Becky was looking for alternative ideas of how to color her frosting for sugar cookie & gingerbread people. After trail & error she came up with a solid recipes for various colors using fruits & vegetables. She outlines all the steps & color combos!
Time for preserved lemons. Traditionally, this Moroccan preparation uses simply lemons and salt. I like it with spices. Try it on plain, roasted chicken. Try it on a baked fatty fish with fresh mint. Chop it and toss it into a salad.
I drink the brine on this one. I kid you not. This is a super old-fashioned pickle so self consciously retro that it’s modern again—ready for its place on your Aunt Bitty’s relish tray alongside the three-bean salad and the pickled beets.
What to do with all that zucchini? Sub it for cucumbers for easy refrigerator pickles! After a few days marinating in the frig, these are colored nicely, packed with flavor, and crisp. Even zucchini haters will like them. Easy, no-canning method.