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Fish with Citrus Caper Sauce

Ingredients 4 fish fillets (your choice, patted very dry) salt (and pepper) 1 tbsp Coratina, Peru extra virgin olive oil 1 orange 1 lemon 1 tbsp capers (drained) 1/2 cup white wine 2 tbsps butter Directions Cut the orange in half. Juice one half of the orange and slice the other half into thin half-moon […]

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Roast Beef with Madeira Sauce

Ingredients 1 small (1.5-3 lbs) beef roast 1 cup madeira 3/4 cups stock (beef or chicken) 2 tablespoons butter 3 spring onions, chopped 1 sprig thyme 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar salt pepper Directions For the roast Rub the roast with salt and pepper. Do this the night before, if possible. Set […]

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Apricot Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds chicken breast tenderloins, cut into bite-size pieces salt and pepper to taste 1 large onion, chopped (optional) 1/4 cup Apricot White Balsamic Vinegar, or to taste 20 dried apricots 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup apricot preserves 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme Directions Heat the olive oil […]

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Pork Roast Recipe with Mushrooms and Brown Sugar Apricot and Pomegranate Sauce

Ingredients 2 pounds boneless pork loin Extra virgin olive oil, as needed Sea salt and fresh ground pepper 5 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large sweet onion, sliced 2 cups sliced mushrooms A sprig of fresh rosemary For the sauce: 1 8-oz. jar apricot jam 1 1/2 cups unsweetened pomegranate juice 1/4 cup Apricot White Balsamic […]

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Spicy Quinoa, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 3 cups water Salt to taste 2 cups diced cucumber 1 small red onion, finely minced (optional) 2 cups finely diced tomatoes 1 to 2 jalapeƱo or serrano peppers (to taste), seeded if desired and finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar […]

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Sesame Mango Kale Salad

Ingredients 5 cups of kale Half a cup of dried cranberries 1 mango, cut into bite-size chunks Mushrooms 1 tablespoon Roasted Sesame Oil 1 teaspoon of Mango Balsamic 4-5 cloves of garlic Sesame seeds Directions Slice the garlic. Place the oil and vinegar in a pan, and fry the sliced garlic and the mushrooms in […]

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Fresh Caprese Salad

Ingredients 1 large tomato 1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves 4 ounces of fresh mozzarella cheese 4 teaspoons Espresso Balsamic Vinegar (create a reduction) 1 tablespoon Moraiolo olive oil salt and pepper Directions Slice the tomato in approximately 1/4 inch thick slices. Do the same for the mozzarella. Alternate layers between the tomatoes, mozzarella, and […]

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Chipotle Lime Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Ingredients 12 large shrimp, shelled and de-veined 5 T. Chipotle Olive Oil Zest and juice from 1 lime 6 strips thin bacon, cut in half Skewers for grilling Directions Mix together in a small bowl the lime zest and oil. Put shrimp in mixture.Lay the bacon on paper towels and microware until fat begins to […]

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Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict

Ingredients 2 english muffin, sliced and toasted 1 cup stuffing, warm 4 slices roast turkey breast, warm 4 eggs 1/2 cup gravy, warm 4 tablespoons cranberry sauce Directions Place the muffin slices two per plate and top each with stuffing and a slice of turkey. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and […]

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Pumpkin Pie French Toast

Ingredients 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup pumpkin puree1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons brown sugar 8 slices of bread Directions Mix the eggs, milk, pumpkin puree, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and brown sugar in low flat bowl for easy dipping. Heat […]

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