I cook because I love to eat. I garden because I love to cook.

Month: July 2018

Shishito Pepper Roulette – Blistered Shishito Peppers

Shishito Pepper Roulette – Blistered Shishito Peppers

The best summer foods to grow in your garden are the ones that have the simplest preparations for the table. Asian shishito peppers are one of those foods. They grow easily and abundantly, and when it’s time for harvest, you pick them, sear them for […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

I have two rules for guacamole: 1) I love garlic, but it does not belong in guacamole, and 2) It must have cilantro – I can’t really do anything for the people who don’t like cilantro. Sorry. My recipe for guacamole is based on the […]

99% Vegan, 98% Gluten Free – Pineapple with Basil

99% Vegan, 98% Gluten Free – Pineapple with Basil

I am definitely a carnivore. I wish it wasn’t so, but alas, I do like eating meat and poultry. But I try to make several meat-free dinners a week and we have plenty of friends for whom I cook who are vegetarians. So this I […]