Category: Vegetarian

asparagus, tomato and mozzarella salad

Fresh, easy salads are the perfect accompaniment to the summer grilling season. This Asparagus and Tomato Salad recipe includes Fresh Mozzarella and a Zesty Basil Gremolata.  It pairs well with steaks, burgers, chicken, and fish. And it takes just a few minutes to make this delicious salad. Fresh asparagus and

watermelon salsa

A salsa recipe with watermelon? Yes! Nothing says summertime like ripe, juicy watermelon. Looking for a new appetizer to serve your family and guests? Try my refreshing watermelon salsa. It's made with OSA Gourmet's Award-Winning Delectable Datil Salsa Seasoning Blend and takes just minutes to make. Traditional salsa recipes call for

My mother gave me an acorn squash the other day.  She is the epitome of a true Southern Lady, and a wonderful cook, but I don’t remember her cooking acorn squash when I was growing up in north Florida.  We moved to New York City when I was 12 and

Old St Augustine Gourmet Snake Bite Datil Pepper Hot Sauce and Spicy Old St Augustine Gourmet Datil Zest with Fresh From Florida Orange, lemon, lime and pure ground datil pepper powder, are the perfect compliments to the last of the summer’s bounty  coming off the vines.  I love refreshing cold soups when it’s

I adore stuffed vegetables, and these stuffed poblanos are a nice change from what you might be used to doing.  Poblano peppers (pronounced “po-BLAH-no”) are fairly mild once you scrape out the seeds and membranes, and they can be stuffed with a wide variety of fillings.   Here, I’ve used quinoa

Vichyssoise. ( “vish-ee-swahz”) I just love the way that word rolls off your tongue.  It sounds so elegant and refined.  But don’t let the name fool you, this is such an easy to make soup, and it tastes as good as it sounds.  Vichyssoise is a thick soup made of leeks,

Naan Bread Pizza. When I saw packages of naan  in my local grocery store, I got excited about the possibilities.  I love pita bread.  It’s great as the base for individual pizzas.  Naan bread has a softer texture and slightly different taste, so I was eager to try it out

Southern Tomato and Corn Pie Corn and tomatoes are plentiful in the farmer’s market right now.  Huge, ripe red tomatoes  and fresh, sweet corn are wonderful together.  A match made in culinary heaven.  Old St Augustine Datil Zest Spice Blend and Old St Augustine Jalapeño Onion Relish are the perfect compliments to both the


Greetings from Historic St Augustine Florida. My name is Angela and I’m the Datil Pepper Lady. My mission is to educate America about the Datil Pepper. I make Datil Pepper products and use them to cook up some amazing meals. Join me on this culinary adventure. Stay Spicy!


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