Recipe: Homemade Boursin

Homemade Boursin This is easy and delicious! 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 8 oz butter – room temp 16oz cream cheese, room temp 4 tbs freshly grated Parmesan Salt and pepper to taste. Fresh or dried herbs of choice. If fresh they should be minced. I like chives, marjoram, thyme, basil, dill, red pepper flakes […]

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Recipe: Creamy Chive Salad Dressing

Creamy Chive Salad Dressing 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs fresh lemon juice 1 tbs minced shallot or scallion 1 tbs finely chopped fresh chives 1 tsp sugar, honey or agave 1tsp Dijon mustard salt and fresh ground pepper to taste ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan (optional) Whisk together and serve […]

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Recipe: Strawberries with Basil and Balsamic

Strawberries with Basil and Balsamic 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 tbs sugar 1 tbs balsamic vinegar 6 fresh basil leaves Gently toss the strawberries with the balsamic vinegar and sugar. Let sit for 20 minutes. Stack the basil leaves and with a sharp knife cut into slivers. Serve the strawberries over ice cream, honey […]

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Recipe: Snap Peas with Ginger, Prosciutto and Mint

Snap Peas with Ginger, Prosciutto and Mint 1 tbs olive oil 1 lb sugar snaps, strings removed 1-2 tbs fresh, peeled, grated ginger root. 4 oz prosciutto, sliced thin 1-2  tbs fresh mint Salt and pepper Heat oil and add ginger and snap peas. Sauté until the snap peas start to turn brown, about 5 […]

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Recipe: Roasted Carrot and Bean Hummus

Roasted Carrot and Bean Hummus 1 lb carrots, rinsed ¾ cup cooked garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained olive oil 1 lemon juiced 2 tbs sesame seeds or tahini 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp paprika ½ tsp cumin ½ tsp red chili powder (optional) Salt and pepper to taste. Chop carrots into chunks. Toss with olive […]

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Recipe: Orange and Fennel Salad

Orange and Fennel Salad 1 fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 oranges or tangerines, peeled 1tbs olive oil 1tbs champagne vinegar Salt and pepper 2 tbs dried cranberries Place the sliced fennel in a bowl. Slice oranges and add to bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Toss […]

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