Perfect Summer Salad

When there are ripe avocados at the store and when farmers’ markets feature heirloom tomatoes, it’s ripe time to try this salad.  It’s so simple and easy, but it’s simply divine when the ingredients are fresh and in season.  I’ll admit, I still make it during the winter with imported tomatoes because I can’t resist, … Continue reading

Steak Dinner

Just a quick post about last night’s delicious dinner.  I had a lovely Delmonico steak from a local farm whose cows are grass-fed and raised without antibiotics or pesticides.  It was a big one, so I cut it into two pieces, having one for dinner and saving the other for steak and homemade mayo sandwich … Continue reading

Mayonnaise Update – Chicken and Potato Salad

Just last week, I made a new batch of homemade mayo, using a combination of canola oil, coconut oil, bacon fat, and olive oil.  I also used Pinot Grigio wine vinegar in addition to lemon juice to cut a bit of the tartness, and I added a bunch of herbs.  Needless to say, it is … Continue reading