Basil Mint Pesto

I love this combo of asparagus and roasted potatoes with pesto. I wanted to try a lighter pesto. Adding oil instead of water would definitely be tasty and have a richer consistency, but I really didn’t miss it this time. Print Basil Mint Pesto Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 4   Ingredients 1 oz basil (typical grocery […]

Basil Mint Pesto

I’ve honestly never been a big fan of pesto. This may or may not be because I’ve never really made a good one. Nevertheless, it just sounds good every once in a while for some reason. I had my mind on a pesto asparagus dish, so I was back to the drawing board. I love […]

Green Pea Puree

  This was even better than I expected. I love when that happens! This was loosely inspired by a recipe in one of my new cookbooks (Jamie Oliver). I strayed so far that it doesn’t even resemble the intention. I’ll have to try the real thing sometime. His includes lima beans but without any sort […]

Dinner – Tabbouleh – Recipe

Cost: ~ $7.00 for approximately 4 main dish servings. Print Tabbouleh Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Serves: 4   Ingredients 1 cup bulgar wheat 2 bunches parsley chopped 1-2 sprigs mint chopped 4 scallions chopped ¼ cup lemon juice ~12 yellow cherry tomatoes halved ~15 red grape tomatoes halved 1 cucumber, seeded and […]

Lamb Ragout

This is another recipe that I turned into being labor intensive, but it doesn’t have to be. I ground the lamb and was leisurely about the whole thing really, so it was fun. Typically it should be relatively quick and easy. This is served with rotini and topped with grape tomatoes and mint. Delicious! I […]