Potato Chickpea Curry, Tomato Chutney, Basmati Rice


Back in April I helped plant potatoes at Fair Weather Farm at Fairhill along with Nancy, the farm’s owner and a couple of other guys also participating in Fair Weather’s work share program. The past several weeks, I’ve also spent several hours plucking potato beetles off the plants. It’s really hard work but I am…

Shredded Chicken Tacos


I’m a taco slut. There I admitted it. Actually, I’m a tortilla slut. Hard shell tacos, soft tacos, taquitos, burritos, flautas, chimichangas – you get the idea. Just wrap me up in a tortilla and I’ll die happy. Good corn tortillas are difficult to find. You know the ones that are soft and scented with…

Fresh Tomato & Grilled Corn Gazpacho


I must admit that before making this recipe I’d never eaten Gazpacho before. I love soup and will whip up a pot even in 90 degree weather. Soup is that one dish I go to whenever I feel sick or sad or just need a bowl full of comfort. I probably eat soup at least…

Grilled Eggplant & Fresh Ricotta Pizza


Whenever I fire up my charcoal grill I make sure to cook a surplus of vegetables for the week ahead. Grilled asparagus is great tossed in a stir fry, soups, and omelets. Grilled corn, well the possibilities are endless there. Grilled zucchini is delicious in pasta salads and leftover grilled baking potatoes are perfect in…