Late July Garden Salsa

3 medium to large heirloom tomatoes, chopped/diced ½ medium onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped juice of 1 to 2 limes kosher or sea salt to taste optional: sweet...

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Zucchini Fritters

1 pound zucchini 1 teaspoon coarse salt 2 scallions, sliced thinly 1 large egg, lightly beaten freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ cup all-purpose flour dash of lemon juice or zest, optional vegetable oil for...

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Mozambique Squid, Dhow-style

3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cumin seed 2 teaspoons good curry powder 1 pound cleaned fresh squid, cut bite-size 3 to 4 large tomatoes, chopped 1...

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Pfirsichbowle • SOUTH COAST PEACH COOLER

  A local interpretation of the German summer punch called Pfirsichbowle, this refreshing drink is unbeatable fur an afternoon party on a hot summer’s day. If you don’t have your own peach tree, use the handy search...

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CORN PUDDINGS

A very old recipe from New Bedford. Original recipe: Butter well 3 shallow pie plates. Grate – not cut – several ears, fresh, sweet corn – mix with 2 eggs well beaten, and thin if needed with cold, rich milk. Add pinch salt, and...

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Ajoblanco de Malaga

by SUZETTE MARTINEZ STANDRING Literally translated, this “white garlic” soup hails, lush and bold,...

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SALMOREJO DE CÓRDOBA

by SUZETTE MARTINEZ STANDRING Creamy and refreshing with pureed bread and olive oil, this soup is popular in Cordoba, the site of the wondrous Mosque-Cathedral. 3 pounds of ripe tomatoes 5 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) torn-up...

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MELON SOUP

by SUZETTE MARTINEZ STANDRING.   1 luscious perfectly ripe melon (Piel de sapo is the preferred Spanish variety; but a locally-grown field-ripened honeydew would also be pretty special.) 1/2 cup whipping or heavy cream...

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GAZPACHO

by SUZETTE MARTINEZ STANDRING Substituting an apple for the usual cucumber delivers a bright note to this classic. 3 pounds ripe tomatoes 1 summer apple, peeled and cored 1 cubanelle or other small fresh garden pepper, seeded...

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BEET & SPINACH SALAD WITH MISO DRESSING

by Katherine Rossmoore 1 large bunch beets with greens 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/4 cup white miso 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 5 tablespoons grapeseed or other neutral oil, divided 1/4 cup water freshly ground...

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PAELLA ON THE BEACH – recipe and action plan

Ingredients 2 tablespoons sweet pimenton (Spanish paprika), divided 2 teaspoons dried oregano sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 4-6 saffron threads (approx. 1/2 tsp) 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup olive oil 2 Spanish...

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Smoked Bluefish

I use an inexpensive offset smoker: basically a two-compartment grill, where the fire goes in one...

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