Peach Chutney

It was time to do something with the last two peaches in the refrigerator. I set about making something, I wasn’t sure what, that was both sweet and savory. I blanched the peaches, peeled them and tossed them with white wine vinegar to discourage oxidation. It started out with sautéing onion, garlic, a Serrano, a … More Peach Chutney

Pickles

This year,  for the first time, I grew Mexican Sour Gherkins, also known as cucamelons. They are in fact more closely related to melons than to cucumbers. The tiny grape sized fruit look like miniature watermelons and taste a bit like watermelon rind.   I included a few of these crunchy little morsels when I … More Pickles

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