Thursday, November 03, 2005

Totally Inappropriate: BLT in November

I'm swiping this idea from Lisa at Comfort Food (whose blog, from San Diego County, is only a couple of weeks old): "season-inappropriate cooking."
Lisa's examples are strawberry scones in the fall, and steaming-hot chili in the summer.
I know exactly what she's talking about. But today's lunch was not inspired so much by a quirky craving as it was by two simple facts: The tomatoes were really red, really ripe, really juicy. And dammit, I'm not ready to say goodbye to them yet, not if I don't have to.
The lettuce is the last gasp from my patio crop, fresh as imaginable and deep in flavor. The bread came from this morning's farmers' market. Mayo: Best Foods.
We used a couple of new (to me) kinds of bacon on the sandwiches, a sort of taste-off tribute to the Food Bloggers' Picnic of last summer. And, uh, Biggles... I'm going back to Wellshire Farms bacon, from Whole Foods.


Greg said...

Bacon!! anytime... anywhere

mrs d said...

That's it. I'm waiting for our first ass-freezingly cold day and making margaritas.

LisaSD said...

Damn--that looks good! You might be well on your way to another photo award!

farmgirl said...

Show off. : )

Jillie said...

Mmmm - BLT! Good any season. I have a nice contrast for you, tho it is not strictly cooking-related--more in the consuming mode. In a hot shower, drink cold beer or ale out of a chilled pilsner glass. The cool goes all the way down and in to the core of your being! Best in the summer, tho I leave you to be the judge of that!

cookiecrumb said...

Ding ding ding ding ding! We have another winning recipe, and it's Jillie's again!
(Get a blog!)
Mrs D: Guffaw!! :D
Greg: But not just any bacon!
Farmgirl: Yeah, we still have tomatoes. But you have lamb shanks (jealous).