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REPORT FROM THE SALAD GARDEN

Report from the Salad Garden

The summer vegetable gardens are getting off to a great start, and the lettuces are holding up well as the weather warms. I’ve been cutting off the outer leaves as they fade, harvesting the nicer ones just within as they head up. Those center heads are the real prize, and I just harvested the first ones yesterday.

My sister visited last year, and stopped with fork in air after her first bite. What’s wrong? Her reply: The lettuce actually has flavor! Well hell yes, I’ve been on my hands and knees in the dirt making certain of that! Read More >>

Essential Spice Blends and Sweet & Savory Spice Blend Collection

Match the right dressing ingredients to the right salad ingredients

Delicate greens don’t need much: a drizzle of fine oil and a pinch of good salt will do. We love the oils made by Calvi in the sun drenched hills of Liguria. Read More >>

All wine vinegar is not created equal

All wine vinegar is not created equal

Much of the supermarket variety bites the tongue, masks natural flavors and is best to avoid. We have found a few exceptional ones for you to try. Read More >>

Add some of our Spice Blends to your dressing to give it a global flair

Add some of our Spice Blends to your dressing to give it a global flair

Be adventurous, and travel the world from your kitchen. Here are some of Chef Lior’s suggestions. Read More >>

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