Citrus Aioli

Makes approximately ½ cup Ingredients 3 cloves garlic Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 large egg yolk ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard Coarse sea salt ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon canola oil Freshly ground black pepper Directions Place garlic, lemon juice and zest, lime zest, egg […]

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 4 bananas 8 wooden skewers Parchment paper 80% dark organic chocolate bar Organic White chocolate bar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 pinch cayane pepper ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt ¼ cup walnuts, chopped Zest of 1 lime Zest of 1 orange ¼ teaspoon fresh nutmeg ¼ teaspoon fresh grated ginger Directions Cut […]

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Green Apple and Celery Salad with Walnuts and Lemon Vinaigrette

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 6 large or 8 medium celery stalks 1⁄3 cup roughly chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 teaspoons honey ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt or kosher salt 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Freshly milled black pepper 1 large Granny smith apple ¼ […]

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Herb Oven Baked Fries

Serves 15 INGREDIENTS 15 medium red, yellow and blue potatoes, cut into thin wedges 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt Pinch of cracked pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix potatoes, olive oil, and chives in a big mixing bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper. […]

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Massaman Thai Curry Paste / Gaeng Massaman

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 5 small fresh red chilies 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lime zest 2 […]

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Panko Crusted Asparagus Spears with Citrus Aioli

Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons citrus champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 bunches (about 12 pieces per) asparagus, ends trimmed 1 cup white Japanese-style breadcrumbs (Panko) Directions Preaheat oven to 450°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In […]

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Spicy Cherry Pretzel Knots

Makes 30 knots INGREDIENTS For the knots ½ cup warm water (105° to 115°F) 1¼ teaspoons active dry yeast ¼ cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons golden brown sugar (packed) ¾ teaspoon sugar 1½ teaspoons vegetable oil ¼ cup spicy mustard 1⁄3 cup dried cherries, chopped fine 2 cups bread flour 1½ teaspoons salt Nonstick vegetable oil […]

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Super Soak Herbal Skin Softener

Ingredients 1 cup fresh peppermint leaves ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup almond oil 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile the ingredients […]

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Thai Green Curry Paste / Gaeng Keow Wan

Makes 1 cup curry paste Ingredients 5-10 small fresh green chilies (10=HOT) 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 3 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons […]

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Thai Red Curry Paste / Gaeng Phet

Makes 1 cup curry paste Ingredients 5-10 small fresh red chilies (10=HOT) 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons […]

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Wild Leek and Dandelion Frittata with Goat Cheese

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ½ pound dandelion greens, ends trimmed 8 large eggs 8 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt or kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch wild leeks, ramps or large leek (white and tender greens only) thinly sliced and washed 1⁄8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes DIRECTIONS […]

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Winter Skin Refresher

Ingredients ½ cup dried chamomile ½ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoon orange zest ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup almond oil 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the oils. Lay the […]

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Winter Wind Down Lavender & Sage Bath

Ingredients ¼ cup lavender flowers, fresh or dried ½ cup fresh sage leaves ½ cup whole oats ¼ cup powdered milk 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt ¼ cup almond oil Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing the […]

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