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Recipe: Pecan Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Great for Breakfast, Coffee in the Evenings or Thanksgiving morning! INGREDIENTS: For The Streusel, combine: 2 Cups pecan pieces 1 Cup packed light brown sugar ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 stick unsalted butter, melted (8 Tbsp.)                 For The Cake, combine: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup granulated […]

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Easy Balsamic Truffles

Print Easy Balsamic Truffles Author: Leaning Ladder Olive Oil Serves: 30-40 Ingredients Balsamic Ganache Truffles ½ Cup Steaming hot heavy cream 1 pinch of sea salt 8 ounces best quality dark chocolate in chip form, or chopped 3 tablespoons dark or white balsamic – my favorite options for this are: coconut, raspberry, apricot, tangerine strawberry, maple, […]

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Arancini Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Truffled Wild Mushroom Risotto & Arancini in Baby Arugula UP Pesto)

  Print Arancini Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Truffled Wild Mushroom Risotto & Arancini in Baby Arugula UP Pesto) Author: Leaning Ladder Olive Oil Ingredients Porcini/Shitake Mushroom Stock 5 cups water brought to a simmer 2 cups of a mixture of dried Porcini mushrooms and Shitake mushrooms broken in to pieces or coarsely chopped […]

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Empanadas

  Print Empanadas Author: Leaning Ladder Olive Oil Serves: 1 dozen Ingredients Olive Oil Pastry: 
1½ cups Whole Wheat Pastry Flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder ⅓ cup UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
3 to 4 tablespoons water Empanada Filling: 1 pound ground beef or turkey 
1 large yellow onion, finely minced 
2 cloves […]

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Oro Bailen Picual Dark Chocolate Pot De Creme With Blood Orange Agrumato Whipped Cream

Dark Chocolate Pot de Creme 12 ounces high-quality bittersweet chocolate chips (or chopped) 3 cups Half & Half 6 large egg yolks 8 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 cup Oro Bailen Picual 1/4 teaspoon salt Blood Orange Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon blood orange agrumato 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar […]

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Melgarejo Hojiblanca Tomato Basil Bechamel

This creamy bechamel sauce eschews the saturated fat of butter for vastly healthier UP Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil. However, that’s not the end of the story. Here I used the inimitable Hojiblanca from Melgarejo Estate in Spain, which brings a spectacular flavor to the otherwise bland canvas that is bechamel sauce. Pictured are Italian […]

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