It’s backyard BBQ season in Central Oregon!

This summer, surprise your friends when you show up to the BBQ offering these new recipes from the flavor wizards at Savory Spice Shop in the Old Mill District.

Southern Lemonade

An absolutely tasty and refreshing lemonade (pictured above) made unique by using Whiskey Barrel Smoked Sugar. If you want to kick it up another notch, use frozen peaches instead of ice cubes to add an even more Southern twist. Looking for something a little boozy? Add bourbon for a delightful summer cocktail.

5 cups water
1.5 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 6 or 7 lemons)
1 cup Whiskey Barrel Smoked Sugar from Savory Spice

1.In a pitcher, stir all ingredients together making sure all sugar is completely dissolved.
2. Chill and serve over ice (or frozen peaches).

Roasted Tomato and Feta Pasta

Roasted Tomato and Feta Pasta

TikTok’s viral baked feta pasta popped off online and it was worth the hype for good reason. It’s simple and packed with flavor. This take on the feta favorite from Savory Spice hits differently. Once you use the Rustic Red Sauce you won’t go back.

20 oz. cherry tomatoes
½ cups extra-virgin olive oil
Savory Spice Rustic Red Sauce
1 (8 oz.) block Feta cheese
8 oz. uncooked pasta
½ cups fresh basil leaves, chopped

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a 9×13 casserole dish, add tomatoes and coat with most of the olive oil and Rustic Red Sauce mix. Add feta block to center of dish and coat with remaining olive oil and Rustic Red Sauce mix. Bake for 30 min., then increase oven temperature to 450 degrees and bake for another 10 min. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Strain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water. Use a fork to smash tomatoes and mix with feta. Add cooked pasta and fresh basil and stir to combine, adding pasta water as needed to coat pasta.