I wanted to get a head start on my cooking, so I gathered all the ingredients for a grain salad to complement a dinner party this weekend. The ingredients are as follows:
Wild rice and quinoa cooked with chicken broth and water
2 Granny smith apples
Salt and pepper
My idea is to saute an onion in olive oil and butter. Then I will chop the apple into small pieces and soak them in lemon juice so they stay crisp and avoids the browning. I am visualizing a dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper...maybe a little sage. Toss it all with the apples, chopped almonds and garlic. A little sweet, a little savory...a lot of love. It is Valentine's weekend and one with lots of food, fun and wine to be had.
To be continued...