Salsa Verde… Parsley, tarragon, capers and fresh garlic​ over soft feta cheese.

This is so good, and a great way to use up some of those herbs you’re planting this spring.  Make sure to plant a few tarragon plants. This is a super easy condiment that goes well with a variety of … Continue reading

Fresh Fish with Preserved Lemon Persillade

Three good things: Friends who share freshly caught fish with you (filleted and all!) How delicious preserved lemons are throughout the year… Knowing how to combine the two into a fabulously yummy lunch! What is persillade? According to the dictionary, … Continue reading

Lentil Salad with Preserved Lemon Dressing

As you know, I love lentils. Of the four varieties currenly in my kitchen, the regular inexpensive brown ones are my favorite. But, this weekend, they just may have been replaced! And not in the form of a soup, at … Continue reading

Sardine Salad with Parsley on Cucumbers

  No real recipe here, just a simple combination of canned sardines, lots of parsley, and some of my preserved kumquat peels with a little bit mayonnaise.  I used the boneless skinless sardines (hey, some sardines is better than no … Continue reading

Homemade Sausage: Chaurice, aka Green Onion Sausage

A good, basic, green onion fresh sausage. This is very similar to the recipe that Chef John Folse uses here http://www.jfolse.com/recipes/meats/pork25.htm  There are other recipes that include more red things (paprika and chili powder) which make it more similar to … Continue reading

Herbed Yogurt Cheese & Chimichurri Tomatoes

Three things I love in this world: Tomatoes, Chimichurri, and Herbed Yogurt Cheese.  Put them all together, and you have a delicious snack, lunch, dinner, or salad.  Or, a nice appetizer served on crostini.  Now, it’s not tomato season yet. … Continue reading