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Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemon

Sometimes I wonder whether this blog should be called “homage to Bon Appetit.” Another winner here, from chef Yotam Ottolenghi: Tomato, Onion and Roasted Lemon Salad. PrintTomato Salad with Roasted Lemon Ingredients1 lemon, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced, seeds removed 1 tablespoon […]


Morning in the Garden

About to pull out of the driveway on the way to work one morning, and I was struck at how beautiful the Black Eyed Susans were. Finally, this little corner of the farm, neglected so long, is getting its due. […]


Killer Pizza, All From the Garden

My hunna makes a killer pizza. Tonight is no exception. Basil and tomatoes from the garden, fresh mozzarella, too. Fabulous. Related posts: The Season’s First Caprese Salad! Iron Pizza Chef: Pizza Night in America Update on the Garden: Zinnias, Hyacinth […]


Peggy’s Roasted Tomato Spread

A simple hors d’oevure, fabulous spread over goat cheese on baguettes. And delicious the next day in omelettes. An easy, set-it-and-forget-it recipe from the farm’s friend Peggy, who recommends leaving the skins on and seeds in for a nice country-style […]


How to Peel Tomatoes

It’s the time of year for putting up tomatoes. Or just cooking with them instead of simply slicing and serving. And sometimes, for that, peeled is better. In this post, I’ll show you how to peel tomatoes. I’m not saying […]


The Season’s First Caprese Salad!

Little baby tomatoes, fresh basil from the fields and fresh mozzarella from Dante’s. Let the summer menus begin! Related posts: Recipe: Watermelon-Peach-Tomato Salad with Chili and Lime Another Great Sammy: Tomato, Basil, Prosciutto and Mozzarella on Toast Greg’s Composed Salad […]


Sunday Night Supper

Steak, tomatoes and corn. One of the great summer meals, don’t you think? And we started with lemon-thyme gimlets in the orchards by the pear tree.   Related posts: Sunday Night Supper: Mini-Thanksgiving Sunday Night Pasta Supper Sunday Night Supper: […]

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The Last Cabin Supper

Watermelon-peach-tomato salad. Steak. Corn. And more tomatoes. Can’t beat that with a stick. And, just because it’s so pretty, a little slicing tomato action here above the jump: Related posts: Back at the Cabin for Supper on the Porch Welcome […]


Putting Up Tomatoes

We bought a box of “utility” tomatoes from Dr. Davies Farm. These are the tomatoes that are really only good for sauce — they’re almost ready for the compost pile, unless you cook them immediately. So we did that. Related […]


Scallops for Supper

While Cathy and Thor met friends in the city, we stayed in and sauteed some scallops and boiled up some sweet corn. What a sweet supper. Related posts: Sunday Night Supper: Scallops and Mushrooms Sunday Night Supper: Scallops Supper in […]