You guys, I am downright giddy with excitement about this chilled carrot soup. The carrots at the Union Square farmers market were ridiculous they were so pretty. I had no choice but to bring them home with me, even though they weren’t in my plans for the week. I wasn’t immediately sure what I was going to do with them. But it’s been 90+ degrees all week in this humid concrete jungle that I call home and cold soup has sounded pretty flipping awesome. read more
Roast chipotle-lime side of salmon with stone fruit salsa. Where do I even begin!? The first thing you should know is that historically, I haven’t particularly cared for stone fruit. Maybe not the best way to lead in but it’s true. My least favorite category of fruit for sure. I know that I am supposed to like it. How can you be from Louisiana and not like peach cobbler, for example? It was practically the eleventh commandment where I grew up. Thou shalt enjoy gumbo, jambalaya, po-boys and peach cobbler. I love the first three but the fourth – mmm, not so much.
But while you might not be able to sell me on peach cobbler, I am coming around on stone fruit. This salmon dish is crazy good. And the salsa? Oh-my-freaking-seasonal-goodness-you-need-to-make-this-right-now. read more