Tag: okra

About two years ago, Plan to Plate was just getting revved up, and I was shooting entirely from the hip.  A sweet friend, who I had grown to love while we waited tables, introduced me to Charli, owner of local food business “Beyond the Measuring Cup”, with the hopes that she would be a mentor […]

The past couple of mornings have been cool and breezy.  Beautiful.  And I can feel that fall is just around the corner.  I’m enjoying the less-than-sweltering temperatures and the sight of butternut squash.  Is it possible that soon it will be Labor Day and then Halloween and Thanksgiving and Christmas/ Hannukkah??  2011 has been flying […]

If I could save time in a bottle, I’d save these summer days.  The colors are just so vivid and the flavors, so simple and true.  I know there will come a time, too close in the future, when I won’t have a giant bowls of tomatoes at my fingertips.  (Tiny tear trickling down cheek.) […]