Eggplant Basil Summer Salad

Aside from myriad salsas, this salad is a great way to make use of September’s produce, and it is easy as can be.

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Bolting Basil = Perfect Pesto!

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Oh, the heat. The hot, hot heat. Are your herbs or starting to get little flower towers like this? That means they’re trying to bolt, or go to seed. They can’t stand the heat, either.

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Zucchini Pasta Salad and Halibut, Two Ways

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Okay, so it looks a teeny bit sloppy here. These were the left-overs, which I guess would be the 3rd way to enjoy zucchini fresh from the garden.

But I’m getting ahead of myself. Have you noticed it’s hot as all get out? I’m sure you have. Especially at night, right? Hot enough that I want cold things for dinner.

Cold things like pasta salad and cold cooked halibut. The pasta salad has quinoa pasta, roasted zucchini and yellow squash, edamame, avocado, fresh cilantro, vegenaise, lime, and of course salt and pepper. The halibut is cooked in foil with lime juice and salsa.

Easy enough right? And it comes together quickly, like this:

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