While, officially, the first day of fall is September 22nd, unofficially the season begins now. Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shares some soup recipes that are perfect for the cooler season.
Wild Rice Shiitake Soup
Makes 3 quarts
1 Tb butter
1 TB olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 carrots, peeled and...
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig says melons are at their peak. She shares some delicious ways to use them.
Watermelon, feta, chili pepper lime salad
red and yellow watermelon, cut into smaller bite size cubes (8 C total)
2 C feta cheese, cut into similar sized cubes
Cobanero chili flakes (or any finer chili pepper flake will do) to...
It’s peak peach season and grilling them might be something you haven’t thought of. Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shares three grilled peach recipes.
Grilled Peach Salsa
2 peaches halved/pitted
3 limes halved
1/2 vidalia onion
1/2 C loosely packed cilantro leaves, chopped
1 TB fresh mint
splash of olive oil
Pinch of chili...
Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, prepares a light and easy meal perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
1 lb shrimp
1 TB olive oil
Juice of 1 lime (save lime for zesting on fruit)
Salt and pepper to taste
Do a quick 5 minute marinade with the shrimp, olive oil, salt and pepper. Skewer shrimp and grill over medium...
The owner of the Golden Fig on Grand Avenue in Saint Paul, Laurie Crowell, shares two dinner recipes you can easily make over a campfire, in the slow cooker or in the oven.
Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, shows how a simple syrup can make all the difference in your summer lemonades.
Simple Syrup Recipe
1.5 C cane sugar
1 C water
Bring to a boil, let simmer 3 minutes. Cool, jar and store in fridge. Will keep at least one month.
Variations are endless. You could add 1 TB lavender...
A fun way to reinvent taco night! It is fun for everyone to assemble their own. Put the refried beans down first, they help keep the other toppings on the tostada.
One bag Tostada Shells
Ground beef (cooked up like you would for tacos!), cooked chicken shredded ( rotisserie chicken works nicely) OR you could have it...
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig shares some easy ideas for the kids to put together the night before or the morning of for simple but tasty breakfast eats on Mothers Day.
Overnight crock pot French Toast
1 loaf bread cut or pulled into large cubes
2 Cups milk (or non dairy milk of your choice)
6 large eggs
2 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
Whether you’re hosting or attending a bridal show, wedding shower, or baby shower, Laurie Crowell the owner of Golden Fig has some recipes that would be just perfect.
Chevre with flowers
This one is as easy as it sounds. You need 1 4 oz piece of chevre and some edible flowers. Press the flowers on the cheese OR pull the petals into...
Avoid the Easter brunch crowd and impress your family at home. Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig stopped by with delicious brunch ideas.
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell stopped with fabulous French Toast recipes that are both sweet and savory.
There is no better time than the winter to cozy up and eat a warm sandwich like the classic grilled cheese. Owner of The Golden Fig, Laurie Crowell stopped by with three hot sandwiches to try at home.
Grilled Cheese with Apple
4 sliced bread (I like the Bakersfield Brioche for this one)
1/2 C shredded white cheddar
4 oz chevre at room...
Owner of Golden Fig, Laurie Crowell stopped by to share a unique twist on the Sloppy Joe.
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig Fine Foods tries out one of the newest trends in food – Tortilla Fold Ups.
The method is the same for all, you just have to choose your favorite ingredients!
With a burrito size flour tortilla, Imagine a clock face on the burrito, so 12 o’clock at the top, 3 o’clock at the right,...
Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig in St. Paul stopped by with some tasty appetizers for the family this weekend.
It's the start of a busy work week and that means it's time for another Monday Night Meal. Laurie Crowell stopped but to make a delicious and simple recipe called, Smoky Shrimp with Couscous.
You can brighten up your meals and make them more refreshing on a cold winter day by adding lemon, orange or grapefruit. sounds tasty. Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with tasty citrus recipes.
Beans of all kinds are nutricous, high in fiber, protein and other vitamins. Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods shows us how to turn them into tasty dip recipes.
1/2 C roasted bell pepper
15 oz garbanzo beans (drained with liquid reserved)
1/3 C tahini paste
1/4 C sundried tomatoes packed in oil
Laurie Crowell of Golden Fig stopped by with some classic soup recipes perfect for a winter night.
Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell stopped by with a recipe that has a unique twist on this Thanksgiving staple. It's a recipe that's been in her family for over 60 years, created by her Grandma Rita.
3 strips thick cut bacon, chopped
1 lg yellow onion, diced
2 celery stalks, chopped
1/2 C mushrooms, Shiitake...