Posts Tagged ‘nectarine’
Nectarine Bourbon Cocktail
Drinks • Tags: bourbon, giveaway, Kitchen Play, mint, nectarine, simple syrup, Sur La Table, Tastestopping
Lucky us to have the opportunity to participate in the September launch of Kitchen Play. Casey of Tastestopping recently announced one of her new projects to bridge the gap between food bloggers and PR companies. The first part of her campaign is the Progressive Party, and she has teamed up with Sur La Table who provided her, and thereby us, with the goods. Each month and every month, six different food bloggers will receive a new kitchen tool–this month from Sur La Table–and go about creating an original recipe. It was an honor to be included in the initial blogger list, and without a doubt, brainstorming a feature would take mental strength. Casey assigned us the cocktail/beverage course, which would be quite interesting depending on what tool arrived.
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Mango Peach Cobbler
Other Sweet Treats • Tags: cinnamon, cobbler, mango, nectarine, peach, summer dessert
It’s blazing hot, the sun is shining, shorts are in full effect, and if you’re still in school…well, classes are out. What does this mean? It’s summertime! For us, we know its official once the produce section overflows with fresh peaches. And there just isn’t a better way to celebrate the new season than with a homemade peach cobbler. Like many famous desserts, there are infinite varieties of the peach cobbler depending on your region of origin. We’re all probably familiar with the old fashioned cobbler that uses a flakey, pie dough-like crust with strips of dough to make fancy weaved top designs. Maybe the one you know has a crust made of biscuit-like dough atop bubbling fruit. All of these are excellent for sure, but our favorite breed of cobbler spans from our Southern roots. It’s an insanely easy method—just pour the peaches on top of an easy-to-make batter, bake and witness a cake-like dough form around the peaches, enclosing them with lots of love. Would you agree?
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