Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Is Your Food Bugged?

If you have a vegetable garden you will expect to find ear wigs, worms, and bugs in your harvest. You make sure your food is properly washed and double check for any insects that might have been overlooked. It's easy to be sure you get the bugs out before you serve your family but, it isn't as easy for large scale commercially harvested food. It would be impossible to check...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Risotto

I use Arborio rice in this recipe because it is extra starchy and results in an extra creamy Risotto. Regular rice can be substituted, but you will not get the same texture. Arborio rice has a firm interior like long grain rice, while the exterior is soft and creamy like a short grain.

How To Properly Cut Up A Whole Chicken

The most economical way to purchase chicken is to buy it whole. This video shows how to cut a whole chicken into serving pieces.

To watch video please click title.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Mom`s Beef and Garden Vegetable Soup

Swiss Chard and Cherry Tomatoes are so packed with nutrients and so easy to grow that I had to start coming up with ways to use them all during the growing season. This soup is delicious, nutritious and takes only 15 minutes to make.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

How to Avoid or Cure A Hangover

You wake up in the morning with your head feeling like you have been hit repeatedly with a wine bottle, your body aching, and the stability of your belly is questionable. Have you mysteriously contracted a deadly disease? Of course not. You have a hangover.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Herb and Asparagus Frittata

A twist on the traditional Frittata, this dish can be eaten hot or cold and made vegetarian by omitting the smoked ham.

Smooth Harvest Vegetable Soup

This recipe is nutritious, simple to make and freezes beautifully

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Jalapeno Grilled Chicken Breast

Serve these smoky breasts with a light salad and they are sure to be a hit at any summer BBQ.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Asian Inspired Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup is one of the simplest I have ever made. It takes approximately 15 minutes from start to finish and is absolutely delicious.