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Chopped Winter Salad

2 beets (peeled and sliced) 2 cups butternut squash (peeled and diced) 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper 6 cups arugula, kale, spinach or any lettuce 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup crumbles goat cheese 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds FOR…

Grilled Eggplant with Whipped Feta

SAUCE: Olive Oil, Garlic, and Jalapeno Sauce 2 garlic cloves, minced Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 lemon, juice of 1 jalapeno, finely chopped, remove ribs and seeds if you need it to be more mild 1 to 2 teaspoons sumac Slice…

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Eggplant Puttanesca

3 lb Spaghetti Squash- ( or sub pasta noodles) 4 tablespoons olive oil- divided 1 medium eggplant – cut into a small dice (4 cups) 1 red onion- diced 4–6 cloves garlic- rough chopped 1 red bell pepper- diced 14 ounce can crushed or…

Lemon Garlic Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Snap Peas

4 8-oz. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 garlic cloves, smashed, or 2 sticks spring garlic, diced 10 thyme sprigs 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 3/4…

Pasta Bolognese

1 medium onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 small carrot, peeled, chopped 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 lb. ground beef chuck (20% fat), patted dry Kosher salt 3 oz. thinly sliced pancetta, finely chopped 1 cup dry white…

Baked Summer Squash

2 pounds summer squash (zucchini, pattypan squash, yellow crookneck squash) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon flaked salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 350°F.…

Asparagus Risotto

6 cups vegetable stock, preferably homemade 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 cup Arborio or Carnaroli rice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, stalks cut into 2-inch lengths 1 cup thawed frozen peas 1 teaspoon…

Watermelon Radish and Arugula Salad

For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons blood orange juice (or other citrus) 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar like pinot noir 1 shallot, minced 1/2 teaspoon flaked sea salt 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil For the salad 5-6 cups of arugula 2-3…

Winter Crunch Salad

¼ cup pepitas or sunflower seeks 1 teaspoon plus ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper ½ small shallot ½ large lemon 1 small garlic clove 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 large bunch kale (about ¾ pound) 6…

Eggplant and Mushroom Pasta

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Yellow Onion, diced 3 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 10 ounce package White Button or Crimini Mushrooms, finely diced 1 Large Eggplant, diced small (Peeled or Unpeeled) 1 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons…

Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Recipe 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…