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Summer Squash and Jibneh Sandwich

1 small zucchini, sliced 1 small yellow squash, sliced olive oil 1 baguette, cut in half or 4 slices sourdough bread 3oz Jibneh or similar melting cheese 1 small bunch fresh basil, thinly sliced balsamic vinegar salt pepper   INSTRUCTIONS Preheat…

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

1-2 large spaghetti squash Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 pound bacon, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup heavy cream 1 egg yolk 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated, plus more for serving Parsley, chopped fresh,…

Eggplant Sandwich with Cuban Peppers and Candy Onions

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…

Baked Summer Squash

2 pounds summer squash (zucchini, pattypan squash, yellow crookneck squash) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon flaked salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 350°F.…

Simple Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix

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…

Apple Crisp

For the crumb topping: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon dash of salt 1/3 cup unsalted butter ,cut…

Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad

1 Watermelon, Cut into small 2 inch cubes 1.5 cups Cucumber Cut into small 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup Onion Chopped into thin slices 12 Mint leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped 12 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped …

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…

Scallops with Peach, Corn, Tomato and Parsley Salad

Scallops with Peach, Corn, Tomato and Parsley Salsa olive oil 2 ears corn 2 peaches (halved and pitted) scallops salt and pepper 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes chopped parsley Heat a charcoal or gas grill until very…

Gluten Free Peach Crisp

For the crust: Butter, for coating the baking dish 1 cup  gluten-free rolled oats 1 cup  almond flour or almond meal 3/4 cup  packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup  sliced almonds 1/2 teaspoon  fine salt 8 tablespoons …

Spinach, Leek and Feta Cheese Fritatta

Spinach, Leek and Feta Cheese Fritatta 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large leek, white and light green part only, halved and thinly sliced (about 1 cup) 6 oz spinach, washed and chopped 1 clove garlic, minced …