1/4 c. grated cucumber 1/2 c. plain yogurt salt & pepper to taste 1 T. minced mint and/or dill Toss grated cucumber with a pinch of salt and drain in a colander for 1/2 hour. Squeeze out extra moisture and Read on!
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 2 gala apples, diced 1/2 small red onion, diced 1 hot pepper, minced 1/4 c cilantro, chopped juice of 3 limes pinch of salt to taste Combine all ingredients and let sit Read on!
1/3 cup fig preserves 1 (3- by 1/2-inch) strip lemon zest, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 (3- by 1/2-inch) strip orange zest, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 3 tablespoons sugar 2 apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice Simmer preserves, zests, juices, sugar, Read on!
1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil 1/2 oz parmesan, finely grated (1/4 cup) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil Mince garlic and mash to a paste with 1/4 teaspoon salt, then whisk together with vinegar, lemon juice, basil, parmesan, Read on!
1 1/2 tablespoons dried currants or chopped yellow raisins 2 tsp sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon warm water 1/2 pound sweet peppers, roasted and peeled 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1 tablespoon chopped basil or arugula 2 small garlic cloves, minced Read on!
1/2 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 teasp vanilla 1-3 Tablespoons Treaty Oak Rum or to taste Combine first 3 ingredients in small saucepan, bring just to light boil over med-hi heat. Remove Read on!
1 bunch radishes, quartered 3 tablespoons rice vinegar (not seasoned) 2 tablespoons sugar 1 (1-inch) piece peeled ginger, cut into thin matchsticks (1 tablespoon) Toss radishes with 1 tsp salt in a bowl and let stand 30 minutes. Drain in Read on!
Wash jars: Run gallon or quart canning jars through the dishwasher or wash thoroughly (smaller jars can be used if desired). Prepare your brine: To each quart of water that has been boiled and brought to room temperature, add ¾ Read on!
1 bunch garlic scapes, top flowery part removed, cut into ¼-inch slices 1/3 cup pecans ¾ cup olive oil ¼-1/2 cup grated parmesan ½ teaspoon salt black pepper to taste Place scapes and walnuts in the bowl of a food Read on!