National Hot Dog Month - just in time for Independence
Day - so get in the spirit of the season!
Fried Green Tomatoes,
Southern Fried Chicken
are also a few of my summer favorites.
To keep it cool, try this summer treat:
1 qt. orange juice
6 limes, juiced
1 C sugar
1/2 C mint leaves, chopped
2 C Club Soda
8 sprigs fresh mint
In a glass jar, combine the orange and lime juices, sugar,
and chopped mint. Chill. To serve, add ice to tall glasses and pour 1/4 cup of
club soda in each glass; fill glasses with juice mixture. Garnish each glass
with mint sprigs. Recipe makes eight servings.
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Eggs, Kiki Kedgeree, Kitten Milk, Liver Bits, Slinky Supper, Tuna Bites, and more.
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from Food Fare...
Welcome to Food Fare and the fifth
edition of our newsletter, Food Fare Notes.
Summer is almost upon
us, which for Americans translates into a lot of time being spent outdoors with
family activities, picnics and barbeques. Food plays an important role in the
summer fun, whether gatherings are held al fresco or in the cool confines
I prefer the cool
confines of home, thank you, but I also enjoy the seasonal foods to be
had such as
Double Mushroom Burgers,
Old Bay Crab Cakes,
Pepper & Egg Sandwiches,
Scallops & Vegetables,
Spring Greens Soup.
include fresh corn-on-the-cob, watermelon, radishes and sour green apples with
plenty of salt, pasta salads, tomatoes off the vine, avocados in any form and
fresh greens from the garden.
Are you hungry yet?
Thanks for stopping by Food Fare,
and have a safe and happy summer season....
American Food & Culture
Fare's new "ethic" feature is about the food and culture of the United States. The article
includes a brief history of the country, information about food in the "New
World," Native Americans, common American food, the US flag, the White House,
food milestones, fast food, holidays, Yankee slang, resources and more than two dozen
"American" recipes such
American Pot Roast, Biscuits & Gravy,
Blancmange, Denver Omelet, Firehouse Chili,
Fried Green Tomatoes, Homemade French Fries,
Plymouth Succotash, Pork & Apple Pie, Potato Salad,
Southern Fried Chicken and many more.
Learn how to make meatless yet delicious
recipes such as Asparagus & Mushroom Risotto, Barley
Pudding, Broccoli Slaw, Cashews & Vegetables,
Cauliflower Au Gratin, Chili-Cheese Tortilla Roll-Ups,
Garlic-Potato Soup, Grilled Teriyaki Eggplant,
Mushroom Broth with Brown Rice, Pepper & Egg Sandwiches,
Spring Greens Soup, Wild Rice Muffins, Wild
Rice Salad with Pecans and
Here's a sample:
2 tsp. olive oil
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 C onion, diced
4 medium red potatoes,
peeled & cubed
4 C water
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 C loosely packed
fresh cilantro or parsley leaves
2 tsp. olive oil
Black pepper to taste
Heat the olive oil in a
large saucepan. Add the garlic and saute for a few seconds, just until it
turns a golden color. Stir in the onion, reduce heat to low, and cook for
eight to ten minutes or until onion is soft. Add the potatoes, water and
salt; bring to a boil over high heat, turn heat to low and then simmer,
covered, for about thirty minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in the
cilantro and parsley. Puree the soup in a food processor or blender in two
or three batches. Stir in the olive oil and pepper to taste, and then serve.
More Vegetarian Recipes >
Food Fare is compiling an
electronic cookbook for release near the end of the year.
The cookbook will contain more than
six hundred-fifty recipes, from simple fare to family recipes for all meals,
herbs and spices, canine treats, tea time delicacies and ethnic dishes from
around the world.
For updates, visit Shenanchie's
foody blog Appetizing Muse.
Until Next Time...
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food articles, such as in-depth pieces about artichokes, avocados, garlic, hot
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