Summer Treats

Summer Treats

Hey Dottie is back and ready to report on all her Summer fun! From splashing around in Claytor lake to watching Fourth of July fireworks, Dottie has been pretty busy this summer working up quite a sweat… and a heavy appetite. She’s here to report on all the yummy baking she has been doing for family and friends. The best cooking comes from finding local produce. Here are a few favorites…

  • Blacksburg Famer’s market: located in downtown Blacksburg it’s the perfect spot to bring the dog, grab a morning coffee, and stock up on local veggies, jams, and meats.
  • Annie Kay’s: Check out this local shop on South Main Street for an indoor market with local gems.
  • Hethwood Market: find fresh farm to table cheeses and dishes that are already prepared.

Looking to chef something up in the kitchen with the family? Check out one of Dottie’s favorite recipes from this summer. This plant- based summer recipe is perfect to make with the family with the fresh produce you just scored from local markets. Follow the recipe for these amazing plant based lemon bars and let us know what you think: 

lemon bars

The best memories are made around the kitchen. It is so satisfying to shop at the local Blacksburg community and come back to make a fresh dessert to celebrate in the summer sun. Dottie is always cooking up yummy treats with friends and families. Be sure to check back and see what other fun activities Dottie has planned for the summer.

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