"They" say quick pickles like these Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles are supposed to sit for 4-6 weeks to develop the flavor. I say they are awesome after only a few days. I went a little crazy at the bargain produce section of the store last week and picked up a bag of mushrooms, a… Continue reading Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles
We had a fun week on Tasty Tuesdays last week. I pinned and yummed like crazy. I can't wait to see what you all brought to the table this week. Have you signed up for our newsletter yet? I have a special surprise gift for those that do coming later this week. Just add your e-mail… Continue reading Watermelon Rind Preserves – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
Before I turn things over to the Tasty Tuesdays Link Up and the awesome recipes other bloggers have to share, I wanted to tell you about the goodness coming out of my garden and kitchen. I have three out of control cherry tomato plants this year. Unfortunately with cherry tomatoes you get a whole bunch… Continue reading Pickled Cherry Tomatoes and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
I had so many ideas for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge this month when we picked mangoes and chipotles. But I am definitely glad I chose these Chipotle Mango Preserves. So bright and sweet with a smoky kick from the chipotle. I just love mixing something a little spicy in my jams and jellies.The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is sort… Continue reading Chipotle Mango Preserves – Crazy Ingredient Challenge
Nothing says Thanksgiving to me more than Antipasto and Pate. Huh? When you party with the Lalanne clan it is pretty easy to figure out the Pate part and our family recipe is oh so easy to make and delicious too. But the Antipasto, well I have to admit, I have no idea where the recipe came… Continue reading Calabrese Antipasto and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
Cranberries baked low and slow in brandy or rum. For a non-alcoholic version bake in cranberry, apple or orange juice.
This month Chantelle Elem at Fat Mum Slim changed up her normal Photo A Day prompts and assigned a letter to each day plus the numbers 1 through 5. You can take a picture of ANYTHING that symbolizes the prompt to you. As soon as I saw the list, I knew food was going to be the… Continue reading Photo A Day – Food Theme with recipes
Do you have too many tomatoes and are running out of things to make? Salsa, Caprese Salad, spaghetti sauce, Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes are all great, but ... Or has the weather started to turn cold where you are and you are worried you will have unripened tomatoes? Fried Green Tomatoes, Green Tomato… Continue reading Tomato Preserves