Charred Corn Salsa over Grilled Cumin Steak

Corn salsa with a little char makes the perfect cumin steak topping! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Charred corn salsa is light and flavorful!  It’s the perfect topping or the perfect dip! I know some people go nuts over a good steak.  I am not one of those people.  In fact, I couldn’t tell a good steak if it hit me in the face.  Part of this is due to my upbringing.  My mom was a thrifty chef and only bought meat sitting in the clearance section of our grocery store.  This usually meant that our meat was very tough and extremely chewy. … Continue reading →

Blueberry Salsa

Lots of fresh flavors combine to make this summertime blueberry salsa! www.lemonsforlulu.com

A simple and fresh salsa that is perfect for summer! Blueberry picking is just around the corner.  I would love to make it to the farm in person to get my baskets of blueberries.  The local picking farm opens at 8 a.m. but each year people arrive earlier and earlier to stake their spot.  Those go-getters are itching to lay claim to the plumpest, juiciest berries possible.  While I admire their tenacity, I’m just not that motivated.  Given the … Continue reading →

Avocado Feta Salsa

Chunks of heart healthy avocado's, fresh tomato and feta make up this tasty, addictive dip! www.lemonsforlulu.com

  I remember thinking as a kid, that I wish I never had to eat or sleep.  It just killed me when I had to stop playing to do something silly like eat! And you  know kid time is so much longer than adult time.  One night's sleep took an eternity!  Think of all the drama in Barbie's life I could create if I never had to stop playing!!!! I thought about this the other day when I called my own kids to eat and I was greeted with crickets … Continue reading →

Avocado Salsa Verde

Avocado Salsa Verde www.lemonsforlulu.com

  "Party, Caramba, Fiesta, Forever".  Yes, Lionel Richie was playing in my head as I was making this salsa.  Not sure why.  Not sure why he was dancing on the ceiling back in the day, but whatever.  Who am I to question musicians and their art? Lionel Richie did get me thinking about the music I listened to growing up in the 80's.  I sort of chuckled as I reminisced.   Care to take a trip down memory lane with me as I share the songs … Continue reading →