Gnocchi Verde (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings)

By | 2018-04-06T09:36:53+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Recipies|

Gnocchi Verde (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings) 4 tablespoons butter1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach (cooked, squeezed dry, and chopped)3/4 cup ricotta cheese2 eggs (lightly beaten)6 tablespoons flour3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan (divided, plus more for serving)3 1/2 teaspoon salt (divided)1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepperPinch ground nutmeg4 tablespoons melted butter (divided) Melt the butter in a large [...]

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Asian Vinaigrette with Seasoned Rice Vinegar

By | 2018-03-16T07:43:21+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Recipies|

Asian Vinaigrette with Seasoned Rice Vinegar This Asian vinaigrette is made with ​rice vinegar, ​soy sauce, ​sesame oil and fresh ginger.  1/4 cup cup seasoned rice vinegar1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce3/4 cup salad oil ((see note))2 tbsp sesame oil1/2 tbsp fresh ginger (grated)1/2 clove garlic (crushed)Dash Sriracha chili sauceBlack pepper (freshly ground, to taste) Place [...]

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Buttermilk Dill Salad Dressing

By | 2018-03-15T11:53:10+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: , |

Buttermilk Dill Salad Dressing This light yet creamy ranch-style dressing is perfect for the tender, young lettuces of spring and early summer. If you want to add some crunch, it's tasty with trimmed radishes or slices of cucumber, too—add them to a salad or serve the dressing as a dip. As long as you're using [...]

Blue Cheese Dressing

By | 2018-03-03T08:51:57+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: , |

  Blue Cheese Dressing 1 c mayonaise2 tbsp white vinegar1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce1/4 lb blue cheese (crumbled)1/2 c sour creamBlack pepper (freshly ground, to taste) In a glass bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and cheese.Adjust thickness by stirring in some of the cream. Season to taste with freshly ground black pepper. Chill thoroughly before [...]

Zuni Chicken

By | 2018-03-03T08:52:30+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

  Roast Chicken With Bread Salad & Arugula This dish—roast chicken on a bed of warm bread salad with wilted arugula, pine nuts, and currants—is the best known creation of San Francisco's famed Zuni Cafe. You can use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this dish, but the lack of ample pan juices will detract from the [...]

Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula

By | 2018-03-03T08:53:00+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

  Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula This grilled balsamic flank steak with tomatoes and arugula salad is an easy weeknight dinner solution –marinate the steak overnight with balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs, then fire up the grill and serve with a simple tossed arugula-tomato salad, on the table in less than 20 minutes! 1- [...]

Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing

By | 2018-03-03T08:53:49+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

  Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing Try this simple, flavorful salad dressing and you may never buy bottled dressing again. Lemon and garlic bring a lot of zing to plain lettuce but feel free to add whatever veggies you like.Note that this recipe makes enough vinaigrette-style dressing for 4 to 6 cups of lettuce or other salad [...]

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

By | 2018-03-03T08:56:10+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

Chicken Lettuce Wraps 3 tbsp oil2 boneless skinless chicken breasts1 c water chestnut2/3 c mushroom3 tbsp chopped onions1 tsp minced garlic4 -5 leaves iceberg lettuceSpecial Sauce:1/4 c sugar1/2 c water2 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp white vinegar2 tbsp ketchup1 tbsp lemon juice1/8 tsp sesame oil1/8 tsp chili oil1 tablespoon hot mustard2 tsp hot water1 -2 tsp red [...]

Braised Belgian Endives

By | 2018-03-03T08:54:31+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

  Braised Belgian Endives Slowly cooking Belgian endives in a bit of butter and lemon juice transforms these otherwise crispy bitter leaves into tender, luscious, almost sweet bundles. It's kitchen alchemy at its finest. These endives are fabulous alongside a classic roast chicken or with broiled fish.Note that there are two options below: cooking the endives [...]

Raw Food “Burrito”

By | 2018-03-03T08:58:50+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Recipies|Tags: |

Raw Food "Burrito" These raw food diet lettuce wraps have a hint of Mexican spiciness to them, hence the "burrito" simile. These wraps make a great entree for a raw food meal or a raw food potluck, and, because they're so easy and tasty, they're a great raw transitional food too. They're naturally gluten-free, of course [...]