Infusing Oils

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Ingredients: 3 oz fresh herbs 8oz olive oil (others work also: coconut & almond) Directions: Chop herbs Add oil Warm mixture in sauce pan Cool Store in air tight container Marinate for at least 24 hours to 1 week prior to use Strain into air tight container and serve

Toasted Quinoa

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Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa water (for cleaning) Serves: 4 Yield: 1cup Directions: Each grain of quinoa (unless pre-washed) is covered in a soapy substance called saponin. It tastes bitter and will affect the taste of your quinoa if you don’t remove it. TO REMOVE THE SAPONIN:.First measure the quinoa and put it into a large bowl. […]

Sourdough starter

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Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups warm water Directions 1.  In large non-metallic bowl, mix together dry yeast, 2 cups warm water, and 2 cups all purpose flour and cover loosely. 2.  Leave in a warm place to ferment, 4 to 8 days. Depending on temperature and […]

Basic Roasting Technique

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These steps apply to pan roasting and oven roasting alike.   1. Brown the food on to of the stove, in pan with a small amount of oil, t medium heat. You’ll know when you have attained the correct heat by the “sound” of the pam: The oil should sizzle, but not pop and sputter, as the […]

Pasta Dough

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Ingredients:  2 Cup Flour 3 whole eggs 1/2 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt Directions: 1. Make a bowl out of flour as shown below on a clean, dry surface 2. Combine Eggs, Salt, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil in center of bowl 3. Whisk egg mixture with fork in center, then […]