My first Salsa Verde

“..no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” ― Julia Child (culinary icon, OSS agent) My tomatillos finally ripened.  The bright yellow star flowers that delighted all manner of bee and butterfly bent their heads into little purses to hold tangy yet oddly sweet purple and green fruit.  Unknowingly, I had planted a variety that…

September Mystery Basket

“When the idea of ‘Chopped’ surfaced, it was originally meant to be taped at some guy’s mansion with him and his crazy Chihuahua. A stuffy fellow in a tuxedo was to host, and the losing chef’s dish was then fed to the dog! I am not kidding, I saw it! I think it is genius!…