Mediterranean Kale and Farro Stew

Although winter does not last long here in Tega Cay, I found thisrecipes for a  healthy soup.     Mediterranean Kale, Cannellini and Farro Stew Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup carrots...

Argentinian beef empanadas

We were recently in Sedona AZ at Lisa Dahl’s restaurant, Mariposa.  We had the most amazing beef empanadas with chimichurri sauce.  I used this recipe and  came pretty close.   1 lb. ground beef browned 1 sweet onion chopped finely sauted...

Roasted Broccoli

A simple and pleasant side dish.   Keep the broccoli bright green! Blanch Broccoli crowns in boiling water for 5 minutes.  Immediately drain and put them in an ice bath to cease the cooking.  Drain well and then toss in a bowl with olive oil and grated...

Spidini

This dish is always a winner at my dinner parties.   Here’s the recipe   Sirloin, slightly marbled cut as thin as possible then pounded thinner   Dip each piece of sirloin into a mix of beaten egg and olive oil then bread with 1/2 panko and 1/2...

Tuscan White Bean accompaniment

I serve this recipe with an Italian meal, alongside a salad or meat. 2 cans of Canellini beans.  Drained and rinsed and 1/2 can of them mashed Mix with 2 tsp minced garlic, olive oil and lemon juice Add 1 T finely minced red onion, 1 tsp. red pepper flakes and 3...