Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is such a good meal any time of the year. It is rich and unctuous and surprisingly easy to make. Ingredients: 2 cups arborio rice 1 small white onion, peeled and very finely chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 7 – 8 cups of hot vegetable stock 2 cups of thinly sliced mushrooms 1 tsp…

Salad Dressing

If you have the following ingredients in your pantry at home you can quickly rustle up a dressing to transform the most basic of fresh greens into a delicious meal or side dish. The quality of dressing will depend on the quality of your two main dressing ingredients: oil & vinegar. Right now I’m loving balsamic…

Propagating Mint 

Mint is one of the easiest things to grow and one plant that you never need to buy because it is so simple to propogate. Simply get a sprig of mint, pop it in a glass of water and within a matter of days it will have grown roots. When the roots are an inch…