Once upon a summer salad : Summer chopped salad

I meant to share this recipe last week. You remember last week when the sun was fierce and unrelenting and anything other than a t-shirt felt too hot and cumbersome. Then winter showed up. Now I’m in a sweatshirt and wool socks. This salad is the product of my favorite cooking strategy: opening the fridge…… Continue reading Once upon a summer salad : Summer chopped salad

Notebook pasta

I was flipping through old notebooks and found this recipe scribbled down in smudged black ink. There‚Äôs no date on the journal entry. Boil a 4 qt pot of pasta water. Salt generously. Thinly slice 3 cloves of garlic. In a skillet, gently heat 2T XVO. Add garlic. Watch it dance. After a min or…… Continue reading Notebook pasta