Cooking and Drinking with Saffron

Saffron Peach Tea

Saffron Peach Tea

Easy to make, totally refreshing, this recipe consistently sells out at summer farmers markets.  Beat the heat and try this recipe at your next summer BBQ or get together.  Your guests are sure to be impressed.  Depending on your event or time of day, this recipe can easily be ‘spiked’ with your favorite vodka for an amazingly unique top-shelf cocktail like no other. Ingredients: enough to fill 8 pint sized Mason Jars (16oz) or one large pitcher (almost a gallon) Peach Syrup: 1 Cup of Sugar (best quality sugar you can find) 1 Cup of water (clean and pure) 2-3...

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Pan Seared Scallops & Saffron Cream Sauce on a bed of Linguine al dente

Pan Seared Scallops & Saffron Cream Sauce on a bed of Linguine al dente

This recipe is one straight from a Michelin rated, gourmet restaurant.  Golden rich in color and taste, it's one of our favorites! Course:    Main Prep Time:  5 minutes Cook Time:  7 minutes Total Time: 12 minutes Servings: 4 Calories per serving: < 300 Author: Steve | Red Thread Farmstead Ingredients: 1/2 box linguine 12 large scallops 1/2 stick butter 1.5 tablespoons of olive oil 1/2 cup of dry white wine Generous pinch of saffron threads 1/3 cup heavy cream 1 ounce pea shoots Instructions: Heat up water for linguine Remove the scallops from the packaging and place them on...

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