Category Archives: Condiments

It’s National Bagel Day!

Today is National bagel day – a day to celebrate this ring of boiled dough. So, what exactly is a bagel? Unlike the donut, a bagel is a type of boiled bread. The hole helps it to cook through. The … Continue reading

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Personal Nachos with Spicy Guacamole

It’s National Nachos day! And Saturday the 14th is National Spicy Guacamole day. What great days to combine! Rumor has it that after a long day of shopping, a group of U.S. army wives stationed in Mexico, stopped into a … Continue reading

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Blackberry Refrigerator Jam

What do you do when you’ve been gifted with a big bowl of blackberries that are moving beyond their prime? You make jam! These Marion berries were so sweet and delicious and full of juice. A great way to preserve … Continue reading

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Raspberry Salsa with Grilled Ahi

It’s Raspberry season! I love any kind of berry – straw, boysen, black, blue – I love them all. This recipe uses fresh raspberries (I grew some in my garden!) with savory ingredients to make a delicious salsa to serve … Continue reading

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Watermelon Pickles

I love pickles of any kind. When I first tasted watermelon rind that had been pickled I loved it, but I could never find a recipe that tasted like the ones I had. So with much experimentation (and several complete … Continue reading

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