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Vintage Veg

Verdant Veg + Chevre Tart

November 4, 2022

I love vegetable tarts—so versatile and pretty. I first made this one with brilliant yellow and green zucchini, patty pan squash, uncured garlic tops, sugar snap peas and tarragon—plus fresh farm eggs and chevre from the cheesemonger. But it works just fine substituting green onion for the uncured garlic tops, and omitting the patty pan, for fall and winter brunch or lunch.  Serve the finished tart hot or room temperature. I like to add a little smear of Dijon mustard, and a fresh lettuce salad. Continue Reading…

Sandwich Classics

Best Tarragon Chicken Salad

July 9, 2021

Herbs are the best thing about my garden. Lilac and sage, lemon thyme and basil, tarragon and dill greet me every morning with their fragrance.  French tarragon, with its curly roots, narrow green leaves and anise-like scent is a favorite—especially good in this classic chicken salad. Continue Reading…