- July 28th, 2014
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As avid preservers of locally grown produce, we’re always keen on those who do the same. We ran across a couple jars of Boat Street Pickles and were intrigued. A simple label meeting dried fruit preserves, creating a real interesting pickle that pairs sweet with savory, simple and elegant. Meet the new additions to our shelf: Boat Street Pickles.
It starts from the start – where Renee worked in the cafe, making her way to the back of house, and eventually buying up Boat Street Cafe. A labor of love working her way through each part of the business and eventually taking up residence early mornings in the kitchen, crafting the pickled goods. Inspiration was the driving force of those early mornings, tasting the relishes and savory preserves found on european vacations, for some it just takes one bite. It’s the small batch and local-focused aspect that keep Boat Street Pickles grounded to crafting the utmost delicious preserves. Working tirelessly on finding the right place to pack the jars, working close with the farmers, and never compromising on quality. We think that sort of dedication is admirable, and were intrigued by the line up of Boat Street – so we had to share a couple jars.
We’ve picked up two of their most popular ones, their pickled Raisin and Pickled Figs – both Sofi award finalist, both pit a squishy dried fruit against a smooth savory herb combination. Their Pickled Figs are the cat’s pajamas on a cheese board, delicious splayed on steak and wonderful on a stack of roasted rosemary potatoes. A jar of Boat Street Pickled Raisins snuggled against a charred pork tenderloin or thick-stacked pork burger is heaven, or tossed in a with a coleslaw salad makes for great cook-out tag-along. Both deserve their notoriety and should not have a problem finding a place on many plates.
Pick up a jar of each Boat Street Pickles today and spoon wholesome goodness all over your next culinary adventure. Love Boat Street’s wares? Have the perfect pairing with pickled raisins? Drop us a line below – we’d love to hear from ya!