Sunday, August 21, 2016

Weekend Round-Up

Best Fruit Salad of the Week
Mojito Fruit Salad
Cook's notes::Mojito Fruit Salad is a fresh fruit salad tossed with a minty sugar/lime mixture with a little rum for a kick.  It's versatile using any kind of fruits such as watermelon, cantaloupe, honey dew, red grapes, and blueberries. You could even leave the rum out and to make a non alcoholic fruit salad. 
5 Easy Salmon Recipes
Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa
Best New Easy Apple Slab Pie Recipe
Apple Slab Pie with Maple Icing
Cook's notes: Make apple slab pie baking easier by substituting 2 refrigerated pie crust discs for homemade pie crust.
Best Weekend Meal 
Tomato Galette with Italian Sausage and Goat Cheese
Cook's notes: A savory dish that serves four. It's perfect for using summer produce. 
Best New Cookbook Travel Read

Eat and Explore Minnesota Cookbook and Travel Guide is one of the home state cookbook series from Great American Publishers. It explores the state of Minnesota's favorite festivals, celebrations, landmarks and unique destinations. Each page features a regional recipe. 

Follow this link to discover what other state books are included in the series. 
JoAnne found the perfect gift for me who enjoys discovering new destinations and trying regional recipes. I was pleasantly surprised Hyde-A-Way Bay Resort Hackensack, MN was featured in the book. They submitted a French Dip Sandwich recipe.

1 comment:

  1. Having picked up a crate of peaches on Friday evening, I now need recipes. Slab pie sounds perfect.

    Thanks for the tip on the book.