Smoked Mushroom Salad

Smoked Mushroom Salad While at the Palomino Restaurant and Grill in Westwood recently, Scott and I had a wonderful Smoked Mushroom Salad.   Who’d have thought to smoke mushrooms?  Could be the Palomino just stumbled on this wonderfulness as their grill is fired with walnut hardwood or they have a clever chef.  In any case, smoking … More Smoked Mushroom Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Tomatoes are coming into season and am I so happy!  I am growing several varieties of heirlooms this year and I can’t wait till they start getting ripe so I can have fresh tomatoes that haven’t been grown commercially, picked green and coaxed to ripen.  Store bought tomatoes rarely taste as good as … More Caprese Salad