All sorts of produce showcased in traditional and inventive ways.

Asian-Inspired Meatballs//eatboutique.com

5 Savory Crowd Pleasers for Any Party

Posted June 28, 2016

Have you ever been to one of those parties where you leave talking about the food? This has happened to me on numerous occasions: homemade caramel popcorn on movie night, bacon-wrapped dates at book club, and a cucumber and tomato…

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5 Quick Pickles to Preserve Spring and Summer Produce

Posted June 20, 2016

With an abundance of spring produce floating around my fridge, I had to get creative. Thankfully, I’ve recently learned that you can truly pickle anything. And what better way to spend a summer afternoon than saving all of the fruits and veggies of…

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Leek and Thyme Soda Bread (Dairy-Free)

Posted May 24, 2016

This time last year, I was in Ireland. I spent two weeks driving around the entire island — eating, drinking, sight-seeing, and drinking. There was a little drinking, too. It was wonderful. (Check out some visual memories of the place below,…

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Salad: It’s What’s for Dinner Tonight

Posted May 10, 2016

I’m all too familiar with the last-minute, there’s-nothing-to-eat-in-my-fridge dilemma. Maybe I haven’t been grocery shopping, or I’m sick of eating the leftover soup I made a few days ago. Either way, I continue to open the fridge expecting a miraculous discovery of new,…

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Eggplant Rollatini with a Lighter Twist

Posted April 12, 2016

Eggplant Rollatini is one of my favorite dishes. I’m a sucker for all things Italian, but this one really hits the mark. It has my top three ingredients: eggplant, ricotta, and marinara sauce. However, it’s typically labor-intensive and not such…

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Fig, Apricot, Goat Cheese Tart

Six Savory Sides for Easter & Beyond

Posted March 21, 2016

Easter always meant more to me than bunnies, baskets, and jelly beans when I was growing up. It was a time to eat (any excuse in my family, really). And eat well. The brightly-colored eggs were masterfully pickled by my father…

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