Vegetables

How To Pickle Vegetables

Find out how to pickle vegetables the easy way! These homemade pickled vegetables are perfect for snacking, charcuterie boards, or as a side at your next bbq. They are easy to make, tasty, and are good for you. This week we are talking pickles. But not just your average shelf pickle, these are homemade pickled vegetables, perfect for snacking, charcuterie boards, and as a side at your next bbq. What’s so great about these pickled vegetables? They are easy to make, tasty AND they are good for you. Make a batch today and enjoy them over the …

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Vegetable Tart

My favorite thing about tarts, quiche, and other egg based dishes (omelettes, too!) is that they lend themselves to a little bit of experimentation and creativity.  You can simply open up your refrigerator door and pull out all of the leftover veggies, herbs, and cheeses from the week’s previous meals, and then come up with your own unique combination!  I have been wanting to expand my repertoire of quick and delicious appetizers for mid-week shindigs that arise on the fly, so I decided to do a little puff pastry experimentation.  By …

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Garden Party

After arriving back in LA Monday night, I was greeted yesterday morning by a promise of 75 degree weather.  So what did I do? Strapped on my rubber Tretorn boots (I have dubbed the green ones garden boots and my navy ones rain boots) and spent the day in the yard!  I planted seeds of oregano, parsley, and basil in tiny pots for our kitchen window and harvested even more lemons and limes from our very fruitful trees.  The realization at the end of the day: I love yard work.  Just in case you’re still not sold on the idea, perhaps …

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