Tag: Summer Recipies

Foodie Friday: Pineapple Jam

One of the things that I love about food blogging is the adventure of finding new recipes to try. I have been trying my hand a quick pickling vegetables lately and decided to try making a batch of jam for when we had visitors recently. What could be better for summer that pineapple jam? I

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Summer Quick Pickled Vegetables

Summer is the time for light, fun dishes and for easy flavorful additions to brighten up recipes. I’m not I don’t can but I do enjoy making refrigerator or quick pickles. I posted about some in the past that turned out quite well and you can get that pickle recipe here. This summer, after being

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Foodie Friday: Chimichurri

One of my favorite recipes is actually for a topping, that seems to work well with any savory dish, is chimichurri. I originally found this in an herb cook book and have since tried various versions but the one below is my favorite. I have put chimichurri on everything from steak to salmon and most

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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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Foodie Friday: Mint-Quinoa Salad

Fresh and light food is perfect for long hot days. I found this recipe, modified it a bit and whipped it up. This recipe is nice and light and if you are feeding a lot of people it is easy to double. Ingredients: Salad: ½ C. Uncooked Quinoa 1 Large Squash – diced ¼ C.

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