Festive Fourth of July recipes from Runaway Spoon
GREEN BAY - Lindsay Brooks of Runaway Spoon shared these recipes that would be great for a backyard party.
Baby Spinach Salad with Blueberries, Strawberries, Pistachios, Goat Cheese and Orange Poppy Seed Dressing
4 cups Baby Spinach
1 cup Mixed Blueberries and Strawberries
1/2 cup Roasted Pistachios
4 oz crumbled Goat Cheese
1/2 cup Orange Poppy Seed Dressing (Recipe Below)
In a salad bowl, combine the spinach, berries, pistachios, and goat cheese. Just before serving, drizzle with dressing.
Yield: 4 servings
Orange Poppy Seed Dressing
1 tsp Orange Zest
2 Tbsp Fresh Orange Juice
2 Tbsp Honey
2 Tbsp cup Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Champagne Vinegar
1 tsp poppy seeds
Whisk together all ingredients.
Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cobbler with Lemon Cream
8 cups mixed Fresh Berries
1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
3 Tbsp Arrowroot
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
2 cups Flour
1/4 cup Sugar
4oz Melted Butter
4 oz Buttermilk
2 tsp baking powder
Lemon Cream (recipe below), garnish
Combined Berries with sugar, arrowroot, and vanilla. Pour into a greased 8" baking pan. Whisk together flour, sugar, butter, and buttermilk. Pour over berry mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until warm buddle. Serve with Lemon Cream.
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
Zest of one Lemon
1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
Whip all ingredients until firm.
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