Month: July 2017

|Kitchen Redo Part One|

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For 5 years now I wanted an open kitchen in our house. We have updated our kitchen now for the third time and guess what?! We are going to have an open kitchen! 

Beadboard ceiling is going up and I could not be more excited! 

We knocked some walls down, moved cabinets and plumbing, installed new flooring, and so much more! 

Until next time,

We Are The Marshall’s 

|Watermelon Update Part Two|

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Sad day. We went out and checked our melon, creamy white on the bottom so it was ready to eat!


Cut in to it and this is what we get:


I think the outside was deceiving me! It wasn’t ready or maybe it was a dud, I don’t know. On a brighter note, it tasted good. Just not as “watermelony”… is that even a word?? Ha!

I blended it up and made ice pops for the boy. He loved them! All in all, I guess it was a win. πŸ™‚

xoxo,

We Are The Marshall’s 

|Fried Green Tomatoes|

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‘Tis the season for fried green tomatoes. My boss gave me about 6-7 green tomatoes and instead of letting them ripen, I decided to bread and freeze them until I was ready to eat them. Best. Decision. Ever. 

Breading consisted of equal parts bread crumbs and corn meal with a little salt and pepper. Dip in egg, dip in batter. Place on sheet pan in freezer and then place in ziplock bag when frozen. 

What makes this even better? When you are ready to fry them babies up, you don’t even have to thaw them out! Place them directly in your hot oil. 

I served mine on toasted sourdough bread with thinly sliced purple onions and cilantro lime mayo. 

Cilantro Lime Mayo

[For two sandwiches]

  • Juice from 1/2 of a lime
  • 4 tbsp mayo
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


Completely satisfying to the very last bite!

Until the next tomato fries,

We Are The Marshall’s 

|Watermelon Update|

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After leaving town to visit family for the weekend, we came back in hopes that our single watermelon was still alive and growing. 


To our surprise, it had more than doubled in size! It is truly a watermelon! We cannot wait until it is ready to eat. 

Until the next seed grows,

We Are The Marshall’s