Monthly Archives: June 2012

Basil Poblano Pesto

I received a nice bunch of basil in this week’s vegetable box, and was tempted to make pesto, but wanted to do something different with it. I was really stuck for an interesting idea until shopping today at Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Georgia Summer Salad

In terms of local produce, this is just about my favorite time of year: local freestone peaches and tomatoes are just coming into season, and the herbs that I grow in big pots on my patio start to flourish. I’m … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates with Spiced Honey

I’ve been noticing figs and dates stuffed with cheese (usually goat or blue-cheese) on a lot of restaurant menus lately. Sometimes it’s combined with bacon or pancetta, and usually topped with reduced balsamic or honey. Recently, I was shopping at … Continue reading

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Local Seasonal Vegetables and Greens with Reduced Balsamic Sauce

I only recently discovered that sautéing radishes transforms their flavor and turns them into a mild, crisp, barely-sweet addition to a meal. When I received another bunch of radishes (with their greens) in my CSA vegetable box on Tuesday I … Continue reading

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