Brush off the grill and pack up the picnic basket with fresh ingredients.

Plum Vanilla Thyme Jam // eatboutique.com

Plum-Vanilla-Thyme Jam

Posted September 27, 2015

When I set out to make small batch jam, my friend Kate always comes to mind. In my humble opinion, she is the queen of French jam, especially when it comes to utilizing a country’s bounty. A few weeks back, she…

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Tomato Lobster Sauce // eatboutique.com

Tomato Lobster Sauce

Posted September 17, 2015

Lobsters are my September indulgence. After a long season of growing, preserving, and processing the summer harvest for the colder months, I’m exhausted and need a little break. Instead of crawling up into a ball and retreating to the back of the barn, I…

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Lobster Stock

Posted September 17, 2015

Wait! Before you discard all those beautiful lobster shells, think about all of the amazing dishes you’re missing out on that need lobster stock to make. Now take a moment–and a few ingredients and a little patience–to create this unique stock. You’ll thank…

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Watermelon Margarita

Posted August 30, 2015

One of the most popular recipes on Eat Boutique, this Watermelon Margarita is everything summer in a glass, or as in this updated recipe, a series of glasses, right? There are fifteen thousand ways to be sure that summer is in full…

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Grapefruit Ginger Mint Mocktail

Posted August 20, 2015

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy bright and refreshing cocktails; however, alcohol isn’t always a prerequisite, and you may occasionally crave something on the lighter side. If you don’t or can’t drink alcohol (or are looking for something festive…

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Minty Pickles // eatboutique.com

A Recipe from My New Cookbook: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2015

My garden grows pickling cucumbers and varieties of mint—spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, apple mint, you name it—like it grows weeds. Each harvest, I’m left with pounds and bunches, respectively. One season, I paired them together and the refreshing combo rejuvenated…

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