Artichokes with Lemon Aioli Dip

INGREDIENTS 4 globe artichokes 2 lemons 1 recipe lemon aioli (see recipe) or any favorite vinaigrette DIRECTIONS Wash the artichokes to remove and grit between the leaves. Snap off the stems at the base, so the artichokes stand upright. Use kitchen shears to trim the tips of each leaf. Rub the cut leaves with lemon […]

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Cabbage & Bean Salad with Spicy Pesto Vinaigrette

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup red cabbage, shredded ½ cup carrots, grated 1 red pepper, sliced thin 1 orange pepper, sliced thin 1 cup sliced radishes 1 cup baby greens 1 red chili pepper (fresh) and chopped 2 cups cannellini beans ¼ cup champagne vinegar Juice and zest of one lemon ¼ cup olive oil […]

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Garden Salad with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cups mesclun mix 1 medium carrot, grated 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved ¼ cup pumpkin seeds Sweet Onion Vinaigrette (recipe follows) Directions In a large bowl toss together all the vegetables and dress to desired moisture content with the onion vinaigrette. Sweet Onion Vinaigrette Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 tablespoons caramelized […]

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Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Serves 4 Ingredients 8-12 heirloom tomatoes, various varieties 8-12 pieces seedless watermelon sliced ½ inch thick and in wedges 2 cups feta cheese, sliced in sticks or wedges 12 fresh basil leaves, chifonade White balsamic vinaigrette (recipe follows) Baby arugula (garnish) Directions On individual serving plates create a stacked salad using the heirloom tomatoes, watermelon […]

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Mixed Greens with Herbed Vinaigrette

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons canola oil (neutral flavor oil) 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 8 cups (about ½ […]

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Spring Greens & Fennel Salad with Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups spring greens 1 fennel bulb, sliced thin 3 tablespoons fresh dill leaves 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard 2 tablespoons honey 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt/pepper Directions In a large […]

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Strawberry Vinaigrette

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 2 strawberries, mashed 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped fine 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar ¼ cup almond oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Directions In a medium or small bowl whisk together all ingredients until smooth and emulsified. Toss together with salad or […]

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Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 tablespoons caramelized onions, chopped fine ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons whole grain mustard 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine Black pepper Directions Whisk together all ingredients until emulsified. Season with […]

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White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Makes 2 cups dressing Ingredients ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup blended oil (canola based) ½ shallot, minced Salt and pepper to taste (about ½ teaspoon of each) Directions In a medium bowl whisk together ingredients until well incorporated and emulsified, season with salt and pepper to taste. *Recipe property […]

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