Watermelon Radish and Jicama Salad

Watermelon Radishes can brighten up almost any salad, throw in some fresh mint, jicama marinated in freshly squeezed citrus, spicy arugula, and some tangy pickled onions, and you’ve got a refreshingly light salad to enticingly tickle your palette. Ingredients: 1/2 Jicama (peeled and cut into matchsticks) 1-2 Grapefruits 2-3 Oranges 1 tbsp Olive Oil Salt…

Dill Pickles

I’m going to continue on with my latest trend of pickling garden produce, and introduce you to my Dill Pickle recipe. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy it as much as I do. Ingredients: fresh Cucumbers cut into rounds (enough to fill 2 pint jars or a quart) 4 thinly sliced Pearl Onions (or a 1/4 of a…

Dilly Beans

I’ve had a prolific crop of green beans this summer which means indulging in one of my favorite pickles – the Dilly Bean! One of the beauties of this recipe is that you can pull it together in as long as it takes you to boil your pickling solution, which for my is about 10…

Honey & Adobo Glazed Carrots and Pearl Onions

Inspired by the produce I picked up from the local farmstead, I decided to toss my recent purchases in a mixture of honey, adobo, and fresh dill, and then throw them on the grill. Simply delightful. Ingredients: Veggies (I went with the carrots and the pearl onions, but I bet these would also be a…

An Italian? Spring Roll

Here’s another one of my imaginative spring roll combinations. We’ve still got the basic veggies, but alongside them we have some Italian inspired additions including a spicy Soppressata, some fresh, creamy mozzarella, and a fragrant hint of basil. Another refreshing summer time snack! Ingredients: Spring Roll Wrappers thinly sliced Soppressata sliced Fresh Mozzarella sliced Avocado…

Smoked Salmon Spring Rolls

As the scourge of hot summer days continue, I’ve been hiding away at the beach. This has, as you can probably imagine, cut down on both my kitchen and blogging time – not that I have any reason to complain. I’ve had a gloriously relaxing couple of weeks, where my primary concern has been, when’s…