I just made the most wonderful corn chowder. Among all the lovely goodies we received from the food co-op yesterday, there were six ears of corn (there are some advantages to living in Las Vegas; one is that we get produce from California and their first corn crop is in!) Not wanting it to go bad, I looked for a new recipe and found it here: http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/corn_chowder/. I added an Anaheim pepper (also from the co-op) and some cilantro (from my garden). Delicious.
And more kitchen goodness:
Key lime pie is my favorite. The co-op sent along key limes and I decided to make a pie. The results were far superior to the chain restaurant that is famous for pies and soooo inexpensive (well under $5). I find it deplorable that the above mentioned restaurant sells theirs for $18 each. This is extortion, as far as I'm concerned. But I guess people must pay it, because they're still in business. (I only bought mine when they were having their $6.99 per pie sale. Hurray! My pies are better (according to my family) and much less expensive. Plus, I know exactly what goes into them. Here is my pie, earlier today: