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Cheddar Cheese Cornbread

Warm, spicy, ever so cheesy, and savory!! This cornbread is delicious by itself or accompanied by a steamy bowl of soup.Ingredients2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal2 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon kosher salt1 1/2 cups whole milk2 large eggs, lightly beaten1/2 cup Baklouti Green Chili Pepper Fused Olive Oil8 ounces sharp grated [...]

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Dairy Free Butter Olive Oil Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients:5 cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon salt2 packages rapid rise yeast 2 cups warm water¼ cup Butter infused olive oil2 large eggs2 tablespoons Butter infused olive oil1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)1/2 cup raisins (optional)½ cup brown sugar1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup Butter infused olive oil1/2 cup brown sugarDirections:In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm [...]

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Strawberry Granita

Ingredients:1 cup fresh strawberries3 cups ice cubes½ cup Strawberry dark balsamic vinegar1 Tbsp. agave nectarInstructions:Put all ingredients in food processor. Blend until smooth and all ingredients are mixed.Scoop into individual bowls and serve immediately.Recipe Provided by Linda Fitzgerald

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Cranberry Pear Glazed Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Ingredients:1 - 2 pound butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced in to 1" pieces (about 3 cups)1/3 cup Cranberry Pear white balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon "sweet" fruity Extra Virgin Olive Oil such as Hojiblanca or Arbequina3" sprig fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stem and roughly choppedSea salt & fresh cracked pepper to tasteDirections:Preheat the oven to 375. [...]

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Ricotta Basil Olive Oil Spread

This easy spread has an aioli-like consistency but uses no eggs. Instead, fresh part skim ricotta stands in lending a creamy-dreamy texture and richness.I chose to use Arbequina olive oil for this application. With it's grassy-herbaceousness, apple peel center, and healthy peppery finish, it served to cut the richness of the ricotta and [...]

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Cream of Roasted Pepper & Tomato Soup with Tuscan Herb Olive Oil

Ingredients:2 - 28 oz. cans tomato puree1/2 cup white wine 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 large red bell peppers, roasted, seeded, peeled and chopped, or one jar of roasted red peppers, drained & chopped3 tablespoons Tuscan Herb infused olive oil1 medium yellow onion, finely diced4 large cloves garlic, minced1 bunch fresh basil leaves washed, dried, & [...]

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Slow Roasted Golden Beet & Tangerine Salad Over Baby Arugula with Blue Cheese & Citrus Vinaigrette

The sweet earthiness of the golden beets, along with the salty blue cheese, nutty arugula, tangy tangerines, and pungent olive oil make this salad a virtual party in your mouth. Beyond that, the impeccably fresh seasonal ingredients are visually arresting, and resemble a ray of golden sunshine on the plate.Ingredients:4 cups baby arugula3 medium [...]

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Balsamic Glazed Ham Recipe

Ingredients:1 - bone-in skinless smoked ham, shank or butt end portion, 6-8 lbs.1 cup Maple dark balsamic vinegar or Cinnamon Pear dark balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons Dijon or grainy mustardDirections:Preheat the oven to 325 F. Line a large roasting pan with foil. With a sharp knife, score the fat all over the ham in a diamond pattern. [...]

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Red Wine & Vanilla Balsamic Poached Pears with Honey Cinnamon Mascarpone

For The Pears:4 medium, firm pears such as Bosc or D'Anjou peeled, cored and halvedA bottle of fruity red wine such as Malbec or Pinot1 cup Vanilla dark balsamic vinegar2 star anise1 cinnamon stick1 cup granulated sugarFor The Mascarpone:1 8oz. container mascarpone2 tablespoons heavy cream 3 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon ground cinnamonIn a medium, heavy saucepan mix the [...]

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Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients:4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges1/3 cup Cinnamon Pear dark balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons Butter infused olive oil3/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea saltDirections:Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of a half sheet jelly-roll pan. Thoroughly shake or whisk together the Cinnamon Pear dark balsamic [...]

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