Category Archives: Appetizers

17 Feb

Heirloom Tomatoes with Spicy Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients 2 pounds assorted, ripe heirloom tomatoes,sliced 1/4″ thick   Cilantro Pesto 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stemmed, washed and dried 2 medium Garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 4 green onions, white portion only , chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribs discarded , chopped (optional) 1/3 cup fruity, fresh Tuscan herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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17 Feb

Fresh Arugula Pasta with Creamy Garlic-Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients Fresh Arugula Pasta Dough 1/2 cup fresh baby arugula 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1-1/2 cup fine semolina flour 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon Garlic olive oil   Combine the arugula and tablespoon of lemon juice in a blender or food processor and process until it forms a

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16 Feb

Roasted Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Infused Olive Oil

Ingredients 8 medium red new potatoes 1/2 cup garlic olive oil ( You could also substitiue with any non-infused UP EVOO or Chipotle Olive Oil, Gremolata Olive Oil, Harissa Olive Oil, or Mushroom Sage Olive Oil) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup grated cheddar (optional) or any other melting cheese of your choice fresh ground

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05 Apr

Shaved Fennel Salad with Milanese Gremolata

Ingredients 2 trimmed, thinly sliced fennel bulbs 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley 4 tablespoons Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt fresh ground pepper to taste 1/3 cup finely shaved Pecorino Romano 3 Cups mixed baby greens for presentation – optional   Instructions Place the shaved

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05 Apr

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup

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