“I love how we eat this time of year. Everything is so fresh and good we don’t have to do much to it.”

Dinner:  July 1, 2008

It’s so true. A little salt, good olive oil, and the kiss of a hardwood fire is just about all you need to get the best out of summer’s bounty. Gild the lily with a little balsamic vinegar or lemon, or shards of salty Pecorino Romano, but exercise restraint. Good ingredients need little adornment.

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