Potato Salad Revamped

Whoever came up with the idea of potato salad as a summer picnic necessity was either a prankster or a silly billy. A heavy, bland winter vegetable doused in mayonnaise loves nothing more than going rancid in the heat. And don’t forget to add a gut stuffing egg. What weren’t they thinking? That said, I…

Mango, Avocado & Melon: A When To Purchase Guide

They’re too hard when you need them, mushy, brown and icky tasting by the time you remember them. Avocados, mangos an melon can be so cruel! Is there an intelligent way to minimize the heartbreak & waste? Why yes there is! Here’s how to buy & store some of our seasonal goodies: Avocado: Has avocados…

Granita to the Rescue

Puree your favorite fruit together or boil it on top of the stove with some wine and a bit of sugar as needed -not all fruit was born equally sweet. Put it in the freezer and  scrape it with a fork every hour or so until it’s frozen. It’s perfectly refreshing, especially after a heavy…