Strawberry Citrus Salad

Every Spring my excitement for strawberries overshadows my sorrow for the dwindling citrus season.It’s so weird. I feel like juicy, bright-colored fruit, like citrus, should be celebrated in the summer. And I guess it is, hello lemonade. Growing up in Florida I took for granted the ability to pluck an orange from the tree whenever…

Caprese Pockets

It’s tomato time. It makes me feel like an addict.I can’t leave the farmers’ market without stocking up. And if I see heirloom varieties or Romas, forget it. I feel the need to buy them all. Isn’t there a support group for this? Maybe I could start one. You know how violet turns into a…

Ingredient Introduction #44 – Quail Eggs

Just a few posts ago, I proclaimed my love for eggs, and not just any eggs. They have to be fresh from the farm. No high hens that work as feathered oompa-loopas popping out mediocre, thin shelled, barely yellow yolks. So on my most recent trip to The Grain Loft (a GREAT place!) to stock…