In the last couple of weeks my tomato plants have been producing tons of cherry tomatoes. Last summer I discovered the best way to use up an excess of cherry tomatoes: slow roast them. Chop them in half, throw them in a baking pan with olive oil, garlic, herbs, and salt, and they [...]
I can’t believe how quickly this summer is flying by! It’s almost September, and I haven’t made nearly enough popsicles this year. So I went back through my archives and found twelve recipes for frozen treats in stick form. I’d totally forgotten about some of them, but now I’ve got plenty of ideas for popsicles [...]
It’s been blazingly hot lately, and with no air-conditioning, my main coping mechanisms are fans, ice water, and popsicles. With a mix of lime, strawberries, and yogurt, these are particularly refreshing. While they’re not quite as effective as central air, they’re a nice summer treat that I’m glad to enjoy while I can. After all, [...]
I was one of those kids who adamantly did not like zucchini. Even though I don’t think I had even tried it, and I definitely couldn’t tell you what I didn’t like about it. But if zucchini was in something and I knew about it, I wasn’t eating it. Now I have a [...]
This is a tale of two ice cream failures, which I eventually combined into one ice cream success.
When we lived in San Francisco, we liked to go on long, wandering city walks on the weekend, and once in a while we’d end up at the ice cream shop Humphry Slocombe. Although [...]