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Posts tagged “pickles

Pork Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps

Pork Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #Vietnamese #Asian #pork #recipe

All the Asian deliciousness of a Vietnamese Pork Banh Mi sandwich with the sweetly sauced pork, pickled veggies, crunchy peanuts and fresh cilantro, but in a crunchy, healthy lettuce wrap instead of a bun. I totally love these lettuce wraps even more than the sandwich! And it was very nice to hear at the event I served […]


Vietnamese Pork Banh Mi Sandwiches

Vietnamese Pork Banh Mi Sandwiches ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #Asian #Pork #Sandwich #recipe

Highly adapted from The Food Network I’ve been seeing Pork Banh Mi sandwiches all over the foodisphere lately … and wondering just what is so wonderful about these sandwiches? So when I found myself with a big ol’ hunk of pork and a big event coming up that I was doing the food for, I […]


Irish Pub Salad

Irish Pub Salad with Creamy Tarragon Dijon Dressing ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #Irish #salad #StPatricksDay

Happy St. Patrick’s Day my foodie friends! In my search for new Irish recipes for St. Patrick’s day, I ran across a few posts about Irish salads. I have never been to Ireland, my trips there are only via the interwebs, so I was intrigued to discover that it is quite common to eat salad […]


Beef Rouladen

Beef Rouladen (German Pickle & Bacon Stuffed Beef Rolls) ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #German #dinner #recipe

German Beef Rolls Stuffed with Mustard, Pickles & Bacon in a Beer Gravy … adapted slightly from Quick German Recipes Who else but the Germans would think of stuffing a roll of meat with mustard, pickles and bacon? This is the entree I made for our German cooking class. I was totally intrigued from the […]


Crisp & Spicy Pickled Green Beans

Crisp & Spicy Pickled Green Beans ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #pickle #recipe

I’ll be the first to admit: I’m not an expert at pickles. My parents, on the other hand, have many many years of experience making pickles and when I got the sudden urge to pickle Mom’s green beans, Mom and Dad were right there to give me some pickling tips. My dad taught me how […]


Not My Grandmother’s Watermelon Pickles

Not my grandmother's gladiola either ...

I have very fond memories of my grandmother’s food and garden. As a child, it was always fun to go out to Gram’s  farm in the summer and wander in her huge garden. She had rows and rows of gladiolas and a variety of berries and vegetables. Her house was full of sunshine, quilts, afghans […]

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