Bite Of Minnesota: Blueberry CrumbleA month or so ago someone asked me if I eat a lot of fruit. I quickly responded, "no, not really", thinking only of the apple I eat each day at work and completely forgetting about the 20 pounds of strawberries I had picked the weekend prior.
Bite Of Minnesota: Cauliflower Crust PizzaNo time to make dinner? Feeding a crowd? Late night hunger? Pizza to the rescue!
Bite Of Minnesota: Rhubarb ShrubMaking this drink takes a couple of days so if you want it ready in time for the 4th, get some rhubarb and start the process!
Bite Of Minnesota: Strawberry JamStrawberries are here! I get so excited for pick-your-own season and strawberries kick it off. We trekked down to Lorence’s Berry Farm in Northfield on Saturday to join the crowds.
Bite Of Minnesota: Grilling Tips – Veggie EditionEven though our temperatures continue to fluctuate, it's grilling season.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mint Simple SyrupBeginning of the season offerings are usually limited to things like rhubarb, radishes, green onions and a salad mix or two. You can also expect preserved goods, fermented foods, meat, cheese, and plenty of sweets. I was particularly excited to find fresh mint, more specially spearmint so I could restock my supply of mint syrup.
Bite Of Minnesota: Stir-Fry With Sprouts & PeppersThose sprouted mung beans from last week were a thing of beauty.
Bite Of Minnesota: Sprouted Mung BeansEver since I got back from Arizona, I've been on a project kick. First, it was the preserved lemons, then grapefruit marmalade, candied grapefruit peels, grapefruit cleaning spray, lemon salt, and really, anything citrus related.
Bite Of Minnesota: Preserved LemonsTypically used as a condiment in Moroccan cooking, preserved lemons have moved into the mainstream in recent years and really kick up the flavor in a dish.
Bite Of Minnesota: Crunchy Mustard BroccoliLife has been a little hectic lately. Between family birthdays, an intense workload, and various side projects, it can be hard to get a healthy dinner on the table each night.
Bite Of Minnesota: Glazed Ham With Pepper JellyWith Easter less than a week away, the food publications are loading us up with recipe and meal ideas. I can't complain too much because I'm also going to share "The Perfect Recipe For Your Easter Gathering!" While my recipe is for a delicious ham, I've seen an abundance of lamb recipes recently. Is that a thing? Do families serve rack of lamb for Easter? If so, that sounds tasty but a little bit advanced, at least for me.
Bite Of Minnesota: St. Patrick’s Day SmoothieA friend introduced me to this smoothie, and it is so refreshing! I find myself craving it, and it surely fills the void of that mint chocolate chip ice cream I keep forgetting to buy.