summer crunch salad with creamy caesar dressing

summer crunch salad with creamy caesar dressing | theclevercarrot.com

Our refrigerator broke.

On the overnight, all of my produce- my glorious, seasonal produce that I get weekly from one of the most beautiful farms on Long Island froze solid. Everything in our freezer melted too. The kitchen smelled. I’d rather scream my head off right now than type 500+ words (and believe you me- I did plenty of that) but ironically, two interesting recipes came out of this utter misfortune.

You know me, waste not want not.

This is what happens when coleslaw meets caesar salad. … 

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the secret to simple cauliflower soup

the secret to simple cauliflower soup | theclevercarrot.com

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from this whole house-move, it’s that I am in dire need of a paper shredder.

The amount of documents, scraps, and Bed & Bath coupons that I have accumulated over the years is just ridiculous. The cats have somehow claimed these piles (why do they do that?) and if anyone were to ever see this mess, one of those reality shows would probably bust down my door. I can just see it now, The Clever Carrot: Secret Hoarders of the Blogsphere.

And, I think creatures might live in there. … 

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grilled pork tenderloin with wilted greens, sweet onions + peach vinaigrette

grilled pork tenderloin with wilted greens, sweet onions + peach vinaigrette | theclevercarrot.com

Remember that pork tenderloin recipe I was telling you about? It’s all yours.

I have to say, this summer has been incredible so far. I’ve been finding myself all over the place lately, with little to no routine. I’ve also been applying a similar approach to my blogging style, sort of photographing ‘whenever’ to capture a real time account of what goes on over here. There’s no particular reason for this, other than I feel like this little space of mine is evolving.

So, at 5 o’clock with no agenda (and dodgy lighting) I made this…… 

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