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Fennel Salad with oranges, dried cranberries and Red Wine Vinaigrette

All I could think of while eating this salad was how sweet and summery it tasted. 1 fennel bulb, fronds removed and chopped (will look like chopped cabbage) 1 orange, sliced and cut into squares 2 handful dried whole cranberries Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar … Continue reading

Lemony Arugula Salad with Crispy Polenta

We have salad with our dinner almost every day. I love arugula and the addition of the crispy polenta was delightful. Serves 4 4 ounces arugula 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil juice of 1/2 a lemon (about a tablespoon); for a more lemony flavor put 2 tablespoons cracked peppercorn 2 to 3 Tablespoons capers … Continue reading

Parmesan Pecan Crusted Mozzarella Salad

The mozzarella rounds are fried in a skillet so that they’re crisp on the outside and slightly melted on the inside. Serves 3-4. 1/2 cup prepared balsamic vinaigrette (1 part balsamic to 4 part olive oil, e.g. 1 teaspoon balsamic to 4 teaspoon olive oil) 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard (I used whole grain Dijon) 1 … Continue reading

Mashed Potato Quesadilla

Serves up to 4 | Wine to sip: Woodbridge 2010 Merlot by Robert Mondavi – I got a 1.5L bottle of this wine last week and it kept fresh for 3-4 days with a cork in the fridge. I had a lot of left over mashed potato. Quesadillas was an easy solution! Add a side … Continue reading

Organic Herb Salad with Avocado and Feta

Serves 4 3 ounces organic herb salad mix, rinsed 1/2 English cucumber, sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon Balsamic vinegar 2 ripe avocados, sliced crumbled Feta cracked peppercorns Optional: sunflower seeds, roasted and unsalted Toss herb salad mix, cucumber, oil, Balsamic. Top with avocado, feta and sunflower seeds. Sprinkle with cracked peppercorns … Continue reading

Skillet-Fried Wild Alaskan Cod w/ Dijon Mustard Sauce, Capers and Grapes

Serves up to 4 | Wine to sip while cooking: 2010 Charles Shaw Sauvignon Blanc 4 medium to large pieces of skinless wild cod or other white fish such as halibut. If frozen, thaw out first, then pat excess water with a napkin. 2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon Mustard 2 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons extra virgin … Continue reading

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