Summer Breakfast

Summer Breakfast

summer breakfastThe heat wave in July was both record-breaking and unpleasant. But look what it brought. Tomatoes! Basil!

Breakfast in summer is toast rubbed lightly with a clove of garlic, smeared with goat cheese, and topped with sliced tomato from the garden and shredded basil. A drop or two of nice olive oil and some fleur de sel and well … what more could anyone want for breakfast?

For the record (which I’m terrible about keeping garden records), the first tomatoes this year were the Whippersnapper cherries, followed by Galina (a yellow cherry that spreads all over the garden, but produces like mad), then Prairie Fire and Aurora (both from High Country Seeds, I think?) The Kootenai aren’t far behind, and the Principe Borghese are just starting to pink up …

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