Spätzle serves as a great accompaniment to rich stews, but here it gets to stand more on its own. This herb spätzle is tossed with speck, peas and buttered bread crumbs to make a main dish that is hearty, but not heavy.
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This has been one of the longest, sweetest fig seasons I can remember, and while the superior green Calimyrna figs might be on their last legs, the black mission figs are still in full force. The season might be wrapping itself up, but I'm sure Neil Young would agree that it's better to burn out than to fade away. So let's burn those figs, shall we?
Making this salad should have had me seriously craving produce at its summertime peak—especially juicy tomatoes, which are the main event in panzanella, an Italian bread salad. This recipe is kind of a riff on panzanella, yet it was so...