Bacon, Lettuce and Summer Peach Sandwich

Bacon lettuce summer peach sandwich

This week’s sammie: BLP A peachy sandwich. With bacon. Think BLT, with a twist. For each sandwich: 2 slices toasted sandwich bread 2 slices thick-cut bacon I small to medium-size ripe peach, washed, sliced into rounds 1 tsp. honey pinch of salt dash of hot sauce (e.g Rooster’s Rocket Fuel) 1 Tbs. Hellmann’s mayonnaise, or homemade 2 large lettuce leaves […]

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Bluefish, Corn, Chipotle Sandwich

Bluefish, Corn, Chipotle Sandwich

Spanking fresh bluefish is often available from the Machaca. For this week’s sandwich, we’re giving the fish a hint of smoke and pairing it with summer corn. Corn salad, enough for 2 sandwiches: 1 ear of  fresh corn squeeze of lime juice 1Tbs. sliced scallion greens 1 Tbs. mayonnaise, home-made or Hellmann’s 1 Tbs. sliced cilantro leaves For each sandwich: […]

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Kitchen Garden Sandwich

Garden Sandwich

 Now that summer is here, it’s time for garden sandwiches. Lots of vegetables from your kitchen garden or market, an egg, and a dressing spiked with mustard powder. Eat these juicy sandwiches as soon as you’ve made them, preferably outdoors, with napkins. Or serve them as an open sandwich, with the top slice of bread on the side (or omitted […]

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Shefali’s Scrumptious Spring Rolls

Spring rolls, made with rice paper rounds, are lighter than the usual sandwich wraps, and very versatile. The young Falmouth chef who concocted this recipe, Shefali Singh, mostly uses regular rice wrappers from Amber Waves. She gets tofu from Windfall Market; unless you’re vegetarian or vegan you could use shreds of cooked chicken for protein instead. In place of bean […]

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Petits Pois

It’s time to eat your peas, Thomas Jefferson’s favorite vegetable. Jefferson wasn’t just a founding father of our nation, he was our founding foodie, according to Thomas Craughwell, who is giving a lecture on the topic at the Falmouth Museums on the Green this Wednesday, June 26 at 7 PM. (Call 508-548-4857 for more information.) Indeed, Jefferson took James Hemmings, […]

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Fattoush salad

Summer is waning. The autumnal equinox falls on September 22. Make salad while the sun shines. Here is an easy-going chopped vegetable and bread salad called fattoush. If you can find powdered sumac, a tart, deep-red, Middle-Eastern spice, dust it over the finished salad. Similarly if you can forage some purslane, put that in, too. Both add a refreshing, authentic […]

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