Category Archives: Summer

On the First Cool Evening

Some nights my body is so weary I almost forget about my love of food and wish there was a microwave dinner I could heat up. Then I remember that it’s not a microwave dinner I want at all, just … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

About my absence: I am just swamped at work and it’s keeping me from doing much else. I’m not even cooking…Chimp has been keeping us fed. Saturday was the first sweaterday at the market since the spring. It sure was … Continue reading

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What’s In the Box

After I picked up the box last night, I was too swamped with cooking and work to get to this then, so here it is on Thursday lunchtime. We have in the box this week: Red Roasting Potatoes (Wonder if … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CSA, Easy/Fast, Italian, Summer | 2 Comments

Radish, Cucumber, Onion & Chickpea Salad with a Lemon-Parsley Dressing

Frankly, given how often I make this, it’s hard to belive it hasn’t made it to the blog before now. This is one of my favorite dinner salads. We make it in spring, when the first radishes appear, along with … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

Summer’s definitely starting to come to a close. The peaches and nectarines are seeing their last days; there are still plenty of plums, of course. There are still grapes, too, and will be well into the fall. Fred Smeds of … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Fried Green Tomato

Well, no, those aren’t particularly green, are they? They do look suspiciously red. (They were green when Michele sold them to me on Saturday; I just didn’t get to them fast enough and they reddened on standing a few days.) … Continue reading

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Emerald Beaut Plum Crumble

So, besides the salad already mentioned, here is where many of those green-skinned Emerald Beaut plums ended up. Surprise! They’re yellow inside! Don’t they look nearly like peaches, as yellow as they are? It’s only the lack of any red … Continue reading

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