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Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Parmesan Roasted Asparagus 2-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus (about 30 large) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 lemons cut in wedges,…

Pan Roasted Red Potatoes

Pan Roasted Red Potatoes Small red potatoes, halved/quartered to be 1-2 inches in size Olive oil Kosher salt Halve the potatoes and place the cut side down; halve each half again but keep these halves together. Choose a cast…

Radish and Avocado Sandwich

Radish and Avocado Sandwich Thinly sliced radishes Extra-virgin olive oil Fresh lemon juice Coarse salt Freshly ground pepper Sliced avocado Whole-grain bread Finely grated lemon zest   Toss radishes with…

Sautéed Kale Rabe

Sautéed Kale Rabe Kale Rabe, stems trimmed 1/4 cup olive oil 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes 1/3 cup raisins Salt 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Working in batches, cook the…

Mushroom Leek Pita Pizza

Mushroom Leek Pita Pizza 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 sliced leek 1 sliced garlic clove 2 cups sliced mushrooms (5 ounces) Coarse salt 2 pitas 4 tablespoons ricotta Red-pepper flakes Set oven…

Mint Drinks

  Mint Water A pitcher of water with a large bunch of fresh mint inside, chilled and cold from the fridge. The water has a faint sweetness from the mint; it tastes like how a garden smells. Mint Limeade Combine mint, honey,…

Breakfast Eggs with Leeks and Asparagus

Breakfast Eggs with Leeks and Asparagus 3 slices thick-sliced bacon (about 3 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 pound of asparagus, trimmed of woody ends, cut into 1/2-inch diagonal pieces 6 slices of bread, cut into 1 1/2-inch-wide…

Leek, Mushroom and Asparagus Frittata

Leek, Mushroom and Asparagus Frittata Trim 1 bunch of asparagus and cut into 1-2 inch pieces.  Toss with 1 T. olive and salt, and then pre-cook for 10 minutes in the oven on a baking sheet. Whisk 6 eggs in a bowl with 1 C. grated parmesan…

Broiled Asparagus with Cotija Cheese (or Parmesan or Feta)

Broiled Asparagus with Cotija Cheese (or Parmesan or Feta) 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces Cotija cheese, grated or…

Roasted Garlic Asparagus

Roasted Garlic Asparagus 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 tablespoons fresh finely chopped parsley 2 pounds’ thin asparagus, ends trimmed Fleur de sel or coarse sea…

Cameo Apple Topped French Toast

Cameo Apple Topped French Toast 4 eggs 1⁄3 cup milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon 8 slices thick bread 2 tablespoons butter 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts or 1⁄2 cup pecans (optional) For…

Arugula, Apple and Radish Salad with Cider Vinaigrette

Arugula, Apple and Radish Salad with Cider Vinaigrette 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 shallot, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 bunches arugula, thick stems removed, rinsed and dried 1/2…