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Garden Tomato Tart
1 head of garlic, roasted 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 store-bought refrigerated pie dough 10-12 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, shredded 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil…
Italian Potato Salad with Swiss Chard
Add a splash of color to potato salad by tossing in some fresh Swiss chard.
Honey Roasted Carrot Salad with Meyer Lemon and Herb Vinaigrette
Carrots and parsnips are made for each other in this side dish featuring a lemony sauce.
Olive-Oil Poached Shrimp with Cucumber and Radish Salad
The shrimp are essentially confitted, which is French cooking means that they are poached and temporarily preserved in fat.
Cheesy Barley Stuffed Mushrooms
These mushrooms make a colorful appetizer or a delicious side dish to meat. Shop for hull-less barley, which contains more of the original whole grain components than pearled barley.
Grilled Flatbread Pizza with Asparagus Pesto
Heat grill to high . Combine the asparagus, basil, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse a few times to coarsely chop….
Herb Cheese Puffs
These little puffs are light and airy, and wonderful as an hors d’oeuvre, or as an accompaniment to a soup, stew, or salad.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine all of the ingredients in a casserole and gently stir until thoroughly mixed. Bake for 40 minutes. Serve…
Mango-Black Bean-Green Onion Salsa
Combine all ingredients in medium bowl and season with salt and pepper. Let sit for 30 minutes before serving.
Cheese Dip Extraordinaire
Leave cheeses out of refrigerator for about 5 – 10 minutes Put all three ingrediants into a mixer until soft and well blended Serve with…
Bacon, Egg and Asparagus Personal Pizzas
A creative take on traditional pizza pies, this unique recipe features bacon, asparagus and eggs.
California Swiss and Cream Cheese Ball
In a large bowl, or in a food processor, combine the Cream Cheese, 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme), the pepper,…
Cilantro Lime Yogurt Dip
Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour for flavors to blend. Recipe courtesy of the California Milk…
Mediterranean Yogurt Dip
Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour for flavors to blend. Serve with sliced raw vegetables,…
Black Bean Salad
In a large bowl, combine the beans, corn, avacado, red onion, tomato and the salsa. Stir well. Chill overnight for best taste. Garnish with olives…