Monthly Archives: September 2013

shrimp with late summer succotash

september 20, 2013

shrimp with late summer succotash

 

 

Two things come to mind when I hear the word succotash : my mother’s unorthodox addition of tomato to the mixture of fresh corn and lima beans (now my preferred preparation), and, naturally, Sylvester the cat.

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grilled eggplant with caponata relish

september 12, 2013

grilled eggplant with caponata relish

When summer’s end robs us of vegetables that peaked earlier in the season, we can always count on eggplant as a farmer’s market lure with its high gloss and firm form. ┬áIts meatiness holds up well to grilling and it marries well with tart or sweet condiments, marinades and sauces.

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