My Hatch Chile Festival is coming to a close . . . though I might throw a few on the grill this Labor Day Weekend. And my final Hatch Chile recipe is a sweet one. A very sweet one! Sweet and subtly spicy!
At the moment, Hatch chile peppers are to the culinary world what skinny jeans are to the fashion world. They’re hot! Hatch Chiles are a prized New Mexican chile and are available in August and September. These favorite Southwestern chiles are grown in the Mesilla Valley, just north of Las Cruces, where the sunlight is […]
Traditional Caprese, as you probably know, is made of fresh buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. This Insalata Caprese is thought to have originated in Capri, hence its name. My Caprese originated in my mind — a place not quite as glamorous as Capri. It features thinly sliced peaches and asparagus. It’s as colorful as it […]
This year my kids had a special, albeit brief, eight-week summer vacation — the normal amount of weeks is twelve. Well, school has started now, and it’s been a big adjustment for all of us. Just as we were getting in our groove of pajamas all day, late breakfasts and late bedtimes, we found ourselves […]