what to do with pepitas & queso fresco… {right this minute}

pepitos & queso fresco

{perk up farm stand produce & sundries}

the 411

roasted & lightly salted pumpkin seeds
found w/ the bulk packaged nuts & seeds in your grocery store
{look near the produce section}

queso fresco
mexican crumbling cheese w/ very mild flavor
think fresh, salty & a touch sour generally made from cows milk or a combo of cow & goat
{texture much like feta}

what to do with them
sprinkle them over these ideas

easy app

Pepper Jelly Ideascrackers w/ farm stand pepper jelly & sliced pickled jalapenos

supper salad
bibb lettuce
cilantro leaves

grilled chicken
olive oil, salt & pepper… squeeze w/ fresh lime juice after grilling

white wine vin w/ minced jalapeno
{prepare & store in a small Mason jar}
1:1 olive oil & white wine vin… i prefer a tangy dressing
a couple of Tbsp Dijon, a little sugar, salt, pepper, & minced fresh jalapeno

grilled side dish
{mexican street corn}
Grilled Corn w/ Queso Frescostir together mayo, crumbled queso fresco, chili powder & pepper
spread on grilled corn & sprinkle w/ pepitas
{serve w/ lime wedges}

more, more, more
top  tacos & enchiladas
sprinkle over watermelon w/ fresh lime or mint
top sliced tomatoes
sprinkle over summer-fresh soups
sprinkle over grilled vegetables

just a few ideas to fix ’em up real pretty
{the song… a stretch but i really love it}

download it
“Atlantic City” The Band

Atlantic City – The Band

{watch the video on YouTube… uploaded by Whatchaneed23}

Be sweet.

About Rebecca Gordon

* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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