Tag Archives: tomatoes
Did we get enough summer?
So thatâ€™s it then. Last weekend of summer approaches. And, glad though I am to have a Monday off, and to be rolling into a Fall full of, with any luck, apple crisp and pork belly and butter nut squash, … Continue reading
Tomato bounty inspired by Madrid
I went to Madrid for work the other week. I know, so glamorous, right! I flew over-night, went straight from the airport to the meeting, presented for three hours, then crept back to the hotel for a sleep. Awake, alert … Continue reading
Sweater Weather, Unlikely Nudists and Chicken Parmigiana Stew
This, from Jeanmarie, who heard it from a man she met on a windy train platform on her commute into the city one early morning.
Pulled Pork Chili and a Sporting Celebrity Encounter in time for Superbowl
I probably sit next to a celebrity. This is one of those large open plan offices, holding several different companies, all hot desking over three floors. So on this particular day I find a spot, and a guy sits down … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – butterflied herb chicken and roasted corn salad for the last BBQ of summer
Labor Day is almost upon us, and it feels like the crossroads of the seasons; Summer just behind us, Fall just ahead. My favorite fruit stall at the Union Square Farmerâ€™s Market is right on the thematic money, with peaches … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – Chianti and Anti Pasto
Back to New York with Jon, who evidently missed me because he’d filled the fridge with skim milk and yogurt, both of which I love, and he can totally live without. Also wine. Lots of wine.
The Monday treat – Roasted tomato preserve
Growing things has, on the whole, been less straightforward than we thought it would be.
Chicken cacciatore is a quick cook tomato-based chicken stew. Essentially you make a tomato sauce, then cook chicken pieces in it and tip in a drained can of beans towards the end of the cooking time. But, in a rewarding … Continue reading