Fish and Farm. It doesn't help that I drove all the way out to Pt. Reyes station just so I could bring some of this Blue Cheese home with me. Even though I have tossed the cheese on salads of romaine and smeared it across sliced pears, I still needed this salad.
I'm not a huge fan of recipes with step-by-step photos. I am one to say, "Just give me the recipe" and scroll to the bottom of the page. This one is so amazingly simple I couldn't resist...
1. Add three tablespoons of the best olive oil your money can buy to the bottom of a medium size plate. Tilt the plate to get full coverage. If you are like me and live in Fairbanks, that would probably be Newman's Own Organic. I was wishing I had some of the good stuff I order from Zingerman's, but I didn't want to wait to have it shipped.
the one from Pt. Reyes. Finally, close your eyes and take a bite. You might for a moment believe that you are actually standing in your garden surrounded by warm tomatoes and fresh basil, even if it is November in Fairbanks and 15 degrees outside.