Asparagus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asparagus is in season. I personally love asparagus. It can be eaten raw, grilled, boiled, steamed or fried. You can serve it plain or with Hollandaise sauce. It can be served for brunch with eggs Benedict, in a salad for lunch and as a side for dinner.

Nutritionally, […]

Springtime Vegetables – How about Fava Beans Clarise?

Fava beans are in season now.  The are also called broad beans or pigeon beans and belong to the pea family with cultivation dating back 5000 years. Fava beans are low in fat cholesterol and sodium, a good source of  fiber , protein, phosphorus, copper, mangenese. Also, they are a very good source of folate, potassium, […]

Super Bowl Party

I, for one, do not like football. Give me the Yankees any day. But my husband is a fan, a Giants fan and has been for as long as I can remember, over 47 years! Yes , I said 47 years. We will be married 45 years in March. OMG!! I got my Medicare […]

How about a party on a budget!

Fight the doldrums of February. Have a party! You don’t have to spend a lot; some appetizers, beer and wine ( and if they are your friends, ask them to bring their favorite beer or wine) and an inexpensive buffet dinner.

  

Appetizers                                                                         

That old favorite, pigs in the blanket. At Christmas, I served […]

Fettuccine with Chicken Alfredo

I made this dish for a small dinner party of 6. It was delicious!

1 lb. fettuccine pasta 1 1/2 cups butter 1 lb. skinless boneless chicken breast divided in half , then cut into small cubes. 2 (16 ounce) containers of whole milk ricotta cheese 1 pint of heavy cream tps. of salt. […]

Recipes with Herbs from your garden (Sage)

I grow my herbs in pots outside of  my back door, by my kitchen. Judy Sage

Although there are about 100 species of sage commercially available in the united States, the one that makes it into the kitchen is probably Salvia Officinalis, a shrubby plant native to the Mediterranean. Growing to almost 2 […]