Tastes • Dreaming Of Summer

It may be the influence of my last post but my heart is longing for summer today.

My tongue is longing for late summer tomatoes in particular.

The United Nations of Tomatoes

I've also been homesick for Ashland, OR, this week for some reason. These heirloom beauties from my dear friend Kirsten's backyard haunt my dreams. Here's a great cocktail recipe to tuck away until late summer hits your neck of the woods:

The Mae West from The Library Bar’s Matthew Biancaniello

Heirloom tomoatoes and Hendricks gin. What could go wrong. Check it out on KCRW's Good Food show website. You'll be glad you did. Mmmmmmmmm...

Christopher Gurr