Spring

Easter Puff Pastry with Strawberry Jam

Easter Puff Pastry

INGREDIENTS Puff Pastry: puff pastry 1 egg Homemade Whipped Cream: 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3 tablespoons powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Homemade Strawberry Jam: 1 lb Gem-Pack strawberries 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice DIRECTIONS Puff Pastry: Once the puff pastry has thawed thoroughly, unfold…

Strawberry Avocado Salsa

INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups strawberries 1 avocado 1 jalapeƱo 1/4 cup red onion 1 lime, zest and juice 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped DIRECTIONS Finely chop all fresh ingredients. Add zest and juice of 1 lime. Mix and serve with tortilla chips or with fish and chicken. Delish! Recipe inspired by…

Blueberry Meringue Swirls

MERINGUE INGREDIENTS 3 egg whites at room temperature 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup of sugar 3-4 tablespoons of blueberry sauce SAUCE INGREDIENTS 6 ounces of fresh blueberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup of water To make sauce: Over medium heat, boil water, sugar and blueberries. Reduce…

Blueberry French Toast Bake

INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 3 cups whole milk 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 lemon zested 8 ounces of sourdough bread cut into bite size cubes 2 cups fresh blueberries Sugar and cinnamon for sprinkling DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 9?13 baking…

Refreshing Blackberry Lemonade

INGREDIENTS 6 cups of water 1 cup of sugar 5 lemons; plus an extra for garnish 2 cups fresh blackberries DIRECTIONS In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups of water and the sugar to a boil. Once sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and allow to cool. Juice the lemons,…

Mixed Berry Salad

INGREDIENTS 4 oz blackberries 4 oz blueberries 4 oz strawberries 8 washed, butter lettuce leaves Balsamic vinaigrette Feta cheese DIRECTIONS Wash, dry and combine berries in a bowl. Stack two lettuce leaves on each of four plates; spoon berry mix on top of lettuce servings. Lightly drizzle your favorite balsamic…

Fresh Strawberry Frosting

INGREDIENTS ? cup fresh strawberries 1 cup unsalted, slightly chilled, butter Pinch of kosher salt 3 ? cups confectioners? sugar, well sifted ? teaspoon pure vanilla extract DIRECTIONS 1. Wash and puree strawberries in food processor. With electric mixer on medium, beat together butter and salt until light and fluffy.…