Tuscan-Styled Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients: • 18 spears (1 lb.) grilled asparagus • 1/2 c. prepared Traditional Balsamic-Garlic Oil • 12 slices crusty sourdough bread • 12 slices (6 oz.) fontina cheese • 12 slices (8 oz.) fresh mozzarella cheese • 1 c. (1 oz.) fresh basil leaves • 1 c. (6 oz.) roasted red pepper pieces • 12 […]

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Pork Chops with Apple Reduction

Ingredients: • 4 Tbs. all-purpose flour, divided • 4 4-oz. boneless, center-cut loin pork chops • Cooking spray • 1/3 c. minced shallots (about 2) • 2 tsp. minced garlic • 2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped • 1/4 c. Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar • 1/4 tsp. Sel Gris sea salt • 1/4 tsp. black pepper […]

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Porcini Risotto

Ingredients: • 2 c. porcini mushrooms • 2 Tbs. Koroneiki Olive Oil • 1 medium white onion, minced • 8 c. chicken stock—low sodium • 2 c. Acquerello Carnaroli or Arborio rice • 1/2 c. dry white wine • 2 Tbs. Porcini Olive Oil • 1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan cheese • Salt and fresh […]

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Salad with Roasted Onion & Blue Cheese

INGREDIENTS: Mixed baby greens 1 endive, finely sliced 2 Tbs. dried cherries 1 apple, sliced 3/4 c. Roasted Onion Olive Oil 3 Tbs. Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tsp. maple syrup Bleu cheese crumbles Toasted almonds   PREPARATION:  In bowl, whisk vinegar, lemon zest, and syrup. Slowly whisk in olive oil, […]

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Summer Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients: 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/4 cup Persian Lime Olive Oil 1/2 cup Coconut Balsamic Vinegar 6 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped Juice of 2 limes 1/2 tsp Himalayan Salt 1/4 tsp white pepper 1/2 lb. Orzo   Preparation: Combine 1/2 cup oil, 1/4 cup vinegar, garlic, cilantro, lime juice in […]

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Shrimp with Pommery Mustard Sauce

Ingredients: 1 Tbs. Pommery Mustard with Green Peppercorn 2 oz. unsalted butter 2 Tbs. chardonnay 1 shallot, finely diced 1/2 c. heavy cream 6 shrimp 1 tsp. California brandy Preparation:  Saute shallot in a small pan with chardonnay. Add 2 oz. butter, when thickened, add Pommery Mustard with Green Peppercorn and heavy cream. Set aside. […]

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Pasta with Basil & Tomatoes

Ingredients: • 1/2 lb. dried Orchiette pasta • 4 tomatoes (2 lbs.), diced and seeded OR *halved • cherry/grape tomatoes, unseeded • 1/2 c. fresh basil, julienned • 3 Tbs. chopped red onion • 3 Tbs. Tomato Olive Oil • 1 Tbs. White Balsamic Vinegar • 1 clove garlic, finely minced • 3/4 tsp. Sel […]

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