Tuesday, July 6, 2010


1-1/2 c broth
1 t EVOO
1 t butter
1/2 t salt
dusting of coriander, cumin
1 c couscous
Bring the first five ingredients to a boil in a small sauce pan. Off heat, stir in couscous. Cover tightly, and let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving,
Serves 2-4. Very good topped with roast vegetables and parmesan cheese.

(Not So) Simple Syrup

Recorded July 6, 2010
1/2 c water
1/2 c sugar
2 t lemon zest, finely grated
Combine sugar and water in microwavable container. Heat until steaming but not boiling. Add zest, and stir to dissolve the sugar. Cover, and let cool. Store refrigerated.
Use for Fresh Lemonade (see recipe), or mixed drinks.