As Summer Wanes...

Last chance to gather summer vegetables. Farmer's Market Succotash makes a satisfying and nourishing dish from the summer garden.
An abundance of ripe tomatoes almost mandates a zesty refreshing bowl of Gazpacho topped with crunchy croutons.
What's the value of an early Autumn seaside vacation, without a reliable go-to, booze-heavy beverage (that's good for you, scurvy wise)?
Here in North Carolina, a mid-Atlantic state, butter beans mature over a long time. So even in late Summer, delicious local product, already shelled, is widely available. Long, slow stewing is the secret to a top quality dish.