I like to see how many vegetables I can cram into (onto?) … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Miscellany, Recipes

Brown Butter Tomatoes and Corn

Last year a CSA member (hi Merrill!) told me she made a dish that knocked her socks off, it was just tomatoes and brown butter. I thought about it a few times and never made it until yesterday. Oh, my. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Recipes, Salads, Tomatoes

Potato and Green Bean Gribiche, Mexican Street Corn, and Fresh Corn Polenta

I made these dishes with my wonderful CSA bounty. They are all super simple, with only a few pantry ingredients and the CSA vegetables we have. These all were so good I wanted to share them. Gribiche sauce is French … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Corn, Potatoes, Recipes, Salads | 1 Comment

Grilled Ratatouille

Ratatouille; ra·ta·touille “a vegetable dish consisting of onions, zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers, fried and stewed in oil and sometimes served cold.” OK, maybe not traditional ratatouille, but close. I didn’t have any peppers and I added some corn. Like … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Eggplant, Recipes, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Corn, Bean and Barley Salad

  I made this for a neighborhood potluck we had this weekend and it was a big hit. Even my husband said ‘this salad is really, really good’. He’s never said that about a salad-ever. He is meat and potatoes … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Corn, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Kale Caesar Salad

Last week I posted one of my favorite ‘go-to’ meals. So I thought why not post another? I make this dressing and salad so often I have my ingredients and notes on making it taped on the inside of my … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kale, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Greens and Beans

Stop me if you have heard this one before. Greens and beans, my comfort food. Like most comfort meals you can use what you have on hand and what you like. I had a little more than 1 bunch worth … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Chard, Collards, Greens, Kale