Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Misitam Café serves this refreshing dish in the summer. The pickled watermelon adds a pleasing tangy contrast and crunch to the pale sweet soup.

Tomato Raisin Chutney

Rasika has several chutneys that are a departure from the usual onion and tamarind found at most Indian restaurants. This savory-sweet condiment is delicious with bread, fish, and chicken. Store in a sealed container, refrigerated, or freeze in 1 cup containers.

Lobster “Knuckle” Sandwich

Fried green tomatoes take the place of bread in this unusual take on a lobster sandwich. The recipe makes a generous quantity of basil mayo, great to have on hand.