Comfort Food

Summer is rolling along, too fast as always. Mid-August almost always brings cool temperatures and cloudy skies, as if to remind us that the precious, glorious moments of sun and warmth are not here to stay, as much as we try to delude ourselves that they are. We take comfort in what our garden is offering up during these late summer days. All I want to eat during this season is meals that we don’t eat any other time of year: gazpacho, raw kale salad, panzanella, grilled veggies, to name a few. (Okay, so last night when it was 60° we DID have a distinctly fall-like meal: mashed potatoes with chard!) Here are some of the supplies from our small yard (we like to call it .16 Acre Farm) that have been fueling meals of late…

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