Tag: One Local Summer

Summer Lunch

Summer has been cooler here than in prior years. So while tomatoes are really just starting to ripen and yield – finally!!!! – for real (a good 2 weeks past my usual tomato target date though), cabbage, kale (kale!!! in July! edible!) and lettuce greens 

Summer Solstice on Turkey Mountain

An all local seasonal menu to celebrate the summer solstice: Canapés Rappahannock Cellars Seyval Blanc 2008 Gadino Cellars Pinot Grigio 2008 Blueberry Wasmund’s Rye Cocktail Blueberries from Roy’s Orchard in Sperryville, VA Rye from Copper Fox Distillery in Sperryville VA

Of Hot Dogs & New Potatoes

Sometimes we forgot how good simple food is. Or at least can be, when one is eating pure fresh unadulterated food. Like what we pretty much did today. Delicious and hardly any cooking! We simply listened to the garden who told us what was for dinner (and for lunch). Pretty simple, really.


Morning was busy in the garden and harvesting wild cherries, and so – since Keith made some of his gorgeous baguettes early this morning – we had what must be the best dogs in the world for lunch. Continue reading Of Hot Dogs & New Potatoes

One Local Summer

The kitchen garden is really coming into its own now. We are eating lots of salad greens and cooked greens (kale, mustard, Swiss chard, escarole); peas (both mange-tout/sugar snap and shelling peas) have just started and should go through the end of the month. Still