Recipes

Grilled Chipotle-Serrano Rib-Eye

1/2 Cup Honey-Serrano Vinegar 1/2 Cup Chipotle Olive Oil 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 cloves Garlic, Minced fresh ground pepper to taste 4 – 8 to 10 oz. rib-eye steaks Combine the salt, vinegar, garlic, and pepper. Slowly whisk in the the chipotle olive oil. Place the steaks in a Zip-lock bag or in a …

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Chicken Saltimbocca… With Liberties

This is actually a mash-up of Chicken Saltimbocca and Chicken Piccata. 4 – boneless skinless, preferably free-range chicken breasts, butterflied and pounded to 1/4″ thick 4 pieces of thinly sliced provolone cheese 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves minced 1 tablespoon drained capers 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup white wine …

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Slow Roasted Golden Beet & Tangerine Salad Over Baby Arugula with Blue Cheese & Olio Nuovo-Citrus Vinaigrette

The sweet earthiness of the golden beets, along with the salty blue cheese, nutty arugula, tangy tangerines, and pungent olio nuovo olive oil make this salad a virtual party in your mouth.  Beyond that, the impeccably fresh seasonal ingredients are visually arresting, and resemble a ray of golden sunshine on the plate. Ingredients 4 cups …

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Chicken, Caramelized Onions, and Wild Mushrooms Over Pappardelle Sauced With A Creamy Bacon-Thyme-Balsamic Reduction

That’s quite a title, no?  You could just shorten the name of this dish to “Nom-Nom!”.  Other descriptors include, easy, elegant, comforting, and delicious. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds free-range, boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders. 4 thick strips smoked bacon, diced 1 large sweet onion sliced thin 8 oz. assorted wild mushrooms, sliced (cremini …

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Pan Roasted Roman Cauliflower with Caramelized Garlic, Red Pepper & Pecorino Over Handmade Pappardelle

Even without the “wow factor” of making your own fresh pasta, this simple, visually interesting dish has plenty of “wow” factor to go the flavor mile. Choosing the right extra virgin olive oil to use in this dish was crucial with so few ingredients involved.  The simple yet luxuriant sauce relies heavily on the olive …

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Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2" sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup …

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Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Glazed Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Cranberry-Pear Glazed Butternut Squash With Rosemary 1 – 2 pound butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced in to 1″ pieces (about 3 cups) 1/3 cup cranberry-pear white balsamic 1 tablespoon “sweet” fruity olive oil such as Australian Hojiblanca or Alfonso Arbequina 3″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stem and roughly chopped Sea salt & …

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Pomegranate Balsamic Glazed & Grilled Rib-Eye Steak

Oh yeah baby!  This recipe couldn’t be more simple or flavorful.  It also doesn’t hurt that rib-eye steak is an amazing cut of beef.  Due to its intrinsic marbling it’s also a forgiving cut even when slightly over cooked. Pomegranate Balsamic Grill Sauce 1/3 cup  Pomegranate Balsamic 1/4 cup Organic Garlic Olive Oil 1 Tbs. …

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