The combination of peaches and tomatoes has been rattling around in my head for a while. I’ve seen it a number of places, and it struck me as unusual and interesting. Now that we’ve hit tomato season, I decided to give it a try in a quick salad.
The result is wonderful and to me, really personifies great summer cooking. In season fruits and veggies are highlighted by using nothing more than a healthy dose of salt and pepper and a zip of a light vinaigrette. No fancy techniques or ingredients required.
I’ve never been a mixologist. I think I can count on one hand the number of times I made a mix drink that wasn’t just alcohol and soda. This weekend, I decided to take a stab at my first fancy cocktail. Instead of developing my own recipe I looked to a cocktail expert, Kelly of The Best Remedy, for inspiration. If you’ve never swung by her blog, you are missing out. The photography is gorgeous, and the recipes are something special. She features a lot of really beautiful drink recipes. Continue reading →