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Category: Vegetarian

Red Pickled Onions

Pickled Red Onions

A quick recipe that will add tang, crunch and gorgeous color to so many dishes. These pickled red onions are made of a few basic ingredients that you probably have in your cupboard right now and can be thrown together in about 10 minutes plus a few minutes of marinating.

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Fresh Mango Salsa ingredients in a bowl

Fresh Mango Salsa

Just to let you know… once you taste this, you won’t be able to stop! When I make this Fresh Mango Salsa, I usually double or triple the recipe because it lasts for 2 days and will liven anything that you throw it on. Check out this Roasted Halibut recipe

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Arugula, Peach Salad with Mozzarella

Arugula, Peach and Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Okay, here’s the deal. To make great tasting food you need the best, freshest ingredients you can find. Particularly when it comes to fruits and vegetables, you want to buy produce that is in season and organic if possible. This Arugula, Peach and Mozzarella Salad is the perfect example of

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Fattoush Salad with Sumac

Fattoush Salad with Zatar Dressing

I had my first Fattoush Salad at a little restaurant in Silver Lake with my sister Michele and we both fell in love with it! It is a classic Lebanese salad featuring the spice sumac. Sumac is a large bush, native to the middle east which has red berries that are

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Bowl of Lemon Risotto with Scallions, English Peas, Basil and Parmesan

Lemon Risotto with Scallions and Basil

A lovely Lemon Risotto with scallions, basil and English peas is much lighter than your usual risotto. As with all risotto recipes, it is easy to prepare and a simple a process, on the other hand, it takes a bit of patience because you will have to stay nearby to

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Zesty Farro Grain Bowl with Crispy Shallots

Zesty Farro Bowl with Crispy Shallots

  A delicious bowl full of grains, greens and super lemony dressing. This Zesty Farro Bowl with Crispy Shallots hits the spot if you are looking for something light and healthy, vegan or vegetarian or you just want a great side dish! Oh and I almost forgot, the fried crispy

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

They may not be pretty but I did my best to make these Crispy Smashed Potatoes look as good as they taste. Twice-baked Yukon Gold potatoes are baked, smashed then slathered with olive oil, salt and pepper then baked again. My husband loves potatoes so I am always looking for

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Orecchiette Pasta with Rapini

Orecchiette Pasta with Rapini

If you like pasta, you will love this Orecchiette Pasta with Rapini. Tiny little ear shaped pasta shells that when cooked al dente, are very chewy and catch all the little bits of sauce that they are cooked with. In this case, I have made a simple Italian preparation including

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Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Romesco

This Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Romesco is the one I mentioned on the Grilled Vegetables with Romesco recipe. It is quick, healthy, full of vegetables, filling and satisfying. Nothing makes me happier than a refrigerator full of good leftovers that I can throw together for a quick lunch or dinner with

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Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco

Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco

When I look at a platter of grilled vegetables it is as if I am looking at a reflection of summer – grilling, outdoor life and light clean meals. This Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco is one of those dishes that goes with everything and looks so beautiful on the

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Introducing a collaboration between
Culver City Farmers Market
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In my weekly visits to the market,
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bread and cheese vendors to see
what’s new and what’s in season.
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and experiment with
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