Monthly Archives: May 2014

Strawberry Lime Spread

Every Memorial Day weekend we visit ancestral graves and gather with family for a barbecue and swim. The family requested that I make strawberry lime spread for the barbecue this year. It is easy and delicious, good for spreading on … Continue reading

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Roasted Vanilla Rhubarb

The garden is mostly planted now and I enjoy going out each day to see the progress of the plants. We have peas, fava beans and garlic in the South bed. Purple green beans, Romano beans, parsnips, beets, carrots and … Continue reading

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Spring Farro Salad with Roasted Asparagus and Peas

Farro has recently become very popular. For those unfamiliar with it, farro is an ancient form of wheat. Italians use it often for salads and risotto, prized for its nutty, earthy flavor and chewy, al dente texture. I have cooked … Continue reading

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