Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fruits of the moment

red grapes, blackberries, mangoes, figs In September I freeze large quantities of grapes. I love eating them like that: slightly thawed but still crystallized like a sorbet. They never seem to make it past mid-October, but that’s fine because I … Continue reading

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Delicious Dinners

Yesterday (multi-course): pickled beets and shavings of parmesan cheese an omelette with basil, and a glass of white wine a raw, sweet banana pepper roasted potatoes ½ of a frozen banana small toast of homemade bread and salted butter labneh … Continue reading

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My favorite tastes of the week:

plain, creamy labneh and the sweetest diced fresh mango I made a dish of cappelini tossed with pan-burst cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, pepper, and parmesan. The cherry tomatoes were from a local farm and almost black. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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My new favorite dessert: slices of frozen banana dipped into crunchy peanut butter and blackstrap molasses, with or without a dash of cinnamon

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Kasha

I ate kasha for the first time tonight and I am in love. I’ve always been delighted by the flavor of buckwheat- as tea, pancakes, and soba noodles -but kasha is a whole new world of texture and deep and … Continue reading

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I made a big pot of tomato soup yesterday, using fresh local tomatoes, homemade chicken stock, herbs, butter, and caramalized onions. It was sweet and rich in flavor, without a touch of added sugar. I brought some of the leftovers … Continue reading

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For a little piece of heaven, toast a bit of good bread till its nice and warm. Have some crumbled up bitter dark chocolate nearby and add it to the bread as soon as it comes out of the toaster. … Continue reading

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