Food to Die For, a cookbook, Broccoli-Bacon Salad
Food to DIE FOR is presently on my list of top three favorite spiral-bound cookbooks. Compiled by Jessica Bemis Ward and sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association, it is an engaging stroll through the Old City Cemetery of Lynchburg, Virginia. The cemetery is a remarkably faceted, beloved treasure of the town. Aside from some dependable recipes, I mean that simple home-cooked “damn, that was good” goodness; the cookbook is peppered with practical funerary tips and traditions. “Dying ...
“. . . no gardener knows the full joy of his craft who does not care for his plants from seedhood to maturity.” -Louisa Beebe Wilder
From your garden select the small buttercrunch lettuces, one per person, those that are just beginning to head. Lift them from the soil, root and all. Be careful to hold the greens upright to prevent the soil from dropping into the leaves. Cut the root from the head leaving the base of the tiny head intact. Now carefully wash the lettuce in cool ...
Pasta Salad with Salmon, Asparagus and Raspberries
Pasta Salad with Salmon, Asparagus, and Raspberries
Spiked with Lime Poppy Seed Dressing
A beautiful bright springtime salad or one to add a high note to a heavier buffet. Substitute blackberries for the red raspberries if in they are in season or preferable at the market. Served on a bed of arugula or sorrel this is special.
12-14 ounces of salmon filet
6-8 lemon slices
6-8 quarts of water for pasta
8 ounces of farfalle pasta
5 ounces ...