One of my favorite things about summers is the fig season, which is relatively short lived, lasting anywhere between 6-8 weeks. Although you can always buy figs in the dried form or as preserves etc., I have always had a soft spot for the fresh ones. 560 more words
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this is almost a meal …
The ultimate summer salad for those sweaty evenings..
For instance, what do you think of a bed of butter lettuce topped by sweet potatoes streamed in the micro, with fresh green asparagus sauteed in garlic, onion and balsimico in olive oil, E.V. 345 more words
This is one of my favorite salads to make as a side for days when dinner is a a meat heavy one. The crunchy slightly sweet green beans are gently tossed with some butter and garlic, and mixed with some toasted pistachios, to create a riot of flavours. 530 more words