Vegetarian Banh Mi

Do you dream of travel? Some people are born with a travel bug. My mother is a prime example; she’s always had a curiosity for exploring new parts of the world, a trait she passed on to both me and my sister. Since our first trip abroad to Europe in...

Reuben Grilled Cheese

We’re back after a nice holiday break, and finally ready to start thinking about food again.  It’s lovely being cooked for as a guest, but we’ve missed our little galley kitchen and cosy bungalow. We returned from our week-long trip to Minnesota greeted with bright white snow covering the branches...

Lentil and Grilled Vegetable Tacos

We love the latest taco craze in restaurants, bars and food trucks — because we can’t get enough of them either!  Whether they’re totally authentic or ideas with creative flair, we love finding new and interesting filling combinations. Since we eat mainly meatless at home, it’s sometimes a challenge thinking...

Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Each year, we have every intention of spending the time to preserve some summer vegetables for the long winter’s months. Though it hasn’t happened yet, we have mastered the instantly gratifying quick refrigerator pickle. While you can pickle just about any vegetable, one of our favorites is the classic dill...

Pickled Okra

What do you do when giant okra take over your garden? We’ve had to get creative with ways to use this underappreciated veggie since we have a major overabundance. Our favorite so far has been pickling.

Pickled okra? Yes, and it’s actually incredibly good. It might be one of my favorite snacks…which says a lot for me since I used to be a pickle hater. (Fellow pickle haters – just start to open your mind to the possibility. It will be a process, but it’s worth it!)

Like our previous dill pickle recipe, this recipe is for refrigerator pickles, which makes it easy and quick. The only hard part is waiting for 10 days for a taste!

What is your favorite recipe for okra?


Easy Garlic Dill Pickles

I have faint memories of a closet full of canned goods growing up. We canned everything from fruit to green beans, and tomato sauce to pickles. My family stopped canning as I hit my teenage years, so I have lost any recollection or skill that would help me fill my...








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