Pasta with Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic Confit and Summer Corn

Taste of Summer   Every time I turn on the radio or television in the past several days, someone is talking about the end of summer.  When the heck did summer end in August?  Don’t we get until at least the third week in September?  So, I started feeling nervous — tomatoes are about the […]

Grilled Lemongrass Pork and Rice Noodle “Salad”

I am in love with Asian Box, a small chain takeout restaurant in downtown Mountain View.  You HAVE to check this out: Everything on that menu (except maybe the caramel egg) is so delicious, but it took just a couple visits to find my favorite:  Lemongrass pork with chilled rice noodles, bean sprouts,crispy shallots, […]