Blue- and Blackberry Salad with Pickled Onions

Blue and Blackberry Salad

Blue- and Blackberry Salad with pickled onions, cojita cheese, and jalapeños kick up the summer fruit salad selection. Fruit salad is one of those go-to dishes everyone jumps on when it’s time to decide what to bring to this week’s cookout. Possibly because it’s something you can fake pretty easily — if you don’t have…

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DIY Mascarpone

DIY Mascarpone

Homemade mascarpone is only a few steps away. Cheese-making might be my new obsession. I’m loading up on cheesecloth. Errands have been scheduled around trips to the store that sells the best rennet selection. I might be trying to convince my husband that we need to move to an acreage so I can have goats…

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Homemade Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes and Basil

Homemade Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes and Basil Photo from Stetted

Homemade cheese is easy with this simple method. Adding seasonal tomatoes and basil makes it a summer staple. The cherry tomato plants are taking over. Deciding that their carefully placed cages are too confining, they’ve reached out their limbs in every direction, trying to make their move out of the garden box. Tomatoes, it seems,…

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