Farmer’s Market Find: Salad-in-a-bowl aka Gazpacho

Summer is here, the farmer’s market is bountiful, and who wants to heat up the kitchen? A classic Spanish dish is a great way to utilize these vegetables in all their simplicity and deliciousness! I’ve never made gazpacho before, but … Continue reading

Ode to Ethel & Fred: Old Fashioned Whole Fig Preserves with Lemon

Although I grew up overseas, every summer my parents would bring us to the states for 4 to 6 weeks.  Most of that time was spent with my grandparents, Ethel and Fred, in a small town in central Louisiana that … Continue reading

Balsamic Fig & Onion Jam

NOTE:  Updated and with directions! What happens when you follow your recipe notes, knowing that it’s not the recipe you normally make, but make it anyway?  Well, you don’t end up with the same thing, that’s for sure. This was … Continue reading