Tag Archives: salsa

Quick and Easy Fresh Homemade Salsa

The moment my kids walk through the door after school, they are immediately looking in the fridge and pantry, trying to find a quick snack. While it is easy to have a bunch of prepackaged snack food available for them, I prefer that they eat more whole foods that are healthier for them. Preparing a quick snack can sometimes be …

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Shrimp Avocado and Tomato Salsa

With the Super Bowl this weekend, I was in the mood to try some new types of appetizers. We love nacho chips and I have made everything from different fresh salsas, melted cheese dips, guacamole, black bean dip and more. To try something unique, I made this salsa with shrimp that I cooked in the sous vide. I cut up the …

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo, or salsa fresca, is a Mexican condiment that is perfect for serving with tacos, fajitas, burritos…. well really almost any Mexican dish! It is also great as a fresh salsa and perfect for scooping with tortilla chips. Print Pico de Gallo Prep Time 5 minutes Total Time 5 minutes Servings 2 -4 Author Steve Cylka Ingredients 2-3 …

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Kiwi Jalapeno Salsa

It has been kiwi week on The Black Peppercorn. That is ok though because kiwifruit is awesome. Earlier this week, I compared green kiwi with the sweeter, less tart, golden kiwi. That comparison can be found here. There is also an amazing bruschetta bread recipe that uses these yellow tinted kiwifruit. You can find that recipe here: Golden Kiwi and Blueberry …

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Plank Grilled Brie with Mango Blueberry Jalapeno Salsa

During the summer, I like to grill anything and everything including meat, veggies, pizza and even dessert. One grilling  technique that has so much versatility is plank grilling. Plank grilling involves placing food on a presoaked wood plank which is then placed on the grill. The grill lid is closed essentially baking the food in the grill. The underside of the plank will begin …

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Corn and Tomato Salsa

I believe that food can have a large impact on your mood for the day. My wife has the same thing for breakfast every single day. Each morning she goes for a run and has a large bowl of the little wheat squares with milk. She loves Shreddies cereal and if she opens up the pantry and see that the …

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Salsa Verde

My dad has one of the biggest vegetable gardens I have every seen. Not only is it huge, but the yield that it produces is amazing. I don’t know what fertilizer he uses, but whatever it is, it works! I guess it makes sense that he knows about plants sine he is a golf course superintendent. His garden has tomatoes, …

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