Roasted Mary’s with Hot Pickled Beans and A GIVEAWAY!

Roasted Bloody Mary's

When life hands you tomatoes, make fresh tomato juice, and add vodka – or something like that.

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Summer Pasta Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette

Wagon wheels, cavatappi, spirals, campanelle – Ohhhh, shapes!  These are things that run through my head in the pasta aisle.  Other adults experience this phenomenon too… right???

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Shrimp & Coconut Curry with Mango, Apple & Orange Chutney

“No time! No time! There’s never enough time!”  I don’t enter into caffeine pill induced freak outs, but I do wish for more time when I look at the stacks of food magazines and books that clutter my floor.  My list of things to make and bake grows longer by the day, and there’s never enough time to test and post.  Someone find me a longer day, please.

Case in point, this showed up in the December 2010 issue of Bon Appetit, and I’ve been dying to make it ever since.  A year and a half later, here she is – wow, look at that turn around time.

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