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Super Bowl Approved Gluten-Free Truffle Mac & Cheese

Enjoy this delicious and decadent Gluten-Free recipe for your Super Bowl party!

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Risotto with Asparagus

This recipe makes a delicious meal whether its for dinner or as a holiday side dish. It can be altered using your favorite seasonal vegetables.  Risotto with Asparagus Serves 4-6 OO&B Ingredients: Tonda Iblea Italy Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. fresh asparagus, cleaned ½ cup unsalted butter 1 Tbsp. Tonda Iblea Italy […]

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rustic pesto and pine nut pizza

Rustic Pesto & Pignolias Pizza

Rustic Pesto, Parmesan and Pignolias (pine nuts) Pizza Easy recipe, but must plan ahead for thawing/ rising of dough. INGREDIENTS: 1 brick of Bridgford Frozen Bead Dough (see coupon) OO&B homemade pesto or  Jar  of ready made pesto sauce ¼ cup of pine nuts (pignolias) 1 c. mozzarella ¼ c parmesan ¼ cup finely grated  parmesan […]

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Almond crusted salmon with Pomegranate glaze

Almond-Crusted Salmon with Pomegranate Glaze

Toasted Almond-Crusted Salmon with Pomegranate Balsamic Glaze (Adaptation from serves 4 1 pound of salmon (cut into 4 pieces) or 4 salmon fillets 2 egg whites, lightly beaten (whole can also be used) 1 cup crushed roasted/toasted almonds (start with sliced for all-round toasty flavor)  3/4 cup Japanese Panko bread crumbs 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1/3 […]

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Wolfgang Puck recipe for spaghetti and meatballs with basil and galic

Spaghetti and Meatballs Honoring Columbus Day

Happy Columbus Day!  In honor of brilliant Italian heritage, passion for and mastery of delicious food. What else could we bring you but spaghetti and meatballs from Wolfgang Puck, one of the most notable chefs alive today whose Italian influences are prominent throughout his recipes. Wolfgang Puck’s SPAGHETTI WITH TOMATO SAUCE AND TENDER GARLIC-PARMESAN MEATBALLS Serves 8 TOMATO SAUCE: 1/4 cup (60 ml) […]

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best slow cooker meals for fall pot roast with vegetables

Crockpots and Comfort Foods – 30 Great Slow Cooker Meals

What fabulous collection of slow cooker recipes just in time for cooler weather and busy schedules!  30 slow cooker meals in all have been featured. Many of dishes are traditional American comfort foods, but there are a few surprises, too! . TIP: While this particular recipe does not call for it, if you wish to speed up the slow cooking process […]

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summer garden pasta, dished for early fall

Indian Summer Garden Pasta

In theory, fall has now fallen. Many in parts of the US maybe feeling crisp mornings and cool Autumn evenings, but here in sunny “So Cal” summer has yet to hand off the baton. This is a period of the year often referred to as Indian Summer, a season of flux. And summer garden produce is still coming in too!   While this delightful transitional recipe was previously published (see credits), we’ve […]

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Sweet Liberty Salad - Red white and blueberry salad

Sweet Liberty Salad! Red, White and Blueberries…

Red White and Blueberry Salad Perfect Salad for the those hot summer days and ideal for Fourth of July festivities. The foundation:  Leafy mixed greens (use pre-mixed and washed bag for convenience- 9-10 oz) The Red:  Red lettuce (sparsely), dried cranberries (1 TSBP), fresh sliced strawberries ( approx 3/4 cup) The White:  Diced jicama (3/4 cup), feta cheese […]

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Mediterranean Baked Snapper recipe

Mediterranean Baked Snapper

This light and healthy recipe features OO&B ingredients: Italian Tonda Iblea Reserve Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Fleur de Sel Salt                             Mediterranean Baked Snapper with Potatoes & Zucchini 3 medium Yukon Gold potatoes 2 medium fillets of Red Snapper (or your favorite white fish) […]

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Cod with Hazelnut Brown Butter

Ingredients 20 oz cod fillet salt (and pepper) 1 tbsp dried sage 1/2 cup hazelnuts (chopped) 3 tbsp butter (divided) 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 tsp Crushed Sage extra virgin olive oil Directions Season the cod fillet on both sides with the salt, pepper and dried sage. Set aside. Heat a saute pan over medium […]

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