lime Archive

  • Watermelon Spritzer

    Watermelon Spritzer

    When I think of summers growing up, I think of watching lightning bugs in spacious backyards, running through sprinklers and eating juicy watermelon. Of course, I was certain every seed I accidentally swallowed would end with me growing a watermelon in my belly. Now that I’m “old” I still love seeing lightning bugs and running [...]

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  • Lime Mexican Croutons

    Lime Mexican Croutons

    Wondering what to do with leftover bread? We had some leftover chunked sourdough bread from our traditional New Year’s Eve fondue so I made Mexican croutons to go as a soup topper with chicken “tortilla” soup for New Year’s Day. My secret ingredient to match the flavors in our soup? I added lime zest to [...]

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  • Getting our fruit, any way we can

    Getting our fruit, any way we can

    In an effort to get more fruit into our diets, we surround ourselves with a variety of fruit, including fresh, frozen and freeze-dried. Recently, we purchased a frozen tropical fruit bag from Gordon Food Service and were shocked at how fresh the pineapple and mango tasted once thawed a little bit. The papaya was so-so. [...]

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  • Saturday Night Improv: Chorizo-stuffed chicken breast

    Saturday Night Improv: Chorizo-stuffed chicken breast

    I spent the afternoon in the kitchen making homemade butter and pickling kumquats, so when it came time for dinner, I wanted to improv something quick and tasty. The result was good enough that Jessie said I should blog it. That doesn’t happen very often with my improvisations. Here’s a hard and fast rule: If [...]

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