Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, halved and sliced thinly 1 head kale, washed, and thinly sliced salt to taste 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional) 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions Preheat a skillet over low heat. Add the oil and heat gently. Add the onion, stir to coat with oil, then saute for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. This slow cooking over … Continue reading Sautéed Kale and Sweet Vidalia

Easy Blooming Onion

The blooming onion is an impressive looking appetizer, and one that’s great to share. Follow this simple recipe on how to slice and fry a blooming onion. INGREDIENTS 1 large onion 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 dried/ground teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 eggs 1 cup milk DIRECTIONS Mix all dry ingredients together in one … Continue reading Easy Blooming Onion

Sweet Basil’s F1 Pyredoodles

Meet our…Pyredoodles! Suga is a full blooded solid white Great Pyrenees and Dash is a full blooded Parti colored Royal Standard Poodle. These F1 hybrid pups were born on February 5, and will be 9 weeks old on April 9.  Why breed for a Hybrid, you might ask? Because they’re the best of both worlds! We have worked on this particular Hybrid for almost three … Continue reading Sweet Basil’s F1 Pyredoodles

Irish Colcannon

Since we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the Irish- we are sharing our favorite “green” and Irish recipes using this week’s Market Basket ingredients. This recipe is sure to be a hit in your family- delicious plus gives homemade mashed potatoes an extra healthy boost!  Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) … Continue reading Irish Colcannon

Broccoli Squash Bake

  Ingredients 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups sliced yellow summer squash 1 egg 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard Dash cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli in butter for 3 minutes. Add squash. Cook 3 minutes longer or until the vegetables are crisp-tender. Transfer to a … Continue reading Broccoli Squash Bake

Pizza Baked Potatoes

PIZZA BAKED POTATOES   While you can most certianly put together a batch of these using any old pepperoni, I used the mini pepperoni and heard nothing but praise from my children.  Because the sauce is such a huge component to the flavor of this recipe, don’t go cheap.  Buy a can full of the really good stuff.  You’ll be glad you did. INGREDIENTS 3 … Continue reading Pizza Baked Potatoes

Grapefruit Brûlée

Oatmeal isn’t the only heart-friendly breakfast: Enjoying one grapefruit a day can help lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels by 15.5% and triglycerides by 27%, according to a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Grapefruit Brûlée “Top grapefruit slices with a little butter and brown sugar and run them under the broiler for an easy, healthy dessert.”Recipe By: EatingWell Test Kitchen Ingredients 3 large pink … Continue reading Grapefruit Brûlée

Un-stuffed Bell Peppers

INGREDIENTS  1.5 lbs browned ground beef 1/2 large sweet yellow onion or 1/4 red onion 2 medium green bell peppers 4 cloves fresh garlic (minced) 1 can of Rotel tomatoes 1 can of crushed tomatoes 2 cups cooked rice 1.5 cups shredded cheese ( I used mixed cheddar) INSTRUCTIONS Sauté onion , peppers, garlic in butter (olive oil works, too!) until softened and onions are clear. … Continue reading Un-stuffed Bell Peppers

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

MANGO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS WITH YOGURT DRESSING   Ingredients dressing 1/4 cups greek yogurt 2 1/2 ounces mango chutney (plus extra to serve) 1 tablespoon curry paste (yellow Thai) chicken (Mango) 1 chicken (per-cooked Rotisserie chicken skin removed, meat shredded) 1 mango (destoned, peeled, thinly sliced) 4 scallions or onions (finely diced) 1 head romaine lettuce (washed, leaves trimmed, cut into palm sized sections) 1/4 cups cilantro Directions  In a large bowl, toss chicken, mango and scallion together. Chill until required. To make the dressing: In … Continue reading Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Tangerine & Mango Salad

This salad is packed with Vitamin C, B’s potassium and magnesium… This is a very heart healthy recipe! Did you know that mango and tangerines are also great for your skin and hair? Ingredients 2 tangerine peeled and segmented 1 mango peeled, pitted, and diced 2 tbsp onion finely diced 1 tomato finely diced 2 tbsp cilantro chopped 1 tbsp mint leaves chopped 1 tbsp rosemary leaves chopped 1/2 tsp honey raw 1/2 lemon freshly juiced 1/4 tsp cumin ground (to taste) Himalayan pink salt … Continue reading Tangerine & Mango Salad