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!

Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers

At one time I declared Arepas to be my new favorite food. One would think they would then be in the regular rotation on the menu, but it has been awhile since arepas last came to mind. So, I fixed arepas for our midday meal.   An overstuffed arepa results in an overstuffed stomach…   … More Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers

Herbal Salts

That the seasons are changing is becoming more and more evident. The predicted temperature for tomorrow is 22ºF cooler than what we experienced yesterday. The basil plants are flowering in their determined effort to go to seed and reproduce. The final harvest of this year’s tender herbs and vegetables is at hand. First frost in … More Herbal Salts

Basil Paneer

The basil plants were threatening to flower so I trimmed them back and put the cuttings in a glass of water until I decided how I would use them. I used a few of the leaves to make a small batch of basil aioli which I promptly sampled as part of my light supper. There … More Basil Paneer