Morning Rounds in the Garden, June

A lot can happen in a month. Here in mid-June in Tennessee, the peas, lettuces, radishes, turnips, spring onions, and spinach have given way to tomatoes, cukes, zucchini, summer squash, peppers, eggplants, beans, basil, and garlic. Here’s what’s growing in my Italian kitchen garden this month. Tomato Plants Tomatoes are the stars of the summer … Continue reading Morning Rounds in the Garden, June

A Cook’s Tour of a Farm in Southern India (India, Part 5)

After our tour of the Golden Triangle, arranged by a travel agent, we had the opportunity to see a more personal side of India when we flew south to Hyderabad to visit my daughter-in-law’s family. Early one morning, my DIL’s uncle, Satish, drove us to his farm in Shamshabad about thirty miles south of Hyderabad. … Continue reading A Cook’s Tour of a Farm in Southern India (India, Part 5)