Monthly Archives: August 2013

cucumber vichyssoise

august 30, 2013

cucumber vichyssoise

Sometimes it’s too darn hot to cook.  You’re famished but a hot meal doesn’t appeal.  A visit to the Saturday farmer’s market fills you with resolve to turn  your purchases  into something besides the obvious chopped salad of colorful, crunchy bits.  There’s your pile – now what? Continue reading

margarita grilled flat iron steak with orange salsa


 august 9, 2013

margarita grilled flat iron steak


The sweet scents of summer : freshly cut watermelon, peppery blossoms of abelia draping over my back yard fence, just-made pesto redolent of basil and garlic and the smoky aroma of steak on the grill. Continue reading