Asparagus Gruyere Tart

I love this time of year when asparagus is in the stores and soon to be ready in our gardens! This is  tasty tart that is great for a meal, just add a chicken breast or cut of meat and you have a balanced meal! Asparagus Gruyere Tart Ingredients Flour for work surface 1 sheet…

Roast Pork with Fried Rice

When one has left overs it is time to come up with more ideas than just a pork sandwich. ROAST PORK FRIED RICE Fried Rice Seasoning Mix (in Ethnic section of your grocer) or look in your natural food section for a seasoning mix Meat of your choosing (about 1 to 1 1/2 cups) I…

Asian Style Salmon

Salmon is always good to eat, I thought this time I would add an Asian flair. Buy the best salmon you can, the taste will be so much better. Alaskan Salmon are superb in their flavor and texture. Farmed salmon have different textures and even taste different to me. Asian Style Salmon * 1 side…

Mushroom Risotto

I like risotto and it is good all by itself or with chicken or any other type of  meat. It takes time to make, but it is well worth it. Make it while sipping on the rest of the white wine. Mushroom Risotto Makes 4 good sized helpings Ingredients: 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms 1…

Lemon Thyme Shortbread

Baking seems to be what I have been doing lately. Trying to use items I have on hand.  These are great plain or dipped in some organic chocolate. My thyme plant is looking not so hot so it was time to use up the fresh. Lemon Thyme Shortbread 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds • 1 1/2…

Popovers

I love popovers! They are light and wonderful with some honey butter or homemade jam or lemon curd. I also put some yogurt on them sometimes. Here is the recipe that is from the Daytons store years ago and it is still my favorite go to popover recipe. You really need a popover pan as…