As seen in the Press Democrat, August 2019 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/9813040-181/celebrity-chef-john-ashs-easy “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language” (from Henry James) “When one has tasted watermelon,
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Serves 8 This is a perfect summertime dish to start a lunch or dinner. The heat of the serrano chiles contrasts with the cool, refreshing melon and the mint, lime and salty proscuitto add interesting
In recent years burgers have moved up from just being fast food faire to ultra-chic and hip with top chefs creating all kinds of exotically flavored and constructed burgers including using outrageously expensive Kobe or
I’ve been asked in the past “if you had to eat only one fish . . . what would it be?” Without question it’s black cod (anoplopoma fimbria). To set the record straight it’s not
May is Here! It's the month of May and we're thinning! We are well into spring, cover crop has been cut, fruit has set despite unusual spring rains and showers, and we are in the
Serves 4 This is a beautifully green soup in which you can make all kinds of substitutions such as broccoli for some or all the peas, watercress or spinach for some or all of the
According to Mark Twain: “A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.” The word "cauliflower" derives from the Italian cavolfiore, meaning "cabbage flower". Cauliflowers have been around for a long time and
STINGING NETTLES Here is one of my favorite recipes from my book “Cooking Wild”. It's available in bookstores and via Amazon. Now is the time to pick nettles or get at your local Farmer’s Market.
Tapas have taken the world by storm. You can find tapas bars everywhere including Asia where I’ve seen Thai and Vietnamese “tapas” or “Cajun” tapas in New Orleans. The origin of tapas is a bit