Cavatelli with Seared Squid, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Black Olives

4-6 servings Ingredients For the Cavatelli 1 pound all-purpose flour, or Italian OO flour 1 pound whole-milk ricotta, drained/hung in cheesecloth overnight 4 ounces semolina 3 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, freshly grated Water, just enough to make a firm dough For the Sauce 10½ ounces baby arugula, long stem ends removed 8 ripe plum tomatoes, […]

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Ensalada de Atun & Anchoas (Tuna and Anchovy Salad)

Recipe adapted from the Food of Spain cookbook by Vikki Harris Serves 6 INGREDIENTS ½ cup almonds ½ cup hazlenuts ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (Spanish) 6 cloves garlic 3 slices white bread, crusts removed, cut into quarters 2 roasted red peppers, deseeded and destemmed 4 tablespoo ns sherry vinegar (Spanish) Juice of 1 […]

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Eugene Sausage Pasta

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS Olive oil 6-8 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon dried fennel seeds 1-2 teaspoons dried red chili flakes 1 pound spicy Italian sausage 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped fine (flat leaf) 2 teaspoons salt 1 small can tomato sauce, 6 ounces 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced 1 cup heavy whipping […]

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Herbed Tapenade

Serves 15 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped ½ medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 yellow pepper, chopped fine 1 orange pepper, chopped fine 1 cup black olives, chopped fine 1 cup walnuts, chopped fine 1 small jar capers 3 small anchovy fillets 1 […]

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Lemon-Mint Striped Bass Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds striped bass fillets, cut into thin slivers or strips 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 2 lemons 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon orange zest ¼ cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, citrus flavor preferred 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced thin 1 cup black cured […]

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Roasted Heirloom Vegetable Ricotta Carrot Roulade with Black Olive Herbal Drizzle

Makes 20-30 Roulades Ingredients 3 medium heirloom summer squashes, chopped large 1 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved 2 medium red heirloom carrots, chopped large 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 medium red onion, peeled and quartered 6 cremini mushrooms, halved Olive oil Salt & pepper 4 large heirloom carrots 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon […]

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Spanish Seville Squid Cocktail

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned squid, sliced in rings 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest Olive oil ½ medium Spanish onion, sliced thin ½ cup red bell peppers, slices thin ½ cup orange bell peppers sliced thin 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (gold ones especially nice) 1 cup Spanish black olives, pitted […]

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Spicy Italian Sausage and Olive Linguini

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 3-4 links of spicy Italian sausage (taken out of casings) (recipe follows) 1½ cups parsley, chopped fine 1 cup black olives, sliced 1 (12 ounce) can plain tomato sauce 1¼ cup heavy whipping cream 1 pound […]

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