Grilled Melon and Mint with edible gardens Pomegranate Reduction

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These melon skewers will be a terrific end to a last summer BBQ. You can also try pears that are now ripening in the Okanagan. Simple cut and toss in a bowl with edible gardens Pomegranate Reduction, chopped fresh mint leaves, and a squeeze of lemon to keep the fruit from browning. Grill on a warm BBQ, turning the skewers until cooked.  Serve alone of with some vanilla bean ice cream.

olive+oil+2With February just around the corner,  dress up any dessert this Valentine’s Day with edible gardens Fig & Fire Whipped Cream.

It’s sweet and hot at the same time and marries perfectly with fresh fruit like strawberries or simple pound cake.  It is also a great topping for cupcakes.  Here’s the ridiculously easy recipe to add a little heat to February.

Fig & Fire Balsamic Whipped Cream 

Ingredients

  • 2 C heavy cream
  • 1/2 C sugar (or more, your preference)
  • 3 T edible gardens Fig & Fire Balsamic Reduction.

Instructions

  1. Combine cream, sugar and vinegar in a large bowl or stand mixer.
  2.  Beat on medium speed for about five minutes, until soft peaks form.

Enjoy this sweet heat February 14th!

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