Loaded Potato, Zucchini & Garlic Scape Frittata and Running Update

Arielle came home from Farmer Kim with some fresh yukon gold potatoes and eggs. + I went to the garden and harvested a zucchini. + I stopped by Beechwood Orchards’ stand at the farmers market and bought some garlic scapes. + some parmesan, kosher salt and pepper. = You have the makings for a very…

Potato, Onion & Cheese Scrambled Omelet

OK, I admit it, I have been in egg mode.  It happens every now and then, I will not make eggs for breakfast for a while, then suddenly I will make eggs for dinner several times a week for a few weeks.  I am not sure why this happens, but, I just go with it….

Corn Chowder

Whenever I make Thanksgiving dinner, it always starts with my variation of the corn chowder that my sister-in-law Ginny taught me to make decades ago.  It was one of my father’s favorite soups, so it became a fixture in my Thanksgiving meals.  Simple and oh, so satisfying. This year I am making it with the…

Green Bean Polou (Persian Rice Pilaf)

Even though my green bean harvest was a bust, I have been able to piece together a few meals with what the caterpillars left me.  I had just the right amount of green beans left to try a new Persian dish. The green beans get infused with lime flavor and baked into the rice.  You…

Pasta with Potatoes, Green Beans and Pesto

Pasta, potatoes, green beans – sounds heavy, eh?  When I first saw Martha Rose Shulman’s recipe combining the three, I was skeptical.  But since I always have pesto and, in late summer, lots of green beans, I though I would try it.  To everyone’s surprise, the combination was wonderful.  Very homey and hearty.  It has…