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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Vegetable Jasmine Rice With Quinoa.

I wanted to make a vegetarian dish with whole grain jasmine rice, quinoa in a vegatable base with herbs from my garden, so I puy together this easy satisfying dish; 1/2 cup of long grain (whole grain) jasmin or brown rice 1/4 cup of quinoa Fresh garden herbs of choice. I used oregano, lemon balm … Continue reading »

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Sweet and Savory Marinated Kebab with Grilled Sweet Red Pepper and Mushroom.

As easy as it gets, as frugal as it comes and more important, as delicious as this is, marinating a well marbled chuck roast sliced into cubes on a skewer with vegetables of the season on the grill is just about my favorite meal to prepare and enjoy with my family and friends. Try the … Continue reading »

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Port Wine for your next gathering…

If I want to introduce someone new to wine – someone that typically does not enjoy it when they are at a restaurant, tapas bar or bistro, I’ll pour them a bit of Port and watch their face as they discover the complexities and sweetness of this wonderful aperitif.  I find most folks will take … Continue reading »

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Rustic French Bread

Wholesome, crusty homemade bread!  I’ve filmed how to make this as well as the recipe – makes it easier and more enjoyable to learn! 4 cups of unbleached flour 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour 1 cup of Rye 1 3/4 taplespoons of yeast 1 1/2 tabelspoons of salt 3 cups of lukewarm water … Continue reading »

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