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Herbed Brown Rice w/Lemon

The are some health benefits to brown rice, that’s a plus. Sometimes I just crave the stuff! It is so much more substantial (in my book) than white rice. The grains are heavier in your mouth and just a good and different food experience. Ingredients… 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons minced shallot 1 garlic clove minced 3 cups beef broth 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tsp thyme 1 1/2 tsp salt Process… In a med sauce pan heat the olive oil to med hot Add in the rice Over medium heat stir fry the rice until slightly toasted Add in the shallot continue to cook for a few minutes Add in the garlic, stir for another minute or so, being careful not to burn the garlic Add in all other ingredients Bring mixture to a boil Lower heat to simmer Cover and cook rice for about an hour and 1/2 or until tender and the liquid is absorbed Enjoy friends! g.

Salmon W/Dill 

I recently started growing a few more herbs in containers. So far they are doing great! Here’s my new dill plant I have going… Isn’t she lovely?. Here’s some info you might find helpful on growing your own herbs in containers… Dill was the inspiration for the Salmon I made today. Though I used dried dill in the process I will be garnishing the finished salmon with fresh dill. This will add a wonderful and fresh flavor pop.  I found this recipe on All Recipes and tweaked it to my liking.  A few simple ingredients made for some fab tasting super moist salmon. I’ve got the butter already melted here.  The recipe comes together quick and cooks quickly as well, 25 minutes.  And walla!  Ingredients…  4 pieces of salmon 2 tablesoons butter 2 tablespoon lemon juice (by all mean us fresh if you have it on hand)  1 tsp dried dill 1/4 tsp garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste  Fresh dill for garnish, chopped.  Process… Preheat the oven to 350 Spray a glass …

Baked Salmon with Rosemary 

Hello again fresh and abundant Rosemary!  I love Rosemary, and I’ve missed having it around!  It grows so well here in the low desert, So. Cal.  Today I used a clipped sprig from our yard to star in my delicious salmon dish.  Here’s some info about Rosemary, so many varieties and they are all edible! Just before baking  13-20 minutes on 375  Oh my yummy Served it with a spinach salad and white rice  Nice end to a good meal!  and here is the original recipe I used… The only things I changed  I used a sprig of fresh rosemary cut into 6 equal pieces instead of the dried rosemary. I topped the salmon with the sprig pieces before baking.  I cut the salmon into serving size pieces before prepping, wrapping and baking.    I changed the the cooking time as well, depending on the thickness of your salmon cooking time should be between 13-20 minutes.  ps. 🙂  definitely scoop some of the warm buttery saucy goodness (left in the foil packet after cooking) over …