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August 2011 Archives

Grilled Corn Salsa

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:27pm
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Sweet is good, but salty-sweet is better. As Minnesota State Fair goers know, grilling makes corn even cornier, drying the kernels a bit and concentrating their flavor to sweet, chewy heaven. Sliced off the cob, tossed with crunchy onion, fresh cilantro, a squirt of lime – and salt of course! – this salsa is just…

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Baked Lemon Pudding in the Hamptons

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 16, 2011 at 6:50pm

The day I arrived at my inlaws’ home in East Hampton, John’s dad made one of his famous dins, this time spinach souffles with rock shrimp sauce followed by braised beef short ribs with couscous. For dessert…this luscious lemon pudding. God I love lemon desserts – better than chocolate. Yeah, I just said that. The…

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Crepes with Warm Blueberry Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 9, 2011 at 10:42pm

I bought the loveliest local blueberries at the market last week, as plump and pretty as as my Grandma Meyer. I got them home, popped a handful in mouth because I’m greedy, and was shocked to discover…sour! Oh so sour! So I dumped them into a saucepan with some (not too much) sugar and turned…

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Tour de Farm Chicknic at Riverbend Farm, July 31, 2011

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:29am

Sweaty, delicious partying is in full swing in Minnesota, whee! Given our short al fresco season, we are maniacal about eating outside, mosquitoes be damned. From food trucks to farmers markets, patios to farm dinners, food just tastes better in the hot sun. I’m personally full to bursting with beautifully prepared local food, courtesy of…

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