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Savory Herbal Marinade

May 28, 2020

Featuring fresh herbs from your garden for use on Meat or Game. Ingredients: 2 1/2 Cups Red Wine 3/4 Cup Red Wine Vinegar 1 Small Onion or Several Shallots, chopped 2 Carrots, diced 1 Stalk Celery, chopped 2 Cloves Garlic, sliced 2 Fresh Greek Bay Leaves, broken into pieces 2 Teaspoons each Fresh Thyme, Oregano, and Winter Savory, coarsely chopped Salt Directions: Allow meat to marinate overnight or about 12 hours. Chicken: exchange the red wine for white wine and the red wine vinegar for white wine vinegar. Change the herbs to French Tarragon, Lemon Thyme or Rosemary or any…


Tuscan Ravioli

May 15, 2020

Ingredients: 1/2 tsp each chopped herbs: Rosemary, Lemon Thyme, Tri-Color Sage, Genovese Basil 2 cups cubed eggplant ½ cut 1 T olive oil 1 14.5 oz can of Roman diced tomatoes, undrained 1 14.5 oz. reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 packaged ( 9 oz. refrigerated cheese ravioli 1 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained Shredded Parmesan cheese Thinly sliced basil Directions: In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat, saute eggplant until lightly browned, 2-3 Stir in tomatoes, broth and zucchini; bring to a boil, add ravioli; cook, uncovered, over medium heat until ravioli are tender, 7-10 mins,…


Strawberry Mint Mojito

May 1, 2020

Ingredients: 2-4 strawberries, hulled and sliced (extra for garnish) ¾ ounce fresh lime juice ½ ounce simple syrup 8 fresh mint leaves (extra sprig for garnish) 2 ounces white rum 1 ounce sparkling water/club soda Crushed ice (to fill glass) Directions: Muddle the strawberries: Place the strawberries, mint, and simple syrup in the bottom of a glass, and muddle until the strawberries are smushed and juicy. If you don’t have a muddler, crumple the mint with your hands just a bit before dropping it into the glass, then smush with the back of a spoon to release the flavor. Add…