Corona Beans with Preserved Lemon and Rosemary

The mammoth Corona Bean is a splendid legume.  Smooth, white and impressively big dried beans cook up fat and pale beige after a soak and simmer.  I love these mighty beans as a cocktail nibble.  Perfect with a Negroni or glass of wine. I flavored mine with two garden grown items: salt-preserved meyer lemon and…

Lemon Rosemary Butter Cookies

Crunchy, buttery, pine nut-studded cookies with the fresh scent of lemon and rosemary. This is a classic butter cookie recipe, but with some of the flour swapped out for cornmeal to add a bit of texture.  Lemon and fresh rosemary compliment each other in this cookie.  The dough for these cookies comes together quickly.  After…