Lemon Mint Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice To Make:  In a saucepan bring the water and sugar to a simmer over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature. Mix in the mint and […]

Mint Iced Coffee

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 vanilla bean pod Iced coffee Milk or cream To Make:  Scrape the insides of the vanilla bean pod into a saucepan with the water, sugar, and mint leaves. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly until the sugar dissolves. Let […]

Tequila Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cups sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lime zest 2 tablespoons tequila 1/2 cup fresh lime juice To Make:  Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from hear and cool completely. When cooled, combine with zest, tequila, and lime juice, […]

Tequila Chile Verde

Ingredients: 1 pound pork tenderloin 1 pound tomatillos, chopped 1 4.5 ounce can green chiles 2 cups chicken broth 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons cornmeal 1 tablespoon chile powder 2 tablespoons tequila 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped To Make:  Cut pork into 3/4 inch cubes and […]

Sesame Garlic Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound asparagus, washed and ends trimmed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted Salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Toss asparagus with oils and garlic. Arrange on large baking sheet and sprinkle with sesame seeds and a good pinch of salt […]

Asparagus Goat Cheese Quiche

Ingredients: 1/2 pound asparagus, washed, ends trimmed, and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped roasted red pepper 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese 1 cup half and half 1/4 Parmesan cheese, finely grated 3 eggs Salt and pepper Prepared pie crust To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. Press pie […]

Carrot Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups shredded carrots 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cups plain yogurt 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 egg To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. In a large […]

Carrot Slaw

Ingredients: 2 pounds carrots, peeled and trimmed 5 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped Zest of 1 lemon Salt and pepper To Make:  Grate the carrots either in a food processor or with a box grater. Whisk together other ingredients and season to […]

Ginger Cilantro Swordfish

Ingredients: 2 6-ounce swordfish steaks, skin removed 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely minced 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon honey To Make:  Combine all marinade ingredients and add, with swordfish, to a large ziplock bag. Refrigerate […]

Grilled Swordfish Salad

Ingredients: 2 6-ounce swordfish steaks, skin removed 4 cups baby spinach 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped 2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped 1/4 cup of your favorite vinaigrette To Make:  Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Brush swordfish steaks with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill […]