My dear friend Mara entrusted me to keep an eye on her daughters, Eva and Marina. I was engrossed in my latest recipe creation when I realized Eva was nowhere to be found. I seeked high and low only to discover her – guilty and merrily – munching away on my sugar snap vines.
Concern melted to consternation. Hey wait – leave some for me. Dinner plans must be quickly altered if I wanted to have any of these seasonal goodies for myself.
If you’ve never tried sugar snaps, now’s your chance. Tables are packed with them at the Farmer’s Market and your local grocery.
Nectarine slices have the same graceful shape as the sugar snap and their sweet, soft juiciness are the perfect counterpoint to the crunchy peas.
(Note the gold holiday ball in the right hand column of this blog. Perhaps some of my past holiday recipe blogs can be of assistance to your meal planning in the next couple of months.) Last week was spent with three lady friends in Manhattan soaking in (breathless) as many museums, plays, Halloween revelry, and….of course—food!—as we could inhale … Full recipe post »
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