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In the summer, we crave light, simple meals that are quick to prepare. This spaghetti with grilled asparagus and lime is a deliciously refreshing combination. Spaghetti with grilled asparagus and lime Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 cups asparagus 12 oz. spaghetti ½ cup of heavy cream olive oil Juice of 1-2 limes ½ teaspoons sugar salt pepper pine nuts parmesan cheese Preparation: 1. Wash and cut asparagus into bite-sized pieces. 2. In a pot, cook spaghetti according to package instructions. 3. Season asparagus with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick pan, add olive oil and asparagus and cook 10 minutes over medium heat. 4. Add cream to pan and boil briefly until the cream thickens. Squeeze lime juice to taste. 5. Toast the pine nuts in a separate pan until lightly browned. 6. Drain pasta, place in pan with asparagus and cream. Place on large serving platter, sprinkle with pine nuts and parmesan. Crêpes with Ricotta and Berry Filling This wonderfully light dessert combines blueberri
During the summer, we want to relax and spend less time in the kitchen. This fresh lentil salad recipe is light and refreshing—and it cooks up faster in a pressure cooker, delivering a delicious and healthy lunch or dinner. This simple dish is great for hot days and perfect for picnics. Lentils don’t need to be soaked for preparation in the pressure cooker which makes the process even faster. They can also be cooked dry in a fraction of the time. Lentils are a great base for all kinds of salads. Combine them with f
Grilling is for more than just meat, fish and poultry. Fruit is a deliciously sweet option for your next BBQ. Here are some tips and a recipe for grilled mango and peach skewers! 1. Choose the right fruits Not all fruit works well on the grill, stick with pitted fruits such as plums, peaches, apricots and mangos. Other dense fruits, such as pineapples, melons, figs, and pears, will work for a variety of creative desserts with endless combinations. 2. Pay attention to timing and preparation Fruits are particularly
Whether for appetizers, dinner or dessert, a cheese plate is a classic and a highlight of your table. With little effort, a sophisticated cheese plate can be easily arranged. Check out our tips for the perfect composition, matching side dishes, and the right wine for a great evening. Overall, about 5 to 8 different cheeses should be featured. Rustic wooden planks or slate and marble slabs, are perfect for serving. The best cheeses Ideally there should be five to eight different cheeses in different degre
You don’t need a grill to make delicious ribs. Use the pressure cooker and the oven to create tender spare ribs that will leave people wanting more! We love the pressure cooker because it makes complicated and time-consuming recipes easy and quick. It also cuts down the cooking time, keeping meat tender, juicy and tasty. For this recipe, we’ll cook the spare ribs in the pressure cooker before placing them in the oven for just a few minutes to make them crispy. Then we’ll drizzle over a savory sauce - al