Homemade Jalapeno Poppers

I love jalapeno poppers, but when I suddenly had a surfeit of peppers at home, I just couldn’t bring myself to deep fat fry them. In fact, I can almost never bring myself to deep fat fry anything. But these ended up to be just as delicious, if not more so, because I used fresh, organic jalapenos and quality ingredients. Instead of trying to keep … Continue reading Homemade Jalapeno Poppers

Bulgar Salad with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese

Perhaps you’ve noticed that it’s too hot to cook. But I wasn’t going to let my beautiful swiss chard, soon to wilt, go to waste. I made this quick salad with bulgar (or cracked wheat) that is an easy-to-cook whole grain. Much like couscous, you just have to cover it with hot water and let it soak until it gets soft (between 15 and 30 … Continue reading Bulgar Salad with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese

Tomato Salad with feta, cucumber, and capers

I love tomato salads, and I love the heirloom tomatoes that I’ve been receiving n my CSA. They are so delicious, and perfectly ripe, that they make me wonder why I ever even bother eating tomatoes out of season – its like an entirely different food. During hot spells, I like to keep my refrigerator full of fresh produce and put together simple salads, even … Continue reading Tomato Salad with feta, cucumber, and capers