Recipes

Sweet Pumpkin and Green Bean Salad

October is a month that marks the beginning of the holiday season. Fall decorations fill our homes. The weather allows for more stews and comfort foods. And pumpkins of all sorts can be found in stores and at local farms. From soups and pies, to Jack O’ Lanterns, pumpkins can be transformed into a delicious…

National Taco Day – Fish Tacos

It’s National Taco Day! What better way to conclude our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration than with these amazing fish tacos. If you are not familiar with fish tacos (what rock have you been living under?), they are very prevalent in the coastal United States. We’ve drizzled ours with chipotlé crema and served them with our…

Street Food – Anticuchos

Let us introduce you to a typical street food in Laura’s beloved country, Bolivia. One type of street food that is a staple in the streets of the city of La Paz is “El Anticucho de Corazón”. Although this dish is believed to have originated in Perú, it has crossed borders and is known as…

Street Food – Grilled Elote

Growing up in the California Central Valley, Tamika remembers attending the city fair and seeing people walking around, munching on the sweet and savory tastes of Mexican elote. Elote (which literally means corn on the cob in Spanish) is a common street food in Mexico, but is just as popular in the Western and Southwestern…

Grilled Peaches w/ Cinnamon Honey Mascarpone

If you haven’t figured it out by now, you can grill just about anything! So, we’re back at it, grilling up some peaches for this amazing dessert. While it may look fancy, this is the easiest dessert recipe you’ll make this summer. After grilling the peaches, we topped each with a dollop of mascarpone, toasted…

Caramelized Onion and Blueberry Tart

Onions and blueberries? If you think these two don’t go together, think again. Onions and blueberries both contain sugar, but you need to cook the onions low and slow to release these sugars (a process known as caramelization). While blueberries can taste sweet raw, they taste even better when they are cooked because the moisture…

White Asparagus with Creamy Basil Sauce

Asparagus are a Spring to early Summer vegetable, and while the green variety is more popular in the USA and other places, in Germany, they favor the white variety. When in season you can find them in every supermarket, but if you want them fresh and locally grown, you can visit small markets or little…

Blueberry Lemon Sheet Cake

Blueberries are in season! Every year our families look forward to picking blueberries at our local farms. We come home with more blueberries than we know what to do with. If you find yourself in a similar situation, then maybe we can help you with a quick and easy sheet cake. Our original recipe was…

Grilled Beets w/ Strawberry Vinaigrette

We got some golden beets from from a local farm, so we decided to add another summer beet recipe for you all. This time we’re firing up the grill! We grilled both golden and red beets and tossed them with goat cheese crumbles and fresh tarragon, then finished them with a drizzle of our homemade…

Grilled Watermelon

 Juneteenth, (aka Freedom or Jubilee Day) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers brought news to Galveston, TX that the Civil War had ended and the slaves were free. This was 2 1/2 years after President Lincoln enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. Since the proclamation was declared while…

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