Category Archives: Recipes

Making Food Fun for the Whole Family

How to Bring The Mediterranean Diet to Your Table TheMediterranean Diet is everywhere. Its health benefits are making headlines from coast to coast and cooks everywhere are incorporating it into creative and fun recipes. But the Mediterranean Diet is not … Continue reading

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Fun Finds: Specialty Produce

Sara’s has an extensive selection of produce from around the world. This month’s fun finds explores some interesting uses and unique recipes for some of these fascinating fruits. What is your favorite fruit from Sara’s? Comment here, facebook or on … Continue reading

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Cook Your Garlic Until It’s Black

A drizzle of homemade garlic oil can boost almost any dish. Hot 10 pick Luce chef John Willis taught us to saute the cloves until they turn black (yes, black) for maximum infusion. Using a 3:1 ratio of vegetable oil … Continue reading

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Helen Kopp’s Simple Tomato Sauce

Roma tomatoes and heirloom varieties that have more meat to juice are good for making sauces. Kopp recommends following this recipe if you are going to simmer a sauce for 30 minutes to an hour. “Once you’ve made this tomato … Continue reading

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Pan-Charred Fresh Chickpeas

1. Pick over the chickpeas, discarding any damaged, wilted, or yellowed pods. 2. Heat a cast iron skillet or over heavy frying pan or sauté pan over high heat. Let it get hot. Very hot. 3. Add chickpeas, as many … Continue reading

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MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA SALAD WITH LEMON-HERB DRESSING

2 c. cooked chickpeas 1 recipe Lemon-Herb dressing for marinade 1 med. green pepper, cut in strips 1/4 c. chopped sweet onion 2 med. sized ripe tomatoes, cut in thin wedges, or 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tbsp. chopped parsley … Continue reading

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Sunflower and Apricot Energy Balls

Ingredients 1 cup sunflower seeds 0.67 cup quick oats 100 g apricot 2 tablespoons honey 0.33 cup orange juice 1 to taste desiccated coconut Use imperial measurements Method Place all the ingredients in a food processor (minus extra coconut for … Continue reading

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