Heart Smart Grilling Marinade



  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • 3 medium garlic cloves crushed
  • 3 tablespoons country mustard
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt (optional)


Mix ingrieniants well.  Place in conainer for marinating.  Add meat, poultry or fish.  cover all sides and soak for at least 15 minutes.  Longer for more intense flavor.  This marinade is excellent prepared with chicken and vegetable kabobs!

Rose Water Cookies



  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoon rose water


Mix 2 cups confectioners sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla or rose water and 2-3 tablespoons of evaporated milk.


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg and mix.  Sift flour and salt together.  Mix into creamed mixture.  Add Rose water.  Devide dough in half.  Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on floured board.  Cut into desired shapes.  (We like hearts)  Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 6-8 minutes.  Glaze with icing when cool.  

Easy Mustard Sauces for the Busy Cook


Nasturtium Sauce

Great with chicken, prime rib, or tempura vegetables.  Just combine equal parts Sour Cream and Nasturtium Mustard!

Creamy Dijon Sauce


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chive blossom vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons green peppercorn mustard
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Melt butter.  Add vinegar, stir in mustard, then heavy cream.  Simmer for 2-3 minutes.  Makes enough for 4 grilled chicken breasts.

Easy mustard recipes submitted by Peggy Samuelson, Medina, Minnesota