Okay….this got posted incomplete!!!
Here is my mise en place for this email inspired idea…romaine, parmesan, homemade dressing, smoked blue cheese, tomato, avocado, bacon, garlic, radish, shishito (that i grew!), cucumber….i took like 4 pictures because this has the red pepper that i removed but didnt have the egg i added, etc
Grilled romaine…yep, i flipped and grilled again
Grilling avocado. They made nice grill marks
This is my first try at a grilled chopped blt salad.
It was good:-)
Tonights cocktail was bubbly rose with some Pama splashed in it.
So some of you may have noticed my plates, serveware, cookware, is mostly le creuset.
So unbenownst to me williams Sonoma had a limited edition piece like none ive seen so far.
And today it arrived:
So…..opinions please. This is a pan i have wanted for a while, the price is inflate due to limited edition, do i use it? Keep it on “display”? Or sell it? The prices are already up on ebay:-p
So…Los Angeles didnt represent–except for some finalists. Chicago, who knew there was so much yum there. Heres a link to the James beard award winners…from open table so you can quickly snag a reservation. Has anyone been to any of them…let us know
Speaking of James Beard, i was bombarded by emails telling me to watch his documentary….America’s First Foodie! We havent seen it but here is he Bon Appetit article from last week : Americas First Foodie. The man had a tv show before any of the others but he was before his time…..let me know what you think!
Holy crap? My plan was to blog my whole dinner which was yummy but last we we hit the palm springs street fair and i bought the shit!
I previously bought cranberry walnut balsamic from the Farmers Daughter from hemet at the palm springs street fair….that rocked
But the cherry is ridiculous….and wordpress just put the pics in reverse order…..and im to tired to change it
We are blessed to have a year round growing season, and we are on the verge of the moment where the most of those riches shine! Saturday at the santa monica third street promenade farmers market, the following are a prelude to the full summer bounty:
Figs! I forgot to take a pic before i cut up the ripe ones…it was a nice basket of 1/2 ripe and half ripe in a day or two
My fav farmers market cheese for years…i got the mozzarella and asiago…dont for one minute think its traditional mozza or asiago…they surely have their own style . Spring hill jersey cheese from nocal.
Baby red leaf heads
The very first of the tomatoes
Its still cherry and peach season
Jim Taylor waits for these puppies all year…high price, small fruit, big taste
One years i will buys these and spend the day shucking them. Can you imagine fresh garbanzos!?!
So tonight the figs will be sharing a plate with goat cheese and a Bordeaux cherry balsamic ibought in palm springs