Monthly archives: August, 2014

Garlic-Dill Refrigerator Pickles

Garlic-Dill Refrigerator Pickles

The past two summers I have made these garlic-dill pickles.  Last year my wonderful neighbor had an abundance of pickling cucumbers and gave me a bag and I decided to do it.  KB and I ate those pickles straight from the jar they were so good.  So this year I got my cucumbers at the


Sea Scallops with Mango-Avocado Salsa

There’s something about fresh seafood in New England that makes me not mind the summer weather so much.  I spent 4 years living here almost 15 years ago, so I should already know what to expect.  But when we moved back last year, the summer shocked me.  I used to think the summers weren’t so


Crockpot Chipotle Beef Barbacoa

So maybe the name is misleading.  Barbacoa.   I looked it up and it refers to a method of cooking that comes from barbecue – meaning the meat is cooked for a long time over an open fire.  So crockpot beef barbacoa is kind of a misnomer.  But what I really like about any barbacoa