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Broccoli Rabe, Italian Style

1 large bunch of fresh broccoli rabe 3 tablespoons cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 whole bulb of fresh peeled garlic, coarsely chopped (use a mini food processor to make this easy) Pink Himalayan sea salt, to…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion (peeled and diced) 2 cloves garlic (peeled and finely minced) 1/2 cup carrots (shredded) 1 red or green bell pepper ( julienned) 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 egg 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons scallions…

Crispy Oven Roasted Blue Potatoes

1 lb blue/purple potatoes unpeeled and cut into wedges 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp smoked sweet paprika 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp ground garlic 1/2 tsp coriander 2 tbsp potato starch or cornstarch optional…

Eggplant Sandwiches with Cubanelle Peppers and Baby Arugula

8 (1/2-inch-thick) eggplant slices Olive oil 2 cubanelle peppers or sweet peppers 4 Slices ciabatta bread 1 Candy onions, sliced 2 tablespoons pesto (you can use refrigerated or make your own) 1 cup baby arugula 1/8…

Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix and Fresh Herbs

The definition of mirepoix in its core is a ratio of three vegetables used in classic French cooking. They are a trio of aromatic vegetables. These vegetables are a combination of carrots, celery, and onion. Combined, these three vegetables…

How to make Pickles (or Pickle any Vegetable!)

1 pound  fresh vegetables, such as cucumbers, carrots, green beans, summer squash, or cherry tomatoes 2 sprigs  fresh herbs, such as thyme, dill, or rosemary (optional) 1 to 2 teaspoons  whole spices, such as black peppercorns,…

Warm Beet Salad with Greens and Almonds

1  bunch beets, both tops and roots Olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 cloves  garlic, minced 4 ounces  goat cheese, crumbled- try our Valley Shepherd Goat Cheese from the add on section! 2/3 cup toasted…

Chive Butter

1 pound (4 sticks) butter (unsalted) ½ cup chives (fresh, finely chopped) In a large bowl, mash the butter with a potato masher or just squish it up with your hands. You can even cream the butter using the…

Spinach with Sesame and Garlic

Spinach with Sesame and Garlic 3 Tbsp dark sesame oil 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 lb fresh spinach (if using mature spinach, soak in water to clean, drain, squeeze out excess water, remove and discard large stems, roughly chop leaves) …

Broccoli Rabe with Sausage

1 pound broccoli rabe 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 ounces hot Italian sausage—casings removed, meat crumbled 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Pinch of crushed red pepper and salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4…

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes   Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Lemon  Zest One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, cleaned 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped Grated zest and juice of…

Mirepoix Recipes

Mirepoix Base A common, quick way to cook mirepoix is to brown the onions and carrots together on medium-high heat (sauté) and then add the celery, cooking until soft. This develops a deeper flavor profile, and is especially delicious in soups.…