just picked tomato

tomato time

just picked tomatoBehold: my first tomato of the year. I ate this one warm from the sun, sliced, with sea salt and black pepper.

This is not one of the heirloom tomatoes that I started from seed; they are a bit slower. This is a “Celebrity” tomato. I bought the plants from the farm market down the road. After the first came ripe, I was almost struck with a glut. Never you mind. I can handle the challenge.bread tomato kabobs
First up: Bread Kabobs.  Day old bread, tomatoes, olives, artichokes. Thread on a skewer & sprinkle with olive oil, salt, all sorts of Italian herbs AND red pepper flakes. Grill until toasty. Oh, my.

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salmon wrap prior to grilling

grilled salmon wraps

Ripe CabbageI’m getting lovely cabbages now, French Breakfast Radishand I’m still getting Heirloom French Breakfast Radishes (those French people must have sturdy stomachs first thing in the morning.)Salmon wrap produce ingredientsTo the radishes and cabbage, I added dill (still thrilled) and Swiss Chard (nearing the end).salmon wrap prior to grillingI used the large cabbage leaves and Swiss Chard as a wrap, topped it with cooked rice mixed with a bit of sour cream. I topped that with thinly sliced radishes, a 3 ounce salmon steak, and lots of dill. I used 2 skewers¬† to hold things together and grilled until it was firm to the touch.grilled salmon wrapGrilled Salmon Wraps : even the leftovers were amazing.