This is a wonderful salad, packed full of flavor. It is soooooooo good. Everyone loved it and commented how the cherries cut through the smokiness of the meat and balanced out the salad. The hazelnuts gave it a nutty flavor and nice textural crunch. This is a salad you will definitely like.
Yes, you heard me right. Pickled cherries. Sweet and sour with the nice cherry flavor that always comes with cherries. If you like cherries, you definitely need to give these a try. If you like pickles, you need to try these. Same if you like sweet and sour. Whatever you like, try these!!! You won’t believe the flavor. Continue reading Pickled Cherries 2 Ways – Bing Cherries and Rainier Cherries
Vine ripened East Texas tomatoes are abundant right now. What better use than your homemade ketchup?
This is a post that is a little overdue. I meant to post it in October when green tomatoes are on the vine and the first frost is rapidly approaching but…stuff happens. :o Rather than wait until next October when the timing would be more appropriate, I decided to post it now. Better late than never, eh? Continue reading Chow-Chow Relish
It’s Fall and I haven’t really posted any true fall posts, as of yet. Hopefully, this post will remedy that situation and get you prepared for Thanksgiving. :) This is a beautiful plate, isn’t it? Continue reading Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Chipotle, Port Wine, Cranberry Chutney
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled cayenne peppers. A peck of pickled cayenne peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled cayenne peppers, where’s the peck of pickled cayenne peppers Peter Piper picked? He made hot sauce, that’s where. Continue reading Hot Pickled Pepper Sauce
There is nothing like the unique taste and texture of fresh figs. They are lusciously sweet with a texture that combines the chewiness of their flesh, the smoothness of their skin, and the crunchiness of their seeds. A fresh fig tastes like a mix of a peach and a strawberry. Unfortunately, fresh figs are one of the most perishable fruits and have a very short harvesting season. As a result, figs should be purchased only a day or two in advance of when you are planning on eating them. Once the season is done you have to wait until next year unless, of course, you preserve them in some fashion. Well, this is one of my ways for preserving figs. Continue reading Brandied Figs