February 14, 2008
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Products, Not Leftovers

I don't like leftovers, as a rule.

But I've learned to collect useful components in the kitchen, ready for use. Stuff like stock, and demi-glace, so I can whip up sauces.

And yesterday for lunch I had a sandwich of cold asparagus frittata and smoked turkey on home-made focaccia. It was very nearly a free lunch: the asparagus was heading south, Linda and I had both purchased eggs at the grocery and so we had far too many, the focaccia is little more than flour, yeast, and a bit of olive oil.