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

Green Bean Foogath

The few beans I planted are producing steadily and need to be harvested every other day for another meal’s worth of tender pods. We are lovers of variety, so green beans are accumulating in the refrigerator faster than we are eating them. One of my favorite ways to prepare green beans is a foogath (fugath), … More Green Bean Foogath

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