I've almost always done "from scratch" cooking since being married, but this fall I find myself just winging it and going recipeless more often than not. I really enjoy just seeing what produce looks good at the market or is available at a good price. Which really means eating locally and seasonally, if you want to get all foodie about it. I've read a fair amount about our modern agricultural system and how unsustainable it is, etc. But at the end of the day it's all about delicious food.
And you know what? It's so easy! And not expensive at all! But it sure looks fancy. Rustic chic. You know, fancy-looking things like the garnish