Archive for September, 2012

Lowcountry Shrimp Boil Potato Salad & Grilled Okra

September 23, 2012 Leave a comment
Shrimp Boil Potato Salad + Grilled Okra

Shrimp Boil Potato Salad + Grilled Okra

I’m super behind on documenting the things I’ve made…and now I’m skipping around a bit. The amazing tacos al pastor will have to wait until another day because I don’t want to forget what I did with this tasty “salad.” While in South Carolina, we went to a food & wine event sponsored by Garden & Gun magazine (I know!). The event was a great way to taste small plates from the area’s amazing chefs. Sean Brock of Husk & McCrady’s fame made a lowcountry shrimp boil, South Carolina’s answer to the New Orleans crawfish boil. Shrimp, crab, sausage, corn, leeks and spices boiled together and dumped onto a table of newspapers for all to enjoy. Read more…

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Peach Salsa

September 9, 2012 Leave a comment

Peach Salsa

A few weeks ago, we had friends over for taco night. I made a batch of carnitas, tacos al pastor (which I’ll share with you in another post), pickled carrots & jalapenos, crunchy tomatillo-avocado salsa and peach salsa.

Peach salsa may sound a little weird but I wanted something different. I thought a fruity salsa would go well with the tacos al pastor (I was totally right) and it was prime peach season. Sadly, peach season is almost over but there’s always next year… Read more…

Sangria (Red & White)

September 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Team @thirtysanchez missed qualifying for the Great Urban Race’s national championships by just 4 minutes. Next year!

There’s been a lot of eating and drinking over the last month, but also a lot of travel & activity which means less time and energy for documentation. In forthcoming posts, there’s zuchini & tomato rice casserole, tacos al pastor (where I finally muster up the courage to spiral-cut pineapple like my dad always did), peach salsa, mixed berry jam and most likely a lot of Southern-inspired dishes since we just returned from Charleston. Read more…

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