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Almonds Slow Roasted in Organic Garlic Olive Oil with Fresh Rosmary

Ingredients 1 pound fresh, whole almonds (about 3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoons of Leaning Ladder Garlic Olive Oil 2 teaspoons fine to medium sea salt – or to taste 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves as an optional garnish Instructions Preheat the oven to 300. Line a rimmed baking sheet […]

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Dark Chocolate Stuffed Blood Orange Agrumato Cream Buns

Ingredients 3 teaspoons active dry yeast 3 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/3 cup lukewarm cream or half & half 1/3 cup warm lukewarm water 2 large eggs 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup fresh blood orange agrumato olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh grated orange zest 16 – 1″ chunks of dark chocolate or […]

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Roasted Garlic with Robust Spanish Hojiblanca

Ingredients 7-9 firm, whole heads of garlic, with the stem end sliced off. (Do not slice the root end or the bulb may fall apart) 1/3 cup Fresh, Robust, High Poly, High Oleic, Low FFA extra virgin olive oil such as Ogliarola, Hojiblanca, California Organic Mission, etc.   Preheat the oven to 400. In a […]

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Grilled Thin Crust Pizza with Fresh Fava Bean Pesto & Arugula Salad with Gremolata Vinaigrette

Fresh Fava Bean & Goat Cheese Pesto 3 pounds fresh Fava bean pods 2 large garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup Favolosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/3 cup fresh goat cheese 1/4 cup really good quality Pecorino Romano Have a medium bowl of ice water […]

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Pastisio with California Arbosana Béchamel

Ingredients 1 pound dry ziti pasta 4 tablespoons California Arbosana EVOO 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese sea salt and pepper to taste 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons California Arbosana EVOO 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 pound lean ground lamb 1 cup crushed tomatoes 1/2 […]

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll

Vietnamese Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll  1 package clear edible rice paper sheets 1/2 lb U20 shrimp (cooked, peeled, deveined, halved) 1 bunch fresh cilantro leaves, washed and dried 1 bunch or bag of fresh baby spinach leaves (washed and dried) 1cucumber peeled and cut into very,very thin strips 1 carrot peeled and then shaved in […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Chèvre Ravioli with Shallots & Rosemary Caramelized in Organic Mission Olive Oil

For this application, you can buy fresh pasta sheets, or wonton wrappers if you want to cut out the step of making your own fresh pasta dough. Roasted Butternut Squash 1 small butternut squash cut in half lengthwise 1 tablespoon extremely fresh high phenol, high oleic, low FFA extra virgin olive oil Preheat the oven […]

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Cream of Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Tuscan Herb Olive Oil

Ingredients 2 – 28 oz. cans tomato puree 1/2 cup white wine 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 large red bell peppers, roasted, seeded, peeled and chopped, or one jar of roasted red peppers, drained & chopped 3 tablespoons Tuscan Herb Olive Oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced 4 large cloves garlic, minced […]

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