Tag Archives: mint

Vietnamese Noodles with Shrimp

wusthof knife

I love the combination of fresh lime juice, garlic, jalapeño peppers, along with a dash of fish sauce, plus mint and crushed peanuts. It all adds up to a tangy sauce to coat y rendition of Vietnamese noodles. While Vietnamese sauces like this one used to feel complicated to me, they’re actually quite easy to

Pasta with peas, mint & lemon

Are you looking forward to spring as much as I am? It’s been a long winter, of snowstorms and cold temperatures, of hearty sauces and mugs of hot chocolate with marshmallows. It’s been comforting to hunker indoors with my daughter, painting, cooking and enjoying our weekly pizza and a movie Friday night. I enjoy each

Bacardi Mojito

I’m not heading out of town until tomorrow. With my self-styled job I’m fortunate that I don’t have to follow the exact course of a holiday weekend. Which is why, before going away tomorrow, I’ve been enjoying a mellow day and spending time on my roof—with a cocktail in tow. Since I have a ton

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