Tag Archives: seasonal – summer

olive oil ice cream

Some recipes sound so bizarre that they just have to be tried. I discovered one of my all time favorite summer salads that way, Nigella’s Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Salad. If you haven’t tried it yet, you really should, … Continue reading

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in season now: late summer edition

Last week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Corn Soup, was a sharp reminder that corn is not a native european crop. While all the other FFwD crew talked of overflowing bins full of fresh local corn, I was happy to … Continue reading

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slow roasted tomatoes

One of my favorite things to do when traveling is to seek out the local markets, and London’s Borough Market remains one of my all time favorites. It was there that I first tried and fell in love with roasted … Continue reading

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citrus-berry terrine

“While Americans of all stripes tend to turn snobby at the mere mention of gelatin, the French accept gelatin with the same equanimity with which they accept salt and pepper…” How do you like that? Dorie called me out in … Continue reading

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Melon-Berry Soup

We returned home from vacation on Monday to find that our internet/phone connection had gone out at some point while we were away and it was not restored until late yesterday. Over the course of the week I discovered that … Continue reading

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mozzarella, tomato, and strawberry salad

Today I am going to have to post and run, because in a few hours I will be boarding a plane for Chicago! Yes, I am homeward bound for a few weeks and I am really looking forward to it.  … Continue reading

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