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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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Chick Peas with Tomatoes and Sweet Peppers

Posted by on Thursday, February 6, 2014, In : Recipes 



2 cups dried chickpeas
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 medium red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, and chopped
1 small red chile, stemmed and finely chopped
1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
3 medium tomatoes, cored and finely chopped
1 tsp. chopped fresh basil
1/2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon
1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1. Put chickpeas in a medium bowl and add enough cold water to cover by 2''. Set aside to soak for at ...

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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Pizza

Posted by on Sunday, February 2, 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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Chicken Chard Soup

Posted by on Saturday, January 5, 2013, In : Recipes 
From Summertomato.com


Ingredients:

1 medium chicken, quartered
1 large bunch of Swiss chard, trimmed
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 medium sweet onions, diced
2 jalepeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 28-0z can of diced tomatoes, drained
4 cups (1 box) chicken broth
2 cups water
1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
0.5 cup parsley, finely chopped
Juice of 1 Meyer lemon
2-3 tbsp olive oil
Heat some olive oil in a pan just large enough for the chicken to cover the bottom. Add the chicken skin-side down and cook on me...

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio and Onion

Posted by on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Simply Recipes
Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 45 minutes
INGREDIENTS
1 medium butternut squash (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into chunks
1 large onion, peeled and cut into wedges through the root
1 head radicchio, cut into wedges through the root
Olive oil
Salt and black pepper
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Grated parmesan or pecorino cheese to taste, about 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup
Balsamic vinegar to taste, about a tablespoon
METHOD
1 Preheat the oven to 400°F. Toss the squash chu...

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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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Homestyle Sloppy Joes

Posted by on Wednesday, March 21, 2012,
Adapted from mrfood.com

Make your own Homestyle Sloppy Joes from scratch in the same time it would take to start with a store-bought Sloppy Joe mix, and reap the fresh-tasting rewards.

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 15 min
Ingredients
2 to 2-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 sandwich or hamburger buns, split
Instructions
In a large skillet over medium-...

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Pot Roast

Posted by Chuck Murray on Monday, March 5, 2012, In : Recipes 

Ingredients

  • 1 whole (4 To 5 Pounds) Chuck Roast
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 whole Onions
  • 6 whole Carrots (Up To 8 Carrots)
  • Salt To Taste
  • Pepper To Taste
  • 1 cup Red Wine (optional, You Can Use Beef Broth Instead)
  • 2 cups To 3 Cups Beef Stock
  • 3 sprigs Fresh Thyme, or more to taste
  • 3 sprigs Fresh Rosemary, or more to taste

Preparation Instructions

First and foremost, choose a nicely marbled piece of meat. This will enhance the flavor of your pot roast like nothing else. Generously sal...


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World’s Best Braised Cabbage

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Recipes 
by Molly Stevens

1 medium head green cabbage (about 2 pounds)
1 large yellow onion (about 8 ounces)
1 large carrot, cut into 1/4 inch rounds
1/4 cup chicken stock, homemade or store-bought, or water
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste

1-Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly oil a large gratin dish or a baking dish (9 by 13 inch works well).

2-Trimming the cabbage: Peel off and discard any bruised or ...


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Mexican Potato Omelette

Posted by on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, In : Recipes 
2 TBS olive oil

1 red skin potato, halved, and thinly sliced

3 garlic gloves

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Coarse salt and ground pepper

1 1/4 cups plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 2 tom.)

8 large eggs

1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

2 TBS cilantro

1/2 lime juice

1. Heat 1 tbs oil in 10-inch broiler proof skillet over

    med.-low heat. Add potato, cover and cook, stirring until

    golden brown and tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in garlic

    and all but 1 TB...


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