Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers

Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers
Spring brings fresh inspiration to familiar seasonal produce namely....some of my favorites, red radishes.  This lacto-fermented recipe for Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers was created out of anticipation for a new gardening season, where we will reap beautiful bunches of homegrown radishes.  In this vibrant ferment, the radishes are paired with veggies in the same color scheme ... Read More

Turkey Thai Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Thai Lettuce Wraps
Are you looking for a healthy, delicious, and fun picnic food?  Something out of the norm? We celebrated a friend's birthday at Arbor Crest, a local winery and outdoor concert venue.   These lettuce wraps were my contribution to our little celebration and they were a big hit. They're not your usual picnic fare so I wasn't sure how'd they ... Read More

Pickling Naturally : Mixed Vegetable Pickle Barrel

Mixed Vegetable Pickle Barrel
I've got a gallon jar (hence the name barrel) of assorted veggies pickling away in my pantry.  As each day passes the delicious fermenting aroma intensifies.  My store of pickles from last summers harvest is long gone, and we have been missing homemade pickles made the old-fashioned way.  Pickling Naturally : Mixed Vegetable Pickle Barrel is made with salt and ... Read More

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

This long awaited season of fresh garden produce is finally here.  All of our salad fixings are up including arugula and radishes. We’ve been enjoying our own lettuces now for awhile.  So divine!  We were extremely eager for garden fresh produce this year.  At the end of each garden season I make a mental note to not plant so much … Read More