Spinach, Feta and Orzo Salad
8 to 10 ounces orzo pasta
¼ cup pine nuts
6 ounces feta cheese, roughly crumbled
10 pitted Kalamata Greek olives, roughly chopped
6 ounces baby spinach, thoroughly washed
½ cup red onion, minced
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 to 3 fresh basil leaves, shredded
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
NOTE: This dish may be served hot or room temperature.
2 large eggs
Salt & freshly ground pepper
Splash of milk
2 tablespoons sweet butter
2 tablespoons fresh chives, minced
VARIATIONS: 3 tablespoons of shredded cheddar can be added at the same time as the chives.
1 tablespoon good green olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
6 to 8 ramps, stem and bulb minced, leaves separated and slice lengthwise
1 cup dry white wine
12 oz. firm mushrooms, sliced
2 cups diced tomatoes, drained
10 - 12 oz. zoodles, approximately 3 small to medium zucchini, spiralized
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
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