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

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

Mushroom Burgers

I enjoy burgers (veggie for me) with any combination of the many traditional accompaniments: mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, sliced onion, pickle slices, pickle relish, cheese, tomato, lettuce, alfalfa sprouts etc. Another way I enjoy burgers is topped with caramelized onions and mushrooms.   I usually add a few ingredients to make it into a sauce. This … More Mushroom Burgers