May 2011

Honey-Crisped Coconut

Quick Tip Tuesday!!! I cannot resist coconut in any form and especially Honey-Crisped Coconut!  It’s like a dried macaroon that you can sprinkle on everything or eat it by the spoonful as I am want to do.  I put it on yogurt, coconut milk ice cream (talk about guilding the lily), muffin tops, poached pears and stewed apples with whipped …

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Sweet and Sour Coleslaw

Cabbage is so fine and in season right now so get on down to the farmer’s market and get some so you can make this festive coleslaw!  This recipe would make a nice side dish to whatever you’re grilling on Memorial Day or anytime this summer!  And if you’re picnicing then this is the slaw to take with you because …

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Garlic Galore

Hey Y’all, here’s your “Quick Tip Tuesday” for the week! I don’t know many people who don’t like garlic and lots of it, am I right?  So, in order to cut down a little on my food prep time every night (where I almost always use fresh garlic in something) I coarse chop a bunch of garlic in the beginning …

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Real Simple Radish Salad

If you’re eating seasonally then you’ve probably eaten a few radishes over the last few weeks.  I’ve never been a huge radish fan because they sometimes seem so fiery and bitter at the same time.  But, when they’re really fresh and the greens are tender, you can make a lovely little marinated salad that serves as a wonderful accompaniment to any meal.  …

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Sunday Sausage

Buying sausage in any store can be a bit of a frustrating task espcially if you’re looking for pastured pork, free of anti-biotics and hormones, no additives listed that you don’t recognize, no sugar (very common), no MSG, etc., etc.  I mean really, who wants to spend that much time reading labels? And don’t go thinking that the “breakfast sausage” in …

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