Sunday night I’m standing over the sink washing my “first fruits” of the Black Seeded Simpson heirloom lettuce from my garden. I’m probably drooling because there is just nothing quite as tender and mild as a first bite of the first cut from garden greens. I rinse the leaves, put them in a big bowl, cover them with cold water, and began dreaming about my first salad. I already have my Cordero Farms Sweet Italian sausage browning on the stove and my mission tonight is a beautiful ravioli dinner.
Here’s the story of how I made the dinner, how I visited Cordero Farms and loved on some lambs, and how I enjoyed a few moments with new friends of the RDC:
Two course dinner
When I make something like “first fruits” salad and homemade ravioli, I don’t mess with extras. Sometimes, food is just too good to get distracted from by having extra vegetables or dessert. Such was the case tonight. First up – prepping the simple salad… Continue reading My Little Victory Garden: Entry Seven…Miles from Downtown Tryon