A weekly summer produce guide to what’s in season right now based on the contents of our CSA share, with CSA and farmer’s market recipes and inspiration. This week: cherry tomatoes, wineberries, blackberries, and nectarines.
I know I must have cooked often during my single days. I mean, I entertained a bit and loved making a haphazard feast for friends (still do), but whatever my ordinary dinners were escapes me. There’s one exception: the tomato, basil, mozzarella, and baguette dinner. My favorite wine shop was a great place to pick up small staples too, so I’d head over after work and gather the ingredients for my simple dinner, plus a bottle of red, and then head home to feast.
Cherry and grape tomatoes came in this week, and from these and other market finds, we cobbled together our own version of the perfect summer dinner – a crusty baguette, small heirloom tomatoes, and purple basil. [Read more…]