Herbes Salées

  Is it too soon to long for those lazy late summer days?  Yeah probably…even with El Niño keeping things mild, we have had a few frosts that would have left summer’s raucous shrub-sized containers of herbs all sadly wilted and gray.  So the solution, before that happens?  Pesto is one, but this traditional Acadian…

Thai Chicken & Basil

You can tell it’s summer when you see fresh Thai basil sneaking into asian cuisine. Grab it when it’s plentiful. It won’t last all summer. Here’s a quick easy recipe for classic Thai chicken with basil for 4. Traditionally you should use Thai cayenne peppers, but if you can’t find them serrano peppers will do.…