New Southern Summer Salad When we think of Southern food, we call to mind simmered greens seasoned with pork, fried chicken, and creamy gravy. Comforting food, familiar, but maybe a little heavy. On our tables, there’s something very different going Read on!
Without a Recipe: Berries Summer’s all about a windfall of berries: black, blue and dew. If you can keep yourself from devouring them by the handful, here are some great ways to enjoy the harvest. Stir fresh or frozen berries Read on!
Without a Recipe: Cucumbers With their characteristic cool crunch, cucumbers are the perfect summertime treat. Our farmers grew many unusual varieties, including pickling, slicing, heirloom, and cuca-melon varieties. They’re all equally great for salads and snacking, and most make great Read on!
Without a Recipe: Summer Squash Abundant all summer long, we love summer squash in all its glory. Healthy, versatile, and easy to cook, the biggest challenge is staying creative with cooking ideas. Here are a few to get you started Read on!
Without a Recipe: Green Garlic Green garlic is simply the young, fresh version of the papery cloves you eat all year round. Rarely seen in the grocery store because it doesn’t store for long, it’s truly a seasonal treat. Available Read on!
Late-summer crops are always full of memories. Perhaps because I spent so much of my childhood summers in Louisiana with my grandparents, or perhaps just because summer cooking took over my grandmother’s life and filled her house with the steamy Read on!
I am un-American. At least that is what people tell me when they discover that we don’t have a television. “Do you mean you don’t have cable?” they will sometimes ask, hopefully, thinking we might be a little pitiful, but Read on!
Whose world is this? Every day, we leave the house, wondering if we’re still dreaming. Mornings are cool and afternoons decidedly bearable in the shade. In the evenings, we wander the neighborhood as shadows lengthen and fireflies come out. Every Read on!
By Elizabeth Winslow “Never trust a skinny cook.” It only makes sense. Someone who loves food, lives for it, thinks and dreams about it constantly, is not likely to be wafer-thin. At times I find myself a little too trustworthy, Read on!