Category: Recipes

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

A recipe from another blogger that NAILS garlic bread.

Party Recipe: Peppercorn Beef Sausage

Party Recipe: Peppercorn Beef Sausage

With its unexpected and delightful crunch of whole peppercorns and spicy beef flavor, this easy-to-make home-cured sausage will wow your party guests.

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

The flavor is reminiscent of the onion dip in the plastic container served alongside potato chips at backyard barbecues, but it also has a jazzy, sophisticated taste and mouth-feel from the fresh yellow onions simmered to golden perfection and a dash of vermouth.

Sangria Still Life

Sangria Still Life

Real life at Glover Gardens has been a little too busy for the Glover Gardens blog to be active for the past week or two…but I’m revving up for a revival. I “catered” a friend’s 50th birthday party in the Texas Hill Country this weekend, […]

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Fall colors in Jefferson, Colorado make the perfect backdrop for an uninterested llama, who inspired a haiku.

Grilling at Glover Gardens: Spicy Jerk Game Hens

Grilling at Glover Gardens: Spicy Jerk Game Hens

Tender, succulent bites pack a one-two flavor punch of spicy-sweet and an aroma redolent of the Caribbean – this dish is a keeper. The jerk sauce and marinade are fabulous with poultry, but also with other meats and grilled veggies.

Haiku: What a World This Is

Haiku: What a World This Is

ill-mannered heathens – just keep your feet to yourself! #WhataWorldThisIs   © 2018 Glover Gardens

Purple Mountain Majesties

Purple Mountain Majesties

This is my patriotism: I want it to be America the Beautiful forever. For my kids, and yours.

Happy Father’s Day to the Grill-Meister

The Grill-Meister is a great Dad to his son and Bonus Dad to mine. While Dad was alive, he and the Grill-Meister “got on like a house afire.” He takes great care of his elderly parents. He’s fun, thoughtful and resourceful. And great at grilling! […]

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

A decades-long subscription to Bon Appétit inspired this citrusy and piquant take on the ever-moist chicken thigh.

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

Even though the traditional Kentucky Derby cocktail is the mint julep, the libation of choice for the Grill-Meister and me is the Bourbon Milk Punch. It is lusciously, sinfully rich – a milkshake for grownups.

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

This sandwich is delightfully easy, with a very sophisticated taste. The crunch of the fresh cabbage and brightness of the mint are the perfect compliment to the juicy earthiness of the onions and steak.

Earth Day 2018, Part Two

Earth Day 2018, Part Two

Earth Day reminds me that our world is fragile and needs care, and that I should be an agent for positive change.

Sandwich Wednesday, Bavarian Bistro Series #1 – Der Red Baron

Sandwich Wednesday, Bavarian Bistro Series #1 – Der Red Baron

Der Red Baron recipe: a triple decker of turkey breast, lean corned beef, Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, sauerkraut and thousand island dressing.

Haiku: Homemade Soup (NaHaiWriMo)

Haiku: Homemade Soup (NaHaiWriMo)

Homemade soup is the daily prompt for NaHaiWriMo and Glover Gardens has a haiku and a lentil soup story that’s just right.


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