Tequila can be used in more ways than just for margaritas. In this recipe, I add the tequila and lime juice to the chicken marinade to add a brightness and “kick” that contrasts with the smokiness of the chicken cooked on the grill.
One of my favorite recent discoveries is squash blossoms. They are in season in summer and are often found at local farmers markets, since they are often too delicate and go bad too quickly for most grocery stores to keep them in stock. Whenever I see them hit the stalls in summer I have to grab some – they are just too pretty to pass up.
These buttery savory scones are filled with cheddar, Monterey Jack, Asiago and Parmesan cheeses as well as with cured sausage, specifically sopressata, and chives. Savory scones like this make for a great “breakfast on the go” or for a quick snack.
Eating oysters can be intimidating – and shucking them can be even scarier! But once you get the hang of it, it’s fun and you feel accomplished. Learn all about the various types of oysters, how to shuck them and how to throw an oyster party of your own.