Cold Zucchini Soup with Buttermilk – Too Much Zucchini, part III

Chilled Zucchini Soup

We have a zucchini plant in our garden this year. Just one, as we have learned from years past that zucchini quickly becomes overwhelming. Fried zucchini blossoms are one of our favorite summer treats, and one of the most cost-effective ways to get our

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Roasted Green Beans with Herbs and Scallions

Thanskgiving Side String Beans with Herbs

I think of Thanksgiving dinner as existing in tiers of necessity. First, there must be a turkey. That’s non-negotiable (unless you’re a vegetarian, of course, but we’re talking Norman Rockwell here). Turkey is a core necessity. Next tier: gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing,

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Sourdough Stuffing with Caramelized Onions and Chard

Sourdough Dressing with Chard
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that can be hidebound by tradition. Even the most adventurous eater has certain holiday rules that make Thanksgiving dinner more than just a lot of food. For some, jellied canned cranberry sauce is required. For others, they

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Pasta with Butternut Squash, Spinach and Cashel Blue Cheese

Spinach Pasta

I have resisted pasta for many years. Other people can’t get enough of it – I could take it or leave it. But life in our household has been pretty crazy lately, and I have been embracing pasta as a way to get dinner on the table relatively

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