Recipe: Ginger Mint Tea

Ginger/Mint Tea – makes 6 1/2 cups 4 tbs dried mint or 8 tbs fresh mint 1 thumb sized piece of fresh ginger root 7 cups water Remove peel from ginger root by scraping with back of a spoon and cut into small pieces. Place in a saucepan and cover with water. Simmer on low, […]

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup An easy to make, delicious soup. Have with the above pear salad and some crusty bread. – 2 tbs butter – 2 tbs olive oil – 1 onion, chopped – 1 stalk celery, chopped – 1 carrot, chopped – 2 medium potatoes, cubed – 4 cups chicken stock – salt and freshly […]

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Roasted Pear Salad Recipe

Fall Roasted Pear Salad My favorite fall salad makes an elegant 1st course or light luncheon. – ½ pear for each serving – Thyme – Honey – Gorgonzola, goat or blue cheese – Salad Greens – Vinaigrette – Toasted Walnuts (optional) Cut pear in half, core out the hard center. Put cheese in the hollow. […]

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Mint Recipes

My Mojito 2 cups fresh mint leaves or 1 cup dried mint 2 cups water 1 cup sugar ½ to ¾ cup fresh squeezed lime juice Seltzer (lemon lime is nice) Rum Fresh mint and lime for garnish Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. […]

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