Saturday, August 13, 2011

Mushroom Orzo Pilaf

2.5 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 lb sliced fresh mushrooms
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
14-15 oz vegetable broth (or broth of choice)
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Heat oil in large saucepan. Saute mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Add the broth, orzo, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-14 minutes or until pasta is tender.
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Friday, August 12, 2011

i do! i do like cilantro sam-i-am!

This dressing is so cool and light, we were eating it with a spoon. A perfect blend of amazing flavors. Please try this. It is the first time I have enjoyed cilantro. Now I want everyone to try it. As we say at our house, I'll give you a quarter if you do!

1 cup buttermilk
1 4oz can gr chilies
1 bunch of cilantro
1 sm tomatillo
1/2 tsp lime juice
dash of cayenne pepper
1 cup mayo
1 clove garlic
1 jalapeno (seeds removed)
1 tsp salt
dash of tobasco
1 package of ranch dressing mix

Mix in blender. Refrigerate before serving.