Summers, for us are sealed and kissed with watermelons. Every week we are hugging and cradling an enormous green back home with promises of sweet juicy times.
The light crunch and the nutty but delicate flavor of the toasted pine nuts enhances this simply sauteed chard. Just a little sprinkle of the nuts is all that it needs to tie together the taste of the earthy greens with the hint of smoky cumin and charred pepper.
The winter (that never was this year) is officially over I think. We had no snow, not a flake.
The pear trees by our home have bloomed almost overnight – the indisputable sign of spring in February! While I do feel, we are completely cheated out of winter this year, I cannot but grin ear to ear to see the tender sprouted leaves and the pink and white blooms. [...]
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