I’m feeling nostalgic today…yesterday was the 1st anniversary of my personal challenge to photograph and write about what I’m eating everyday (including Sunday) without repeating a recipe.That would make today’s recipe and photo blog number 366, but who’s counting?
So, Happy First Birthday, dear blog! I should probably bake a cake but my first blog (June 28, 2009) was for Shrimp Gazpacho and it’s worth repeating, at least to an extent.
As delicious as that simple gazpacho was, I don’t have shrimp or avocado on hand. But I do have several pounds of cherries, so I’ll switch it up a bit using these luscious rubies, so sweet and wonderful at this time of the year.
Long before Steve Brill made hunting for wild foods a thing, since the dawn of our species we’ve been foraging our lands for edibles to survive. (In the eighties, Brill–aka, Wildman– began organizing foraging expeditions in Manhattan. Once he was slapped with a summons for making a meal from Central Park weeds. Minutes after his arraignment, … Full recipe post »
The other night I enjoyed fried beets at Vellum on Main Street as part of their Happy Hour menu (such a deal at 3 bucks)! Even after inhaling two portions, I’m still craving beets. I thought a cold beet soup would scratch the itch and be perfect for a summer’s eve. When googling cold beet soup, many Polish … Full recipe post »
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