Truly excellent tomatoes are a rare thing, indeed. Your average grocery store tomato is a sad ghost of a proud garden tomato. I have had several tomato encounters that have stopped me in my place, elicited a moan of joy and understanding, and bonded me to the pursuit of great tomatoes. That’s not to …click to continue Insalata Caprese with Coppa
Sometimes sitting in the middle of Dallas, one gets the feeling that they couldn’t be in a more urban setting. Sometimes, squirrels and mosquitoes seem to be the only wildlife and St. Augustine grass the only flora. But this year for the first time in, well, forever, I have an unquenchable thirst to have …click to continue Fiddleheads, Foraging, and Spiceman’s F.M. 1410
I love a salad recipe that lets me follow my whims. I love any dish that is so forgiving that I can omit or add vegetables and cheeses according to my mood, or according to what is in my refrigerator at the moment.
This is just such a salad. It is yet another gift …click to continue Orzo Salad…and some great tips on Balsamic Vinegar