Recipes

French Onion Dip

Ingredients: – 2 Tbs. canola oil – 1 Tbs. butter – 2 Vidalia onions, sliced into 1/4” rings (~ 4 C.) – 2 large shallots, sliced into 1/8” rings (~ 1/2 C.) – 2 C. sour cream – 1 C. mayonnaise – 1 tsp. celery salt – 1 tsp. Worcestershire – 1 tsp. freshly ground […]

Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa)

Ingredients: – 4 C. sliced strawberries – 1 C, white sugar – 8 C. cold water – 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges (optional) – 8 fresh mint sprigs (optional)   Preparation: In a medium bowl, mix together sliced strawberries, sugar, and 1 cup of water. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in […]

Strawberry-Balsamic Flank Steak

Strawberry-Balsamic Topping: – 2 C. sliced strawberries – 2 Tbs. good-quality balsamic vinegar – 1/4 C. sugar – 1 Tbs. lemon juice   Topping Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and set aside at room-temperature to macerate, about 2 hrs.   Brown Sugar Rub & Flank Steak: – 3 Tbs. brown sugar (light […]

Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad w/ Poppyseed Dressing

Dressing Ingredients: – 1/2 cup avocado oil (or olive oil) – 3 Tbs. apple cider vinegar – 2 Tbs. honey – 1 Tbs. poppy seeds – Pinch of ground dry mustard (optional) – Salt and pepper (to taste)   Dressing Preparation: Whisk all ingredients together until combined.   Salad Ingredients: – 6 C. fresh baby […]

Grandma’s Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Crust Ingredients: – 2 C. all-purpose flour, plus additional flour as needed, up to 1/4 cup – 1/2 C. cake flour (recommended: Soft As Silk) – 3 tsp. sifted powdered sugar – 1/2 C. butter-flavored shortening (recommended: Crisco) – 1/4 C. salted butter – Pinch salt – 1 egg – 2 tsp. vinegar – 1/4 […]

Grilled Fruit Skewers w/ Island Spices & Dark Rum

Ingredients: 1/4th ground cinnamon 1/4th ground allspice 1/8th ground ginger Pinch ground nutmeg Pinch ground cloves ½ cup dark rum 1 Tbs. brown sugar ½ Tbs. honey 2 Tbs. pineapple juice (canned is fine) Juice from ½ lime 1 medium pineapple, peeled, eyes removed, and cored 6 oz. ripe but firm strawberries, hulled 3 ripe […]

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Ingredients: ½ cup soy milk (or other milk) ½ cup white grape juice 1 cup strawberries, steamed ½ cup pineapple chunks ½ lemon, squeezed (for tartness if desired) ¼ tsp. Vitamin C powder (1 capsule) Pinch salt, preferable grey salt Small handful fresh seedless grapes Instructions: Add all ingredients to blender.  Blend until smooth.  If […]

Stone Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Salsa Ingredients: 6 cups chopped mixed stone fruit (apricots, cherries, peaches, plums) 2 Tbs. honey 1 Tbs. minced fresh basil 1 Tbs. lemon juice 1 tsp. ground cinnamon Pinch kosher salt Cinnamon Chips Ingredients: 4 cup sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 6 (8-inch) flour tortillas 4 Tbs. (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted Salsa Instructions:  In […]

Arugula, Watermelon, and Feta Salad

Ingredients: ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons) ¼ cup minced shallots (1 large) 1 tbs. honey ½ cup olive oil 1 tsp. kosher salt ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper 6 cups baby arugula, washed and spun dry 1/8th seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut in 1” cubes […]

Whiskey Burgers

Ingredients: (4) 6-6 ½ oz. hamburger patties ¼ c. whiskey 3 garlic cloves, chopped 4 strips of bacon 8 thick-sliced pieces of yellow American cheese 2 large Vidalia onions, peeled, cut in half and thinly sliced 2 T. olive oil 2 T. reserved bacon fat 1 t. salt 4 hamburger buns Instructions: Place the bacon […]