Roasted Asparagus and Beet Salad

This just might be THE BEST asparagus I have ever made.I found the recipe in the Weekend Edition of The Wall Street Journal. I served it with Turmeric Rice and Oven-Baked Panko-Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Olives, Capers and Artichokes. I did make a few changes to the asparagus recipe as noted below in the directions.Continue reading “Roasted Asparagus and Beet Salad”

Crispy Baked Panko-Crusted Scallops

OH MY GOSH! Served these with Turmeric Rice and Spinach and Mushrooms!!! Ingredients: 3/4 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard Pinch of cayenne pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon snipped chives 3/4 teaspoon chopped thymeContinue reading “Crispy Baked Panko-Crusted Scallops”

Warm Orzo Salad with Squash

Delicious!!! \”This warm pasta salad is mixed with roasted yellow squash before it\’s tossed in a homemade mustard vinaigrette and topped with almonds. It can also be made up to one day ahead and served cold.\” From Good Housekeeping. Ingredients 2 medium yellow squash, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 2 tablespoon(s) olive oilContinue reading “Warm Orzo Salad with Squash”

The Vision of a Poet

Many birds this morningSinging songs of praise and joy.Doves, Finches, WoodpeckersCrows and Robins. Siting in backyardMy dog next to meEating a marrow bone. Later him sleeping On the love seat in the office.The cat of my desk.Thank You God. Thank You. Later I go shopping.Another yarn heard.On the radio an untrue story.A Hungarian FolkOpera. Háry JánosBy Continue reading “The Vision of a Poet”