Sheet Pan Piri Piri Chicken and Veg

ALL of my focus of late has been on prepping for being a vendor at our local folk festival. ┬áThe last time I did any such thing was at least two lifetimes ago and, while some of it is coming back to me like riding a bicycle, I did forget just how much work is…

Spicy Zucchini Fridge Pickle

Last week, knowing I wanted to make zoodles to go with the Trapani style pesto I made, I requested zucchinis from the market fairy (my daughter) and, boy howdy, did I get zucchinis. It seems zucchini season is in full swing. Now, prior to making the zoodles to go with the pesto (which is a…

Trapani Style Tomato and Mint Pesto

Pesto should be a no-brainer as far as summertime staples go, but truth be told, I don’t make this type nearly often enough. Like its greener cousin, it’s simple to make, has relatively few ingredients, can be served hot or cold and, even though some would condemn me for screwing about with something so simply…