Tag Archive: balsamic vinegar

wild rice salad with toasted nuts & grapes

wild rice salad

Wild rice in a salad is a great way to enjoy this pricey seed – cook up a cup or two , and have it on hand to toss into all sorts of dishes – soups, omelettes, frittatas, muffins, cookies, pancakes, crêpes – enjoy it in combination to extend your stash!

balsamic reduction

balsamic reduction feature

Meet balsamic reduction, the drizzle juice from heaven, and by any other name – reduction, sauce, glaze, syrup – tastes as other-worldly. And just like many of my recipes, this too is a method – simmer the vinegar until the desired consistency is reached – the more it simmers the thicker it gets – which is pretty much the case with most things that hang over heat.

green beans & peppers with crispy sage & garlic

green beans with peppers & crispy sage

Fresh, vibrant green beans are delicious, nutritious and quick to prepare – and the best part is they can take any seasonings you want to throw at them! They’re delicious hot or cold, fancied up or stripped down. The only green bean advice you’ll ever need is do not, do not, do not, overcook them! Amen

beets, their greens with thyme, balsamic & walnuts

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Beets & their greens couldn’t pack a bigger health punch – so if you’re not embracing the greens, you’re missing the best part! With the help of a little herbs, acid, sweet and crunch – you’ll be wondering what rock you’ve been living under not to have been going for the whole beet, tops and all!