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
Potato salad flavors, but with a twist. You could certainly play with a variety of herbs and spices in this recipe. This is good barbecue food. Red Lentil and Cauliflower Salad Makes 6-8 servings 1 cup split red lentils 1 head cauliflower, rinsed, trimmed and cut into spears 4 stalks celery, thinly sliced on an angle … More Red Lentil and Cauliflower Salad
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
I foraged for watercress on Martha’s Vineyard and made this delicious salad with radishes and kohlrabi from the West Tisbury farmers market. Kohlrabi and Watercress Salad with Ground Sesame Dressing Serves 6 1 pound of kohlrabi and radishes, thinly sliced or julienne 1 bunch of watercress, stems trimmed ¼ cup white sesame seeds 1 tablespoon … More Kohlrabi and Watercress Salad with Ground Sesame Dressing
Chili Roasted Butternut Squash Preheat oven to 450 degrees F In a large roasting pan toss together: One large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced (about 8 cups) 4 garlic cloves, mashed and roughly chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves Pinch sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Roast for about 30 … More Chili Roasted Butternut Squash
Tonight I had a craving for grilled vegetables – eggplant and squash – with feta cheese, fresh herbs and delicious bread. Then I saw this on smitten kitchen. Perfect timing. I got home and got right to work. I drizzled sliced summer squash and eggplant with olive oil and seasoned them with salt and pepper. They … More Grilled Feta and Vegetables
One thing about eating locally is that you have to be really creative. Between the CSA and the garden the amount of fresh summer fruits and veggies that require immediate attention can be overwhelming, but I’ve actually found that the simplest meals are the most satisfying. Berries, peaches, and fresh goat cheese for breakfast, or a … More Two Summer Salsas
I came across frozen green garbanzo beans at the store recently and thought they would make for a nice twist on classic hummus. Green garbanzos have a decidedly greener flavor, kind of like green peas, which makes a brighter tasting hummus. I was also pretty generous with the parsley which added to the fresh green … More Green Hummus and My First Garlic!