The Spamwise Chronicles

Queen of Seasons

Summer afternoon – Summer afternoon… the two most beautiful words in the English language. —Henry James.


Summer chopped salad — Apricots, plums, tomatoes, heirloom onions, yellow and purple peppers, baby zucchini. Tossed with a white wine viniagrette (lemon basil, salt, pepper, extra-virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar).

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6 thoughts on “Queen of Seasons

  1. What a beautiful array of vegetables!
    Great pics, comme d’habitude…

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  2. It really does look gorgeous. I would go insane trying not to bring everything in the market home.

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  3. The salad looks stupendous!

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  4. This is enough to make me get off my duff and head down to Union Square — if that’s where these were taken.

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  5. jgs/Tony — thanks folks. I appreciate the kind words.

    Bill — thanks. It’s a riff on a salad I had a year ago at Blue Hill Stone Barns.

    Lucy — thanks luv, though I must say, my pix aren’t nearly as gorgeous as yours. it’s French stuff, made in France. *sigh* 😉

    RJ — yes, the pix were taken at USGM. I go there every other week (more frequently in the summer). the schlep is worth it.

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