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Tomato cucumber salad with quinoa and grilled sourdough

Tomato cucumber salad with quinoa and grilled sourdough

This is that magical time of year for food when all things come together to produce an embarrassment of riches, a “stupid first world problem.” In the Tomato Envy garden, there is so much fresh food it’s hard to know what to do with all of it. That’s when I turn to my trusty collection of […]

September 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad

Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad

What do you get when you combine only a few best-quality ingredients with the right cooking technique? Synergy. There, I said it. And, I’m not even sitting in a meeting at work cringing as I hear such ridiculous corporate jargon escape my lips. Synergy means that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. So like, […]

October 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Arugula and Pea Shoot Salad

Arugula and Pea Shoot Salad

One of the most compelling reasons to grow a garden is that you get to experience foods that are not sold in stores. Sometimes these unique offerings come in the form of heirloom varieties from all over the globe and other times, they are simply different parts of a plant from different stages of its development. […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Radicchio, White Bean and Tuna Salad

Radicchio, White Bean and Tuna Salad

In the last 8 weeks, I’ve lost several pounds of winter weight just by getting off my behind and doing a Daily Burn several times a week. I don’t exercise to look good naked like some people, and I don’t try to lose weight. Mostly, I’m doing the exercise because I know the benefits for […]

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lemony Summer Bean Salad

Lemony Summer Bean Salad

Summer is a time of lazy meals at our house. Winter is long gone and only distant memories remain of snow days spent entirely in the kitchen trying new, ambitious recipes and making elaborate desserts because there is simply not much else to do. Summer is about being outside working in the garden or lounging […]

July 10, 2014 | By | Reply More