Sometimes great things happen in the kitchen with no planning.
My wife had gone shopping at Monterey Market and came home with carrots, some lettuces, morels, Persian cucumbers, pea shoots, asparagus, and Meyer lemons. Not knowing what she was getting, I brought home artichokes and nectarines, peaches, and pluots at my hospital farmers market.
The critical ingredient was our son who has just returned to California to get married and then start his training at my medical center. He is really good in the kitchen. An hour and a half later we sat down to:
It will just get better when his fiancée joins.