59 degrees. Sunny Carolina blue sky with a few cirrhus strands to the north. High of “only” 84 predicted. Air-conditioning off and windows open. Fall broccoli and cabbage plants set out. Mums unclenching their bright buds. Time to anticipate fall in the South, one of two seductive seasons (the other being spring) that keep us here through… Continue reading Oh, what a beautiful morning!
If it’s summer, it’s time to make pesto and, like a squirrel storing nuts for the winter, freeze ice-cube size nuggets for the chilly months when the Mediterranean herb does not flourish here. The Silver Palate cookbook and the revised Joy of Cooking have similar recipes, both wonderful and both loaded with olive oil, cheese… Continue reading Presto, pesto!