Showing posts with label seasonal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label seasonal. Show all posts

The Forgotten Fruit

Make a fresh pear puree cocktail for your next autumn party.
First, let’s shine some light on a worthy seasonal contender amid the current Great Pumpkin and Apple Rush. Then, let's drink it.

A Wonderful Future Beckons and Winks

Mission figs, Meyer lemons, and thyme.
Oh joy of joys, it’s still peak season for Mission figs, that precious fruit we crave morning, noon, and night. Time to start hoarding!

Perfect Corn on the Cob

Sweet corn waits for no one. This holds especially true on June 11, otherwise known as National Corn on the Cob Day.

Merry May Recipes

Bunny Toast appetizers with Scotch cheese sauce
Revisiting four Nibble Sip original recipes worthy of sunny spring days and celebratory spring nights.

Sakura, it’s the bee’s knees!

The Sakura Bee's Knees cocktail on a vintage tray.
Whoopee! Pass the hooch, Sakura season is finally here.

Cherry Nice

A glass of Polish Cherry Cordial in the park.
Whether cited in bowlfuls or as a single drupe placed atop a marvelous dessert, cherries have imparted legendary happiness since antiquity.

Real Men Eat Corn Quiche

fresh corn quiche with chives
Surplus fresh corn and frozen pie shells. Oh, happy day!

Rose-tinted Glasses

Blood oranges are in season during the winter months. The days are getting longer, the groundhog has emerged without a winter care, and visions of fresh berries, spring peas, and tender leafy greens dance in our heads.

Corn chowder, in essence.

Fresh corn straight off the cob is the number one ingredient of Corn Chowder.
Thick, deliciously creamy, each hearty spoonful chock-full of fresh-tasting corn…what’s not to love about homemade corn chowder?

Summer Ears Gone By

Fresh ears of NJ-grown bicolor sweet corn.
White, yellow or bi-color, New Jersey is arguably as famous for its sweet corn as it is for its field-ripened tomatoes.

The Autumn Wilds Yonder

Lobster mushrooms are vegetarian-friendly. The Autumnal Equinox heralds the beginning of shorter days, cooler nights, pumpkins galore and the heady aroma of foraged fungus.

Road trip: Ode to the Sunflower

Sunflower heads New Jersey is a state with over 700,000 acres of farmland where plenty of agritourism opportunities abound. We favor the most fleeting: u-pick berries and seasonal living mazes.

Ade for the Soul

Go beyond lemonade. Make an Ade with any citrus.
Or, “What we did with all that citrus.”

Finding Sunshine

Clockwise from center: pomelo, lemon, limes, juicing orange, white grapefruit.
We visit our local farmer’s markets on a regular basis. But when the winter doldrums hit, we stop by nearly as much for a quick mental pick-me-up as we do for the tasty offerings.