Italian chick peas with rosemary and fresh tomatoes.

Easy: Soak about two cups of dry beans overnight. Drain and rinse several times. Cover with water about 2” above beans. Add pinch of baking soda to help soften beans. Cook until tender. In a heavy pan, melt a knob of butter and 1/3 cup or more of olive oil. Add generous sprig of fresh…

Baked eggs in a hot pan. Hottie optional.

Baked eggs 🍳 in a hot pan. Directions: Heat oven to 475 degrees (convection is great but not necessary). Pour generous drizzle of high-heat oil in cast iron pan (I used grape seed oil). Heat until sizzling. Layer fresh garden veggies in base. I used yellow squash sliced in thirds and then sliced into 1/4”…