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Beet Pickled Eggs
My family always had these at family functions. They are perfect with just a sprinkling of fresh salt, or made into deviled eggs.
Baked Blueberry Brie
Salty and rich brie cheese with tangy blueberry jam baked in a rich puffed pastry. Perfect for a party or a brunch.
Blackberry and Cashew Butter Sandwich
A warm, gooey toasted sandwich of blackberry preserves and hearty cashew butter that has been buttered and griddled. Try it with almond butter also!
Blackberry and Salami Flatbread with Ricotta Cheese
The combination of salty salami, rich ricotta and tangy Florida Blackberries make this a perfect cocktail hour bite.
Blueberry and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Earthy blueberries provide a contrast to the rich and smooth musky brie.
Blueberry Breakfast Pastries
A fun breakfast treat. Make in advance and freeze or just reheat in the oven or toaster oven. (Reheating in a slot toaster is not recommended). Make the dough yourself, or use pre-made dough.
Try with other fillings and flavors!!!
Blueberry Goat Cheese Spread with Walnuts
Creamy tangy goat cheese and blueberries, topped with crunchy toasted walnuts to add elegance to any party.
Bourbon Brown Sugar Crusted Bacon
St. Augustine Distillery Double Cask Bourbon and brown sugar glazed smoky bacon. Perfect for brunch.
St. Augustine Distillery Double Cask Bourbon is available here: www.StAugustineDistillery.com
Bread and Butter Pickles
Earthy, sweet, salty and tangy!
To can or put up the pickles check out Home Canning Tips and Techniques
Crunchy Garlic Pickles
These pickles keep their crunch with the addition of pickling lime. You can also make these without the pickling lime for a slightly less crunchy pickle.
Crunchy, garlicky, vinegary.
Melted fresh mozzarella in bacon fat topped with fresh juicy tomatoes. Eat immediately..... not that it would be around much longer after that.
Florida Scallop Ceviche
Ceviche is cooking with acid.
This is a light and refreshing way to serve your harvest of Florida Bay Scallops.
Florida Stone Ground Grits with Tomato Bacon Jam
A southern classic! Smooth cheesy stone ground grits and a smoky savory tomato jam.
Perfect with poached eggs or grilled sausage.
Florida Stone Ground Grits can be ordered from Bradley's Country Store http://www.BradleysCountryStore.com
Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart
A quick and easy appetizer for that summer party. Roasted tomatoes on top of flaky, buttery crust, and creamy goat cheese.
Spicy Pickled Okra
A great way to preserve the bounty of summer okra! Great in Bloody Mary's.
Strawberry Onion Relish
Sweet onions grown in the strawberry fields are called strawberry onions. These are cooked down slowly with fresh strawberries. A sweet and savory spread for bread, or would taste fantastic on a meat sandwich.
To can or put up the relish check out Home Canning Tips and Techniques
Sweet Pickled Peppers
Mini Florida Sweet Peppers pickled with just a kick of heat! Great for adding that pizzazz to hearty meats.