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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Pizza

Posted by on Friday, February 7, 2014, In : Recipes 

6 strips bacon, chopped
1 Tbsp butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 ball pizza dough
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup apple butter
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded
4 ounces sharp white cheddar, shredded
2 cups baby arugula
Preheat oven to 500°F. Place pizza pan or stone in oven to heat up.
In a medium skillet cook bacon over medium heat until starting to crisp up. Remove from pan and drain most of the rendered fat out of the pan, ...

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Couscous Tabouli Salad

Posted by Chuck Murray on Sunday, April 15, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from SparkPeople.com

 Ingredients
  1/2 cup boiling water
  1 1/4 cups dry couscous
   4 Tbsp olive oil
  1/3 cup lemon juice
   1 clove garlic minced
  1/2 medium red or green pepper, diced
(I used frozen from last summer)
  1/4 medium onion, diced
  1/2 medium cucumber diced

  1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

         

 (note: add tomato when in season)


Directions
Mix dry couscous with boiling water, add olive oil and lemon juice. Stir thoroughly, then cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Perf...
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Asparagus Frittata

Posted by on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, In : Recipes 

adapted from Fresh Vegetarian

Ingredients:
6 large eggs
1/3 cup milk
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
heaping tablespoon finely chopped shallot
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
big pinch salt
handful of thin asparagus
drizzle olive oil
big squeeze fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with two strips of parchment paper, cut to size. In a medium bowl, scramble the eggs with the milk, goat cheese, shallot, mustard and salt. Pour the egg mixture i...

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Pickled Beets

Posted by Heather on Thursday, February 16, 2012, In : Recipes 
Ingredients

    * 1 bunch (4 or 5) beets

    * 1/4 cup cider vinegar

    * 1 Tbsp sugar

    * 1 Tbsp olive oil

    * 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

    * Salt and pepper

Remove greens from beets. Wash and cut beets to uniform sizes so they will cook evenly. Steam or boil around 30 minutes or until done. (Alternatively, you can roast them by wrapping them whole in foil and cooking them in a 350°F oven for about an hour.) A fork easily inserted into the beet will tell you if the ...


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Kale Chips

Posted by Heather MacLeod on Sunday, February 12, 2012, In : Recipes 
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Drizzle kale with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
  3. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minute...

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