Roasted Okra Croutons

Most of you know by now that my husband and I are members of a CSA.  We absolutely love the variety of delicious, fresh produce that we get in our weekly share, however we sometimes have to get really creative if an, ehem, overabundance of a certain vegetable occurs.  Okra.  It just loooooves the soil […]

Stuffed Zucchini Flowers with Golden Tomato Vinaigrette

Isn’t that a lovely flower arrangement? Well, ehem, yes it is but I’m not planning on enjoying the view of the tissue paper softness of those brilliant buds for long…because I’m going to eat them! I would like to introduce you to someone special.  Someone whose visits I eagerly await each summer.  Meet Zucchini Flower!  If you’ve already […]

Thai Corn Bisque, or Chowder…Chowisque, Bisquder?

I have a secret ingredient…  Well, it surely isn’t secret to someone because it is a marketed, purchasable ingredient buuuut it is one that I had not ever heard of until that fateful day when  Nigella Lawson introduced it on her show, Nigella Bites.  I remember first seeing the show years ago at my parents […]