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Lemon – Cucumber – Grapefruit White Balsamic Shrub

At a recent cooking class, I made and served a non-alcoholic lemon-cucumber shrub (a shrub is a drink made from vinegar and fruit along with other ingredients such as alcohol or sparkling water). It was a hit. At the end of the class, attendees gathered several bottles of the vinegar […]

Quinoa Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl with Spicy Baklouti-Miso Dressing

Ahi Tuna Marinade 2 tablespoons soy sauce (Tamari if possible) 1 teaspoon Serrano Honey Vinegar 1 teaspoon Japanese Roasted Sesame oil 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds, plus more for garnish 1 pound sushi-grade ahi tuna or sushi-grade wild salmon, 1″ cubes 2-3 scallions, thinly sliced Salad 6 cups organic mixed […]

Roasted Pepper & Potato Frittata with Harissa Aioli

Frittata 2 pounds small yellow potatoes cut into 1″ pieces 2 shallots, thinly sliced 1 jar Delizia roasted red peppers, drained 2 green onions thinly sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme 1/4 cup UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 10 large eggs 2 teaspoons fine sea salt Fresh ground pepper to taste […]

Oven Baked Eggs in a Brioche Basket + Heart Healthy Olive Oil = Breakfast of Champions

This simple, healthy breakfast is a staple in my household. My kids love it for its comforting nature. I love it as a way to start their mornings off right. Ingredients: 8 slices of bread (1/2″ thick slices) 8 large eggs (preferably organic and free range) 1/2 cup olive oil […]

Crispy Baklouti Potato Croquettes (vegetarian)

Crispy-crunchy on the outside, with soft billowy spicy Baklouti (fused) Agrumato potato on the inside, encasing a gooey melted cheese center. Oh yeah baby. Ingredients 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut in to 2″ chunks 2 tablespoons Baklouti Chili Pepper Agrumato Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Garlic Infused Olive Oil 1/3 cup […]

Oven Dried Heirloom Tomatoes with Fresh UP EVOO

Are you suffering from an overabundance of gorgeous, ripe, heirloom tomatoes? If you answered yes, then consider preserving your harvest by oven drying your tomatoes and then jarring them with a superlative, fresh UP EVOO and herbs.  If you answered no, get yourself some late summer tomatoes, stat! It doesn’t […]

Got Muffuletta?

Ingredients 1 cup Delizia Garlic Stuffed Gordal Olives, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup black Mission olives, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup Delizia Fire Roasted Red Peppers, drained and coarsely chopped 1/4 cup roughly chopped pickled cauliflower florets 2 tablespoons drained capers 1 tablespoon chopped celery 1 tablespoon chopped carrot 1/2 cup Green […]

Traditional Paella with Shrimp, Chorizo, and Spicy Gordal Olives

Ingredients  4 tablespoons UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Red Bell Pepper – cut into thin strips 1 Green Bell Pepper – cut into thin strips1 Yellow Bell pepper – cut into thin strips 5 large cloves or garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves […]

Oven Baked Spicy Harissa Olive Oil Kale Chips

Ingredients: 4 cups kale leaves, washed, dried, and cut into 1/2″ pieces, with tough stems removed 2 tablespoons Harissa Olive Oil 1 teaspoon paprika (optional) 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F. In  a large bowl toss the kale with harissa, paprika, and salt.  […]

Roasted Beet Salad with Fresh Goat Cheese, Arugula and Toasted Pecans!

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh beets 1/3 cup arugula blossoms (optional) 8 oz. chèvre (fresh goat cheese) 6 cups baby arugula or mixed greens 1 cup whole pecans, toasted 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons White A-Premium balsamic vinegar  1 tablespoon good quality grainy mustard fresh ground pepper to taste 1/3 […]