The tomatoes might be fading, but that means the Okra is coming on strong. The Austin Farmers’ Market has switched it’s hours to beat the heat. Now open an hour earlier (8 AM), come on out and pick up the fresh stuff while it lasts. Check out the Calendar for more fresh food props.
It was my wife’s birthday this week, and the requested dinner was Goat Cheese Enchiladas. Wonderful mix of hot and sweet (not unlike my wife). The tartness of the cheese plays great against the tangy, hot red sauce. It’s a crowd pleaser. But, to do it right, it takes a while. Everything except the rice […]
Who says that tomatoes have to go on the bottom of a pie. They want to be seen, too. The herbs and other toppings, always showing off. Acting fancy. “Look at me, look at me!” Let the cheese do the heavy lifting for a change. Put it on the bottom of the stack. This pie […]
If you add the last few weeks up, it has been a total of 2200 degrees outside. My tomatoes finally gave up the ghost. There are still some small ones on the vine, but will no doubt be poached by some no-account squirrel (furry, small, heartless bastard). I can’t believe they appreciate the subtle delicacy […]
Focaccia is a great way to feed a crowd on the cheap. This weekend, we had some people over and I did two styles: artichoke, rosemary and tomato, caramelized onion. Both were topped with a generous amount of olive oil before baking. Another great focaccia feature is that it holds well. You don’t need to […]
This is beginning to look like standard fare from Jesse and his gang at Dai Due. Another notification of items of goodness for sale: Kielbasa, Duck Boudin Noir, Boudin Blanc, Country Style Sausage, Chorizo, Rillettes, Sauces, Stock and Lard (O, my). No fear, the supper club is still in full effect, but they are taking […]