...when they pry it from my cold, dead — oh, wait, maybe not dead — fingers.
We took advantage of an unusually warm November week to bask outdoors, and today that meant a summery meal on the patio. The purpose, as much as it was to enjoy picnic food, was also to clear out perishables from the fridge, because we're headed to Southern California (and possibly even warmer weather) Monday.
So. On the left, a potato salad made from Point Reyes potatoes, Point Reyes red onions, Clover sour cream, McEvoy oil, Tulocay's Napa Valley mustard, parsley from the patio, salt, pepper and some fried diced Niman Ranch bacon (the last three items were the only nonlocal ingredients). On the right, local tomatoes from the Civic Center market, McEvoy oil, salt and pepper.
It pleases me that if you simply keep good, simple food on hand, then having to "clear out" the larder can be a feast.
(Though I'm living in fear that Jeanne is going to come over here and rat me out. So I'll confess first. Last night I had a box of Kraft Mac 'n' Cheese. Because I felt like it.)