If I were to choose one food that shines in its organic, locally grown form, the tomato would be it. Real tomatoes – even the ones that ripen in the basement months after the first frost – mock the firm, tasteless versions available in big-box grocery stores for most of the year. Continue reading
More easy to make and serve snacks for kids: Cucumber Sandwiches
I used cucumber, cheese and ham because I had it, but think bacon-tomato-avocado, or egg slice-mayo-bacon, or pork-apple-cheese… What I like about these is that I can use any kind of roasted meat as filler. Any slice-able leftovers from last night’s supper will work. Cucumbers are excellent little platters for holding the good stuff.
These are scrumptious served with hearty soup or saucy crock-pot dinner. They taste like bacon and eggs – try adding mushrooms or peppers (spinach?) to the onion when you sauté… Decadent breakfast on the go. Oh my.