Tag: Summer Recipies

Lemon-Berry Meringues

Last summer I found a Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue recipe and loved it. I tried that one and a Strawberry-Basil Meringue variation. Both of them were delicious. This summer I tried a couple of different variations and I think I found a new favorite. Use this meringue recipe but substitute the lemon balm for the zest of

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Lemon Blueberry French Toast

I love a good savory breakfast but sometimes you need something sweet. What could be better than homemade lemon-blueberry bread turned into French toast topped with a fresh berry compote and homemade whipped cream? The answer: not a whole lot. The recipes are an explosion of flavor that will leave you wanting more and groaning

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Lavender Blueberry Lemonade

This summer has been hot to say the least and nothing is better on a hot day than a glass of cold lemonade. Dressing up a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade is easy with a simple syrup. Start off by making the Blueberry-Lavender Simple Syrup so that it has time to cool. I found this

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Summer Lavender Cooking Series

I love trying new recipes and not being able to travel as much has given me plenty of time to work on new flavors. After visiting the Hill Country Lavender Farm in June I decided to incorporate more lavender into my cooking. The results have been fantastic. To start off I made lavender sugar which

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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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