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Summer Salsa

4 small jalapeño peppers*, (leave the seeds in for an extra kick) 1/2 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves 1/4-1/2 cup fresh cilantro 6 tomatoes of varying sizes, chopped 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon sea salt + more to taste 2…

Cantaloupe Salad with Pepitas

6 cups cubed cantaloupe (about 2 pounds) 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved ½ cup thinly sliced red onion ½ teaspoon salt, divided 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper 2 teaspoons honey 1…

Peach, Tomato and Corn Salad

2 large or 3-4 medium tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges 1-2 peaches, diced (about 1 cup) 1 cup fresh corn kernels (from 2 small ears or 1 large ear) 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup Honey Vinaigrette 2 ounces feta or goat cheese, crumbled…

Caprese Garlic Bread

1  loaf pugliese or ciabatta, halved lengthwise 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp. honey 1 1/2…

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.…

Turkey Burgers with Green Garlic and Parsley

Turkey Burgers with Green Garlic and Parsley ½ medium onion 1 bulb green garlic (about 4 ounces) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 ¼ pounds lean ground turkey 2 tablespoons ketchup …

Avocado Club Sandwich with Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

Avocado Club Sandwich with Marinated Portobello Mushrooms 2-4 portobello mushroom caps 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons (gluten free) tamari 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 2 cloves garlic, minced …

Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas with Basil

Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas with Basil 8 8-inch flour tortillas 12 ounces grated or sliced mozzarella 2 tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices ½ teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black…

Rainbow Chard Recipes

Sautéed Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts 1 1/2 pounds Swiss chard, stalks cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces, leaves torn into 2-inch pieces (keep stalks and leaves separate) 2 tablespoons pine nuts 2 tablespoons olive oil …

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Tomato Basil Bruschetta 6 or 7 ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs.) 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons) 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1-teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6-8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced* or chopped 1-teaspoon…

Grilled Sicilian Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Sicilian Eggplant Parmesan 2 Eggplants cut into ½ inch slices Handful coarse, kosher salt 1 jar tomato sauce 1 8 oz. block Mozzarella ½ cup Ricotta cheese ½ cup Parmesan cheese Handful fresh basil 2 tablespoons…

Corn, Tomato, Red Onion, Thyme and Mushroom Risotto with Chicken

Corn, Tomato, Red Onion, Thyme and Mushroom Risotto with Chicken 2 small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (8 to 10 ounces total) 3 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/8 teaspoon…