Salads, Soups and Appitizers

Steamed Artichoke with Garlic Aioli. Teen and Mom Approved. 

There are few vegetables that my teen cant get enough of but, he loves the hot steamy leaves in this tangy dipping sauce. Easy to make... 1-2 fresh artichokes Two courts chicken or vegetable broth Quartered lemon Two bay leaves Two sprigs fresh parsley ( or Tbs dried) Four peeled fresh cloves garlic Tsp salt… Continue reading Steamed Artichoke with Garlic Aioli. Teen and Mom Approved. 

Beef, Entrees, Soups and Appitizers

Jamaica Beef Oxtail stew- over coconut rice

Summer fare can consist of fresh corn on the cob, garden dug tatars and sliced ripe tomato. Momma always added a fresh chopped salad with a dolop of hommade thousand island dressing or simple oil and vinegar. Fresh is best! When it comes to farm living you appreciate every little morsel . One item I… Continue reading Jamaica Beef Oxtail stew- over coconut rice

Soups and Appitizers

Caprese Crustini -summer must – easy , fast, classic, yum! 

Summer back yard time isn't complete without this easy appitizer. Fresh basil from the portch garden and tomatoes off the vine. This was a added item to my menues once I came to the West Coast. So tasty! Bread is so important! A good fresh French crostini  or bole is so key to this taste.… Continue reading Caprese Crustini -summer must – easy , fast, classic, yum!