It is summer in Texas and if you eat even remotely seasonally, or shop at the farmers markets, you are now on your 100th side dish of squash and zucchini for the year. Needless to say, one is rewarded in this zone for having several clever ways to deal with these little devils. A …click to continue Squash and Zucchini Salad
I have a friend named Natalie. She just turned 50 and jumped out of an airplane to mark the occasion. She also smiles non-stop, laughs from her soul, and creates new friendships by magnetically pulling diverse individuals into her orbit. She is silly and goofy and pretty and nice.
She gave me a recipe …click to continue Green Chile Chicken Soup
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
I do so love green chiles. They are quite handy for giving dishes a lift. But usually, it involves putting a tiny 4 ounce can in a recipe full of other creamy things. This recipe is all about the green chiles. You cannot escape them. You will know whether or not you want to …click to continue Green Chile Stew