July 1991 Issue

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Tomato Flowerpots

4 medium tomatoes 1 small head baby lettuce 32 enoki mushrooms 4 teaspoons chopped fresh chives Herbs and edible flowers as needed (organically grown nasturtiums, roses, violas, alyssum, or bluebonnets)Cut tops of tomatoes off and remove seeds. Arrange baby lettuce, enoki mushrooms, chives, herbs, and edible flowers inside tomatoes.

Shallot Vinaigrette

1 1/2 shallots, diced 2 garlic cloves, diced 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives Ground black pepper to tasteSauté shallots and garlic in 1 teaspoon olive oil until brown. Add vinegar. Remove from heat, and let cool. Whisk

Cheese Strudel With Smoked Salmon

1/3 cup boursin cheese 1/2 cup softened goat cheese 8 slices smoked salmon 8 fresh basil leaves 4 sheets filo dough, at room temperature 2 tablespoons clarified butter 1/3 cup bread crumbsPreheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix cheeses together. Place salmon slices on waxed paper, then top each slice with

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