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Cooking Classics: Basil Vinaigrette

Cooking Classics The Technique Basil Vinaigrette Vinaigrettes with fresh seasonal herbs may be whisked together at a moments notice with pantry staples. Basil Vinaigrette is the ideal accompaniment to many summer salads that include produce & goodies ranging from vine ripened tomatoes & cucumbers to spinach leaves, quinoa & more. It’s also delicious when used as a […]

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Cooking Classics: Panzanella Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique  Panzanella Salad A Panzanella Salad is a classic bread based dish featuring seasonal summer vegetables such as vine ripened tomatoes, onions & cucumbers. A little bit of feta heightens the salad just so for an exceptional flavor enhancement. A homemade Multigrain Baguette enhances this particular formula which provides sound nutritional value […]

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The Basics: Sunsugar Tomatoes

Cooking Essentials The Profile  Sunsugar Tomatoes Sunsugar tomatoes, more scientifically known as Solanum Lycopersicum, are a lovely cherry tomato ideal for use in salads & appetizers. These small golden yellow little gems offer a sweet & tangy flavor that pairs well with cheese, nuts & more. One of the most valuable benefits is that the […]

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25 Summer-Fresh Recipes With Homegrown Tomatoes

Cooking Essentials The Profile 25 Summer-Fresh Recipes With Homegrown Tomatoes If you started a vegetable garden in the spring, you’re more than likely harvesting goodies daily for use in all sorts of delicious dishes. Homegrown tomatoes have long been coveted gems in the South as they may be added to everything from appetizers & salads […]

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The Basics: Citrus Reamer

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Citrus Reamer A citrus reamer is such a valuable tool in the kitchen as it may be used to extract a small or large amount of juice from fruits ranging from lemons & limes to tangerines, oranges & so much more. Although there are many sizes from which to […]

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Cooking Classics: Lemon-Herb Yogurt Dressing

Cooking Classics The Technique Lemon-Herb Yogurt Dressing Lemon-Herb Yogurt Dressing is a flavor blend that’s ideal to serve over lunchtime favorites ranging from Classic Chef Salad to a Classic Cobb Salad. It makes a great sauce for fried chicken tenders & a nice upgrade on a Club Sandwich in place of traditional mayonnaise. Yogurt is […]

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The Basics: Romaine Lettuce

Cooking Essentials The Technique Romaine Lettuce Romaine lettuce, also known as cos lettuce, is a heat tolerant variety grown on stalks. It adds wonderful texture to salads & sandwiches due to its crisp bite. Although many greens may be used, romaine lettuce is the traditional choice for making a Caesar salad & since its a sturdy […]

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Cooking Classics: Red Wine-Dijon Vinaigrette

Cooking Classics The Technique Red Wine-Dijon Vinaigrette Homemade salad dressings are simple to make at a moments notice with many pantry staples including oil, vinegar, salt, pepper & sugar. Add a bit of garlic & fresh herbs, if you please, & the flavor elevates instantly. Red Wine-Dijon Vinaigrette is no exception & it’s a wonderful […]

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