Labor Day Weekend always feels like the last hurrah of summer, even though summer isn’t technically over until September 22nd. This weekend is the perfect time to gather with friends and family outdoors before the we are in the midst of falling leaves and chilly days. Take advantage of the last of the seasons fantastic produce and grilling weather. I’ve gathered up recipes to try this weekend using some of my favorite summer ingredients like figs, stone fruit, blue berries and sweet corn. Get them now, otherwise you’ll have to wait until next summer.
1. Spicy Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Parsley | Bon Appetit
2. Fig and Lemon Fizz Cocktail | My Diary of Us
3. Grilled Cord with Honey Basil Butter | Feed Me Pheobe
4. Grilled Watermelon and Donut Peach Salad with Balsamic Reduction | Brooklyn Supper
5. Blueberry, Peach and Lavender Pie | Hummingbird High
Additional recipes that caught my eye:
Cucumber Mint Gin Coolers | Heather Christo
Roasted Onion and Fingerling Potato Salad | The Gouda Life
And of course you can always find more at my Pinterest page.
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For our upcoming Giving Back Sale, we’re partnering with a very special organization that is making a great impact in the lives of those in Ventura County. Food Share of Ventura County is a food bank responsible for feeding thousands of hungry families and individuals. This month, we’re donating a portion of our sales to help their efforts.
I mentioned last week that sometimes, the best thing you can do for your mental health is to simply veg out on a good movie or tv series. It got me wondering, what are you all watching in quarantine? I sent out an Instagram poll and have compiled a few of your Netflix favorites: