Building A Sandwich

Despite cucumbers being on the menu daily we are not keeping up with production. I’ve already made a tiny batch of refrigerator pickles, and I foresee more pickling in the future.   The cucumber feature on today’s menu was in a sandwich. Part of a loaf of Cuban bread (that’s what the bakery called it) … More Building A Sandwich

Avocado Toast

I am a fermented foods aficionado. At any given time there is likely to be some kind of vegetable or fruit being fermented. Fermented foods can always be found in my refrigerator, everything from yogurt, to sauerkraut, to cucumbers, hot sauces, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, garlic and onions.   I am a fan of fermented foods … More Avocado Toast

Salsa/Guac

A Mexican restaurant we used to frequent would bring three different salsas in carafes to the table along with the complimentary chips. All three were excellent salsas, but our favorite was the salsa verde which obviously had avocado as an ingredient. Despite being tempered with avocado it was the most picante of the three. Since … More Salsa/Guac

Guacamole!

What did I do when I had 8 avocados and every one of them were ripe…? Made guacamole and put the rest of them in the refrigerator. onion cilantro blanched chopped spinach red bell pepper jalapeno avocado salt black pepper white wine vinegar   Yellow corn tortillas were brushed with olive oil and baked.   … More Guacamole!