A handwritten note from my grandmother on an early 1960’s newspaper recipe, “Danish” Cucumber Salad said, “Good!” So it must be. And so it is. Now, it’s even better.
Big bold flavors, and super-fast. Isn’t that want you want sometimes? Thick sliced, roasted tomatoes with a dollop of pesto and melted cheese.
When a friend (or farmers’ market) gives you freshly picked fava beans, smile, say thank you, and get shelling!
This post has nothing to do with the nuptials of a soon to be former EU prince this weekend. Rather, Marie Antoinette would be proud.
With warmer weather it’s time to get outside. Linzer bars, a shortbread crust with jelly filling, are a simple and portable snack to take on the go. Why I decided to make them now is another story…
When many regions lay claim to a dish, that means a couple of things. First, it’s so good that people want credit. And, secondly, there are bound to be many variations.
Potatoes are like flavor sponges. Being a fairly blank palette, what you put into them makes a big difference.