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Friday, May 31, 2013

becalmed...

i need to thank mary for reminding me to get in shipshape, everytime she makes a darling shrimp boat i keep thinking why do i never set sail myself, they have been in dry dock too long...







shrimp salad

avocado
shrimp
lemon juice
fresh basil
fresh thyme
garlic
red onions
celery
s&p

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

instant cooldown...















Green Grape Gazpacho

1 pound white seedless grapes, washed and stems removed
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and rough-chopped
1-1/2 cups plain yogurt
3 scallions, chopped, using the green and white parts
1/4 cup cream cheese
1 Tablespoons olive oil
3 to 4 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tsp kosher salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon fresh dill
Sliced Almonds

Puree all ingredients except dill & almonds in a blender: strain through a coarse strainer. Garnish with sliced Almonds and some grape halves

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

from the garden

to the table~











































plum tart

plums
sugar
cinnamon
lemon juice
puff pastry