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Asparagus, Fiddlehead Fern & Morel Mushroom Risotto

I received an email from one of the local markets that they had just received some fiddlehead ferns and fresh morel mushrooms.  What would I do with the fronds and morels once I brought them home?   606 more words


aged cheddar and brie grilled cheese with shallots

Gooey, wonderful, melty cheese between two buttery pieces of toasty bread is one of my favorite things, so when I saw this unique recipe on America’s Test Kitchen I just had to try it. 272 more words

Main Dishes


So, my friend Rick brought two nicely packed ziplock bags of beef today. One was marinaded in Thai fish sauce, super salty and super yummy. The other was an ‘extra’ – a slice of steak to stash in the freezer for later. 107 more words


Spring Planting, Indoors and Out

It may have been a week with weather from all four seasons, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop planning and planting! This week, I’m going to talk about what I’ve been planting in the past two weeks, as well as what I will be planting in the near future. 1,318 more words

ventaya Kuzhambu

Ventayam aka fenugreek seeds used widely in India is said to have medicinal values. In India they say “Food and medicine are related to one another”. 271 more words


Mushroom-Asparagus Risotto

Made with chicken broth, salt & pepper, extra-virgin olive oil, shallots, minced garlic, mushrooms, arborio rice, white wine, asparagus, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

Recipe for—Mushroom-Asparagus Risotto… 38 more words