Tag: local

  • Roasted Carrot & Parsnip, Beef & Sundried Tomato Tacos with Red Chili Parsley Chimichurri

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 pound skirt steak 2 medium carrots, cut into thin 2 inch strips 2 medium parsnips, cut into thin two inch strips ½ medium white onion, halved and sliced ½ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped fine (good quality ones) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon black pepper, cracked 1 teaspoon […]

  • Pumpkin Taquitos with Dried Cherry Mole Sauce

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups fresh pumpkin, cubed about 1 ½ inches 1 small red shallot, chopped 1 dried chipotle chili (preferably mecca variety), crumbled 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly grated Avocado oil 16 soft corn tortillas, small Maldon salt Fresh local […]

  • Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

    Makes 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 ½ cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 cup turbinado sugar, plus extra 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons butter, cold and cubed ½ cup buttermilk Course sugar for […]

  • Strawberry Margaritas with Dried Strawberry Lime Salted Rims

    Strawberry Margaritas with Dried Strawberry Lime Salted Rims

    Makes 1 margarita Perfectly simple and delicious, a fresh strawberry margarita says summer like few other things do. With eh addition of the strawberry lime salted rim this drink becomes exquisite Ingredients 2 ounces tequila (white or pink is best) 1 ounce orange liquor (triple sec or grand marinier type) Pinch of lime zest Juice […]

  • Local New Jersey Strawberry Jam

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest ½ cup rose wine or water Directions Bring all ingredients to a boil in a small sauce pan, continue to boil a few minutes, around 3-4 and then reduce heat to a simmer […]

  • Strawberry Vinaigrette

    Makes 1 cup Ingredients 2 strawberries, mashed 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped fine 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar ¼ cup almond oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Directions In a medium or small bowl whisk together all ingredients until smooth and emulsified. Toss together with salad or […]

  • Strawberry Spinach Salad with Almonds and Strawberry Vinaigrette

    Serves 4-6 A lovely savory way to enjoy peak berries and even more enjoyed alongside a glass of cold sparkling white or rose wine! Ingredients 4 cups baby spinach leaves 1 medium or small red onion, halved and sliced thin 10 medium strawberries, quartered 1 cup Bulgarian feta, crumbled 1 cup almonds, toasted and sliced […]

  • Strawberry Sodas

    Strawberry Sodas

    Makes 1 soda A lovely and seasonal option for sugary sodas, kids and adults won’t be able to refuse this sweet delightful drink that will forever be reminiscent of summer to your palette. Ingredients 2-3 ounces strawberry puree (recipe follows) Seltzer water Ice Directions In a glass filled with ice combine the strawberry puree depending […]

  • Local Strawberry Week

    Local Strawberry Week

    We all have local strawberries in our communities that we wait all year for and then gorge ourselves with the sweet juicy flavors that are impossible to achieve any other time of the year. This week’s featured recipes are the little beloved gems we call strawberries and our appreciation for the sensational taste they give […]