WEEKEND POST 148

From the Author

After a very long, very tiring, very emotionally + mentally taxing week travelling for work, THIS is the kind of package I like to come home to! I spy a couple Riojas, a Viognier, some deep and dark Pinot Noirs + a surprise Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Thank you, Last Bottle.

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Homemade Jalapeño-Infused Salt

Eat Well Edibles Recipe

We both love spice and I regularly employ all sorts of hot peppers in the kitchen, but jalapeño receives the lion’s share of our attention. Never keen on letting fresh ingredients go to waste (nor exercising self-restraint in the garden or at the market when produce is in season + the price is right), I set off on an adventure to save the latest collection of chillies.

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WEEKEND POST 147

From the Author

North Carolina generally dances to its own finger-plucked tune for juuuust about everything, and seasonality is without exception. Yet, I’m beginning to sense that the intense summer sun is finally fading.

No less humid, mind you, but I welcome any respite offered. Then again, with the decline in daylight hours comes the decline of the harvest. Our fresh Celeste figs + yellow pear tomatoes already slipped away, and the basil is soon to follow. Sure will miss those summer garden gems.

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