CtBF – Potato, feta and basil tortilla

Not something I make often, but I did enjoy the versions I made with French Friday’s. I wasn’t sure about the basil. Well, and not the feta. I’ll admit I did look back at the other recipe, you know, “just in case”. Easy enough! Potatoes diced. Cooked to barely tender in some good olive oil,… Continue reading CtBF – Potato, feta and basil tortilla

CtBF – eggplant caviar

When I was planning on making this, I hoped that my favorite farm stand would have eggplant. At first glance, no. But when it was mentioned, the guy immediately went out and picked a bucketful. Doesn't get fresher than that!! When I read the recipe, I immediately thought use the grill! So I charred them,… Continue reading CtBF – eggplant caviar

CCC – Thai Tomatoes in August

This month for the Cottage Cooking Club I made Tomatoes with Thai Dressing – I love Thai flavors, and I also love tomatoes – and fortunately had plenty from the garden. Like many of the “raw assembly” recipes, this was simple to put together – designed to highlight the flavor of the tomatoes, while adding… Continue reading CCC – Thai Tomatoes in August

ffwd – warm scallop salad with corn, nectarines and basil

For the second week in a row, we are making one of my picks for the month of August. Really, when I was choosing, I was only thinking of what’s available in the market or at the roadside stand, so to be honest, I didn’t really look at this recipe. I had planned to make… Continue reading ffwd – warm scallop salad with corn, nectarines and basil