A few weeks ago, friends invited Kathleen and me to dinner. They live out in the country and have a neighbor who has a small farm, grows vegetables, and sells them to lucky people who live nearby. We were served cooked spinach that night that tasted like something new to me. It was deep green, velvety, rich and satisfying in a way that surprised me, especially in comparison to some I had a few nights earlier at one of my favorite restaurants.
I remember beginning to get a new kind of tomato in the grocery store 30 years ago. This was […]