Monthly Archives: August 2011

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

In preparation for the onslaught of Hurricane Irene, I harvested cherry tomatoes . . . which were now magnets for fruit flies in my kitchen (spontaneous generation?!) Roasting them seemed the quickest solution. There are many variations on this theme, … Continue reading

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Maple Custard

Do you have a local source of “pasture-raised” eggs? The kind with those beautiful deep orange yolks? (Indicative of lots of beta carotene.) I get mine at a home on Stoney Brook Road in Lebanon; they come in brown, blue … Continue reading

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Farcous (Chard Pancakes)

Chard and chives are flourishing in my garden right now, and I love the simplicity of preparing farcous, a popular treat in southwestern France. They are often served as a meal with salad but can also be a side dish, … Continue reading

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Zucchini Quesadillas

I had a just-picked zucchini and garlic from my garden, a sweet onion from the Lebanon Farmers Market, and already-cooked leftover corn, cut from the cob. I was in the mood for a quesadilla and found a recipe that would … Continue reading

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Tomato Tartlets

My friend Helen dropped off a sample of these tomato hors d’oeuvres this weekend – made with a recipe from the New York Times. Wow – they were delicious! I had cherry tomatoes and basil from the garden, local sharp … Continue reading

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