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Steak with Heirloom Tomato Salad

This requires ripe yellow, red and green tomatoes. A really good cut of steak is also a good idea. Steak with Heirloom Sliced Tomato Salad 1/2 lb steak per person Assortment of heirloom tomatoes sliced 1/4″ thick 6-12 basil leaves … Continue reading

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Fava Bean and Fennel Slaw

This is a fantastic salad that goes well with many grilled meats, fish especially. When choosing fava beans pick the youngest possible. If the beans are not bright green inside remove the white second shell as well. Fava and Fennel … Continue reading

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Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa

Here is a simple way to grill really fresh sea bass. Grilled Sea Bass with Corn Salsa for spice rub 1 lb sea bass fillet about 1 1/2″ thick at center 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 2 chili de arbols 1/4 … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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Salmon Poached in Tomato Broth

This recipe is a great way to take advantage of fresh tomatoes and was inspired by this recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers. A really good piece of salmon is key as well. Serve this with polenta or creamy grits. … Continue reading

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Roasted Whole Carrots

Here is a great way to use up some of the many carrots in the refrigerator after a pretty great harvest from the garden. Try to use carrots that are all the same size and length to even the cooking … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Vinaigrette

This is a very simple healthy salad dressing. It has to have ripe red grapefruit to taste right. Grapefruit Vinaigrette 2 tsp Dijon mustard 8 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tbsp fresh grapefruit juice 1/2 tsp minced garlic Whip … Continue reading

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