Overnight Veggie Slaw Serves 6 to 8. Note: I like to bring sausages and bratwurst for the first night’s meal because they’re easy and cook quickly. Serve them with this overnight coleslaw. No need for buns. This mix of sturdy vegetables will hold up in the refrigerator for several days. It’s safe to pack out for picnics or potlucks. From Beth Dooley. • 1/3 c. apple cider vinegar • 1/4 c. honey • 2 tbsp. coarse Dijon mustard • 1 1/4 lb. mixed red and green cabbages, thinly sliced • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced • 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions In a small non-aluminum saucepan, whisk together the vinegar, honey and mustard, and set over medium heat until the honey has thoroughly dissolved. Allow to cool. In a large bowl, toss together the cabbages, onion, pepper and carrot. Drizzle in the dressing and toss to coat. Cover … [Read more...] about Recipes for the cabin: Overnight Veggie Slaw, Watermelon Quick Pickles and more
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Avocados: Blend them, mash them, bake them, or have them on toast. The nutrient-rich, heart-healthy green fruit has been a trendy food item among nutritionists, health bloggers, and home cooks for years. But, are you leaving the best of the avocado’s health benefits on the table if you forgo eating the pit? Or are you taking a risk? Americans consume about seven pounds of avocados a year a person in salads, on sandwiches, and even in healthy versions of ice cream. Some consumers may have experience with avocado pits if they’ve used them try to grow a plant. Though it’s an effort that is usually met with disappointment, as it takes roughly 5 to 13 years before the tree is mature enough to bear the luscious fruit. But the idea of eating the pit is likely new to many. There are plenty of stories, recipes and viral videos out there touting the health benefits of the avocado seed. You can oven roast it and dice it … [Read more...] about Should you eat the avocado pit?
Andy Gadaleto pulled two trays from a display case and set them on the counter. They’d just arrived fresh from Florida.“Brown is the one most people are familiar with,” he said and then pointed to pink “hoppers.” “The farther south you go, more people know the hopper.”We’re talking shrimp. And what better time to enjoy them? Tomorrow’s National Shrimp Day.“The brown shrimp is more of a succulent shrimp, whereas the pink shrimp is more of a sweet shrimp,” explained the owner of Gadaleto’s Seafood Market in West Chester. “If you’re looking for a full-flavored shrimp, go with the fresh, never frozen.”He sells raw and cooked shrimp along with homemade cocktail sauce, shrimp salad, fried shrimp and shrimp po’boys to go.“Shrimp are so universal,” said Aaron Wilson, Gadaleto’s chef. “You can grill them, sauté them, boil them.”“That’s what’s so … [Read more...] about Don’t overlook the small but mighty shrimp. Here are succulent recipes to try
(NAPSI)—Springtime in California brings with it the season’s bounty of fresh, local produce that inspires home and professional chefs alike. From salads to sandwiches, pastas to soups, it’s pretty much a given that when a dish has “California” in its name, it’s likely a dish made even better with delicious avocados.With premium California avocados at their peak, now is the perfect time to incorporate this delicious and nourishing fruit into any cuisine to give it that classic taste of the Golden State.To kick off California avocado season, which runs spring through fall, two-star Michelin chef Josiah Citrin, of Los Angeles’ lauded Melisse and Charcoal Venice, elevated a simple pasta pesto dish with the use of the creamy fruit in his Linguine with California Avocado Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes. “California avocados are one of the most versatile ingredients you can work with,” says Citrin. “Here, I have blended it seamlessly into … [Read more...] about California Avocados Take Center Stage In Iconic California Cuisine
Variety stars on Eli's Golden Apple menu If you're looking for a hearty meal, journey to Eli's Golden Apple Restaurant and Pancake House.The restaurant, in Crown Point, offers diners a large selection of meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Whether you have a taste for old-fashioned pancakes or waffles, assorted crepes, egg dishes, sandwiches, quick appetizers, full meals or tasty desserts, you won't go wrong visiting Eli's Golden Apple.The eatery, which is comfortable, and features table and booth seating, also has a bar on the premises. TVs abound throughout the eatery. There are even small television sets at each of the booths for diners' enjoyment.While diners will find a traditional American menu at the restaurant, there's also a menu of Macedonian specialties at Eli's. That specialty menu features items such as Smoked Macedonian Leek Sausage (Lukanci) for $12.95; Chebapi ($10.95); Pork or Chicken Kabobs ($12.95) and more.We visited Eli's on a recent Saturday … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: Variety stars on Eli’s Golden Apple menu