Tag Archives: appetizer

Pico de Gallo

While recently visiting Colorado, we planned a dinner of fish tacos. One of the toppings was pico de gallo, and it was so good! I don’t know how I had gone this long without it. It is a fresh, clean addition that can also be paired with tortillas, chicken, or pork. Once prepared you can […]

Cantaloupe Salsa

Yum! I am actually eating some as I type of this recipe. Usually, I never manage to make a cantaloupe recipe, because I just end up eating the entire thing as I am cutting it up. If you can avoid the temptation of eating it all at once, this salsa is a real treat. The […]

White Bean and Garlic Scape Dip

This dip can be made in about 20 minutes and is great as a snack or two bring to a party to share. Ingredients: 1 cup garlic scapes* (2) 15-oz cans white cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley kosher salt and pepper […]

Oven Roasted Rutabaga Fries

This recipe is very similar to how you would make sweet potato fries, except you use rutabaga instead of sweet potatoes. It is an easy recipe that takes about 40 minutes from start to finish. These fries pair well with a burger or just as a snack on their own. Ingredients: 1 rutabaga, peeled and […]

Pickled Beets

Ingredients: 5 pounds beets 5 cups apple cider vinegar 2.5 cups water 2.5 cups sugar 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch dice 5 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorn 2 tablespoons dried dill 1 tablespoon whole corriander 1 tablespoon whole red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon whole anise seeds 2 full sprigs fresh rosemary Instructions: […]

Fried Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 cups warm beer 6 cups vegetable oil 1 pound small domestic mushrooms, stems on, wiped clean Instructions: Combine flout, salt, cayenne, baking powder, and sugar in mixing bowl. Add beer, whisk until smooth, and […]