Chive Blossom Vinegar

Chive Blossom Vinegar

It is that time of the year when the chives are blossoming profusely.  They are beautiful! We harvest the blossoms to infuse white vinegar.  The vinegar takes on the subtle chive flavor and its beautiful blossom color. Harvest the blossoms when they are just open, before they set seeds.  Put the blossoms in a glass … Continue reading Chive Blossom Vinegar

Holiday Spiced Plum Jam

We have a few productive sugar plum trees this Spring.   They are amazingly tasty fresh but we couldn't eat them fast enough, so we store a fair amount of them in our freezer. Now that things are slowing down in the garden, we have more time to process what we have harvested. We did a … Continue reading Holiday Spiced Plum Jam

Simple Crockpot Tomatillo Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 2 lbs of boneless chicken (bone-in is fine too, just remove the bone before serving) 1 lb of tomatillos 5 jalapenos,  seeded and chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon of lime juice 1/2 tbp of salt (or to taste) 2 tsp of black peppers fresh cilantro, chopped Instructions Remove husk from tomatillos. … Continue reading Simple Crockpot Tomatillo Chicken Recipe

Simple Pico De Gallo

Ingredients 2 heirloom tomatoes, diced 2 jalapenos,  seeded and chopped 1 onion, chopped fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon of lime juice pinch of salt Instructions Soak the chopped onion in water for 5 minutes and drain Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and chill for about 30 minutes Serve with totilla chips