Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde (Adapted from Chez Panisse Café Cookbook)   Makes about 2 cups:   ½ cup chopped Italian (flat leaf) parsley ¼ cup finely chopped green onions or shallot ¼ cup chopped fresh mint or basil 2 Tablespoons capers, rinsed and coarsely chopped 2 anchovy filets, rinsed and chopped (optional but good) grated zest of ½ lemon ¾ ...

Savory White Beans with Bacon & Sage

November 3, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1/3 lb. slab bacon Olive Oil 1/2 diced yellow onion 2 minced garlic cloves 2 cans of white beans 1 C. chicken stock 1 T. ground dried sage Directions: Cube the bacon. Heat cast iron skillet with a few tablespoons of olive oil. Add bacon and cook well. Pour off excess grease and set aside cooked bacon. Add ...

“Orange” Soup

October 26, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

Ingredients: 3 lbs. peeled, diced sweet potatoes 1 lb. peeled carrots 1 can orange juice concentrate 1 and ½ 32 oz. Boxes of organic chicken stock 3 T. grated ginger Salt & Pepper to taste   Instructions: Bring chicken stock to a boil Add vegetables to the hot stock.  Add the orange juice concentrate. Cook until veggies are ...

Apple, Pumpkin Soup

October 20, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1 medium yellow onion 2 T olive oil 32 oz. box of organic chicken broth (use vegetable broth to make this vegetarian friendly) 2 15 oz. cans of organic pumpkin puree 1 23 oz. jar of organic applesauce 2 T ground nutmeg 2 T ground thyme 2 T ground sage 1 pint heavy cream 1/2 jar Stonewall Roasted Onion, ...

Anna May’s Apple Cider Tonic

October 19, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider Vinegar is a power house of beneficial goodness. A few benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar: * Natural remedy for heart burn * Help improve bowel irregularity, thereby removing toxins from the body at a faster rate. * Helps neutralize the body’s PH. * Great drink for NATURAL ENERGY. * ...

Angel Hair Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto and Lemon Sauce

October 17, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1/2 lb. angel hair pasta 1/3 C. whipping cream 1 C. shelled fresh peas or frozen petite peas 4 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped (about 1 cup) 1/3 C. dry white wine 4 t. fresh lemon juice 1/3 C. grated pecorino romano cheese (about 1 oz.) Cook pasta in a large pot of water until aldente (tender ...

Autumn Vegetable Curry

October 17, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

3 T cumin 3 T coriander seeds 3 T vegetable oil 1 medium yellow onion 4 minced garlic cloves 3 T curry powder 2 T garam masala 2 T fresh, grated ginger 1 14oz. can of fire roasted crushed tomatoes 1 32oz. box of organic chicken stock 1 sweet potato 1 yukon gold potato 1 small head of cauliflower 1 14oz. can of ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup

October 17, 2012 Recipes 1 Comment

1 medium yellow onion 3 T olive oil several corn tortillas 2 T minced garlic 2 T ancho chili powder 1 t chipotle powder 2 T ground cumin 1 14oz can of diced tomatoes 1 and 1/2 32oz boxes of organic chicken stock avocado cooked shredded chicken   Dice the yellow onion. Saute the onion in the olive oil for 3-4 minutes. ...

Thai Marinated, Skewered Shrimp

August 7, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

Made this great recipe from Emeril Lagasse, it is fairly easy to make and will be a BIG hit with your guests. Control the amount of heat with the Sriracha sauce. Ingredients: • 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined • 2 cups coconut milk • 1/2 cup lime juice • 1/4 cup Thai fish sauce • 4 tablespoons sriracha sauce • 1 tablespoon ...

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan and Fried Sage Leaves

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan and Fried Sage Leaves 1 Onion, coarsely chopped 3 TB Butter 1 TB Chopped Fresh Sage 1 - 2 3/4 pound Butternut Squash, havled, peeled, seeded, chopped (about 5 cups) 5 cups canned low-salt chicken broth 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese 24 Sage leaves   For roasting squash: 1 TB Chopped Sage 2 TB ...


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