Sauces & Marinades


December 18, 2017 Main Meals


Quick, easy and delicious crowd pleaser! That’s what you’ll get when you make enchiladas. We typically make them with chicken, but can certainly made using beef, pork, or only vegetables. We often use the a store bought enchilada sauce from Whole Foods, but we also enjoy a homemade sauce that it really easy to make. […]

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Meyer Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

June 12, 2017 Recipes


Mix things up tonight with this delicious dressing for your favorite salad. 2 large garlic cloves, minced very fine zest from one Meyer lemon 1/4 cup Meyer lemon juice (approx. 2 large lemons) 1 Tbsp whole grain Dijon mustard 1 tsp. honey 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. heavy cream Whisk together all ingredients except […]

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San Marzano “Quick” Salsa

September 2, 2015 Preparing

San Marzano Quick Salsa

Homemade salsa is one of our favorite recipes to make – and eat – all year round. When we don’t have garden fresh tomatoes on hand, we use a can of San Marzanos. This Tyler Florence recipe is an easy-to-make family favorite. 1 28-ounce can while San Marzano tomatoes, drained with liquid reserved. 1 small […]

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Pollo con Mojo Criollo (Chicken with Cuban marinade)

August 18, 2015 Featured Recipe


This delicious recipe is made with the Naranja Agria, a small bitter orange used in Latin American cooking – perfect for marinating meats. We enjoyed Yeni’s version at our homestay in Soroa, Cuba. She prepared marinated chicken for us, along with plate after plate of delicious food. 10-12 garlic cloves 1 cup cilantro 1 tsp […]

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Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto

May 4, 2015 Recipes

Avocados are packed with nutrients.

  The Hass Avocado is the most widely recognized avocado, with its oval shape and bumpy, dark green, almost purple skin. You know it is ready to eat when you give it a slight squeeze and it has a little give. 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 large ripe avocado 2 cloves garlic 2 […]

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Quick & Easy Turkey Stock

November 15, 2013 Recipes

A quick and easy homemade turkey stock, which can be made without starting from scratch Note: make double if following Salt Roasted Turkey recipe 8 cups low-salt organic chicken broth 2 celery stalks, or 1 leek (white and light green parts, cleaned) or small handful of lovage 2 scrubbed unpeeled carrots cut into large chunks […]

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Basil Pesto

October 1, 2013 Recipes


Quick, delicious and versatile, make this  basis pesto recipe and keep some in the fridge, or freezer for quick access. If storing, be sure to keep a layer of olive oil on the top to keep it fresh. 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1 cup fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley leaves 1/2 cup grated parmigiano-Reggiano 1/2 […]

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Chipotle Maple Citrus Watermelon Wings

June 18, 2013 Sauces & Marinades


We’re always up for a great new recipe for the grill, and this one uses one of our favorite summertime fruits, the watermelon. Grab your  chicken wings, crank up the grill and get glazing. Watermelon Glaze 2 cups watermelon puree Juice from 3 fresh lemons 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/2 cup maple syrup (can use […]

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Smoky Eggplant Tapenade

June 12, 2013 Sauces & Marinades


We love eggplant, we just don’t serve it very often. Here’s a great recipe that reminds us of how delicious eggplant really is. 1 medium to large eggplant (12 to 16 ounces) 2 tbsp olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, drained and rinsed ½ tsp […]

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Chicken Stock

June 11, 2013 Sauces & Marinades


Always handy to have on hand, this chicken stock recipe is easy to make, and pays off in the end when you want to make soups, sauces and stews, or for use when cooking rice or risotto. Once you start making chicken stock yourself, you’ll become comfortable changing up the recipe according to what you […]

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