Grilled Nectarine and Burrata Salad

Peaches and cream? Absotively. Nectarines and burrata? Why not? Grilled Nectarine and Burrata Salad No set “recipe” here, since there’s not even a vinaigrette involved. Scale everything to your own needs and tastes. If you can’t find super-creamy, super-fresh burrata* (mine was from Di Bruno Brothers), fresh mozz, fresh ricotta, or even goat cheese will…

Swap-Box Hero: Okra Edition

I might’ve thought we were close enough to the Mason-Dixon line for our CSA picker-uppers to consider okra a treat, but based on the end-of-night swap-box contents for the past two weeks, it’s vegetabilis non grata in these parts.   Truth be told, one of those bags last week was mine: I traded in a pound…

White wines for green leaves

We put this wine on the tasting table Monday, which, not coincidentally, was Opening Day for Moore Brothers as a host site for the LFFC CSA. I chose Diego Bolognani’s Nosiola precisely because it’s worked well for me in the past with leafy, tannic greens, and I knew our boxes would be full of cool-weather…