ICEBOX DILL PICKLES (no canning required)

While there seems to be a strong interest in making pickles, many people are intimidated by the canning process. In addition, some may like pickles but their family does not, so they do not need a large batch. Or quite simply, they do not have enough time to can pickles. … More ICEBOX DILL PICKLES (no canning required)

SWEET & SAVORY WATERMELON

I freeze watermelon and blend for a refreshing drink and this summer I have been enjoying a savory addition to the juicy fruit. When I was a little girl I remember my dad salting watermelon. Therefore, it makes sense that salty feta cheese and olives make a wonderful accompaniment to melon. … More SWEET & SAVORY WATERMELON

CHICKPEA BOWLS WITH CUCUMBER TZATZIKI & LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

Recipe “bowls seem to be trending on many of the food bloggers and vloggers that I follow. In theory, it is a salad, but with heartier ingredients. When I add bowls to my meal plan, I tend to prepare the ingredients and keep them separate in the refrigerator. Then they can easily be assembled the night before (for a workday lunch) or custom-made via family members preferences.  … More CHICKPEA BOWLS WITH CUCUMBER TZATZIKI & LEMON TAHINI DRESSING

MEATBALLS WITH SPICY BULGOGI SAUCE, JASMINE RICE, & ROASTED CARROTS

The inspiration for this recipe comes from a meal kit that I purchased. Our family often gets into a food rut and meal kits are one way that I have found to help inspire new flavor combinations and choices. The meal kit provided a Bulgogi sauce packet for the meatballs and I enjoyed looking up the Korean origins of Bulgogi. I made my sauce using Gochujang (fermented hot chili paste). You can find it in most multicultural food sections. You could also use chili sauce or your favorite hot sauce. … More MEATBALLS WITH SPICY BULGOGI SAUCE, JASMINE RICE, & ROASTED CARROTS

Lemony Shrimp Salad with Avocado & Cilantro Dressing

The recipe that I am sharing with you this month pays homage to warmer and brighter days. It is the perfect dish to serve al fresco poolside. Or as an accompaniment to your favorite grilled dish. It refreshingly speaks of picnics and gatherings and it begs to be followed by a juicy slice of watermelon. Or in the meantime, it is the perfect salad to eat now and pretend that the day is ripe and delicious as the end of June.  … More Lemony Shrimp Salad with Avocado & Cilantro Dressing

Hot N Pop Fundraiser

This project will raise funds for the Marquette Police K9 Team. It will outfit their patrol vehicle with vital equipment to keep K9 Zepp and Officer Waldo safe. K9 Zepp (named after the best band ever – Led Zeppelin) and Officer Waldo Please go to our DONATE PAGE and support this project.