Lemon Curd

Good lemon curd is a at once sweet, buttery, tangy, and thoroughly lemony. It makes one of my favorite desserts, Lemon Tart (recipe coming soon!).  It also tastes awesome on a fresh baked scone.  And it’s really easy to make from scratch.  This fresh version tastes much better than jarred.  The key to success with…

Salmon, Rice and Snap peas – One Pot Meal

Here’s a tasty, fast and nutritious one pot meal using all fresh ingredients.  I think this one may even be faster that take out, and with some substitutions can be made entirely with ingredients in your pantry or freezer. The basic concept is that you’re steaming salmon and snap peas on top of the rice,…

Orange Fennel Rice Salad

Juicy navel oranges team up with crunchy fennel, slivered almonds, and brown rice to make this salad a standout addition to a meal, or a great portable lunch on the go. The addition of fresh mint keeps this mid-winter salad bright.  Use your best olive oil and freshly ground black pepper to add other layers…