Garlicky Asparagus

Garlicky Asparagus Serves 2 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 8 garlic scapes cut into 1-inch pieces 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Salt and pepper to taste In a large skillet, heat the oil over moderately high heat. Add the asparagus and sauté for a few minutes … More Garlicky Asparagus

Black Tom

This tomato is gorgeous. I saved the seeds from some purple tomatoes that we bought at the Kingston Farmers’ Market last fall. Unsure of the variety, we named it Black Tom. I enjoyed the first few to ripen tonight sautéed with olive oil, garlic, tuna, spaghetti, basil, and parsley.

Salad Greens

I got a late start this year, but a variety of salad greens are coming along and soon we’ll be having our first big salad from the garden. I direct sowed a few varieties of lettuce, some new and some saved from last year. Last year I let much of my lettuce go to seed and … More Salad Greens

Fried Green Tomatoes

I made fried green tomatoes for the first time this summer. I’m not sure what took me so long, but this year I was in such a hurry to eat my tomatoes that I couldn’t resist picking several of them green. I especially liked having them for breakfast, a great stand-in for a side of … More Fried Green Tomatoes