For the past five years or so, my very best friend and I have diligently gone to Tomatomania each April when it comes to town. We may have missed a year somewhere in that time, but still buy tomato plants elsewhere so we can make […]
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I’ve gotten to the point in my life that I’ve begun to notice my tastes have changed. It’s not so much that I prefer some tastes over others, but more that I crave things I never have before, and look less forward to other tastes […]
Halloween officially launches the party season as far as I’m concerned. It’s not like we have a calendar full of swanky events scheduled…I’m counting zero right now…, but having any excuse to get together constitutes a party. Why not? Football, the holidays, and…..Election Night! Whether it’s a raucous group of good friends, or a more tame cocktail get together, the occasion is always better if the food is excellent.
And speaking of excellent, what could be better than a dish that can be a dip or a salad? It’s elegant, it’s healthy, and oh my goodness, it’s delicious.
The first time I made this, my brother dug in with a tortilla chip and popped it in his mouth, asking between chews and mmmming, “What is this?”
“Raw fish,” I responded. “Good, huh?”
And he thought he didn’t like avocados or fish — let alone raw fish.
When the weather is warmer or more humid than I like, or when I don’t want something packed with calories disguised as butter, or cream, or bacon, I crave food that has a bite, some salt, and involves work. No, the work isn’t about the […]