Category: Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Pineapple Radish Salsa

Hot summers require lighter dishes and I decided to try something different. Last year I made a mango radish salsa that was fantastic but I wanted to change things up a bit. Ingredients: 1 full pineapple – diced 1 bunch radish – thin sliced 1/4 bunch cilantro – roughly chopped 1 – 2 jalapenos –

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Belize: Chocolate Boutique

Yes, a chocolate boutique, you read that right. Visiting the Belize Chocolate Company was kind of impromptu. We were exhausted but didn’t want to waste a minute of our time on the island. Our adventure with the Belize Chocolate Company actually started two days before at Blue Water Grill. After we were stuffed instead of

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Foodie Friday: Dill Pickle Experiment

Keltin loves pickles and especially dill pickles. We recently ended up with some pickling cucumber and I thought that I’d try my hand at turning them into actual pickles. I don’t have the equipment to properly “can” these, so these are refrigerator pickles only. I have a ton of fresh dill leaves from my areo-garden

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Foodie Friday: Strawberry-Basil Meringue

I recently made Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue and they are fantastic, like biting into a cloud but I wanted to try some other flavor combinations. I have a couple of basil plants growing like crazy and decided that the next version to try was Strawberry-Basil. The flavors go great together already and were wonderful combined in

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Foodie Friday: Micro-Green Omelet

Last week I looked at using micro-greens in pesto. But they are quite tasty in a number of other things too – one of those being omelets. I will admit that this recipe was partly inspired by the fact that I bought two-dozen eggs at the farmer’s market. We aren’t vegan or vegetarian but we

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Foodie Friday: Micro-Green Pesto

Pesto is always a great summer sauce, light and flavorful and full of greens. I’ve posted other fun pesto recipes on my blog in the past such as Arugula-Lavender and Mint-Arugula. But I started out making a slightly more traditional pesto with basil when I first started making pesto. I fell in love with the

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Meridian Hive Meadery

Part of the reason that I was so excited to visit Austin recently was that it meant I could finally visit Meridian Hive Meadery. I’ve been to a decent number of breweries and a growing list of wineries but not many places make mead but Meridian Hive makes some that is pretty darn good. I

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