Sweet Singing Chicken Salad

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We really enjoy a good chicken salad, especially as we head towards hotter weather. Our recipe was actually given to us by a professional Chef friend, and we are forever grateful. We have adjusted it a bit to our personal tastes, however the smoked almond addition was perfect. The smoky nuttiness works brilliantly with our […]

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Quick and Easy Coleslaw

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Any time we get a craving for Coleslaw, this recipe is our go-to fav! We use the angel hair cabbage in a bag from our grocer’s produce section to cut down most of the prep time needed for homemade coleslaw. All you need to do after that is shred one carrot, and thinly slice half […]

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Focaccia

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Focaccia is a wonderful Italian flatbread that is among the easiest of all breads to prepare. It makes a wonderful (and quickly made) accompaniment to a meal and is also great for sandwiches. The recipe makes one 11-x-17-inch flatbread, and you can add any toppings you like. We love adding roasted garlic, caramelized onions, tomatoes […]

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Spicy Grilled Beef Tenderloin

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We like to use a whole beef tenderloin for this delicious recipe, then cut it into thick slices like a filet mignon steak. We have made this recipe several times, and it is always a huge hit for dinner parties. Roasting the tomatoes brings out a sweetness that combines beautifully with the salty feta and […]

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Beet and Arugula Salad

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Earthy beet flavor meets peppery arugula and tangy goat cheese in this recipe. The combination creates a delicious taste experience in every bite. We created the vinaigrette for this salad using our Bellindora Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar. The beautiful herbal flavor in this vinaigrette is from our Salad Seasons with just enough added honey to take […]

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Green Apple and Cheddar Salad

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Crisp savory flavors rule this salad recipe that create really satisfying bites. The sharpness of aged cheddar and crisp tartness of green apple go very well together. Add everything else together and you get an amazing salad experience. Arugula provides a nice peppery nuttiness that works well with the other flavors. Roast pecans before adding […]

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Italian Inspired Salad

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We created this recipe with some of the same bold flavors that we love in Italian food. The bitter Radicchio lettuce nicely contrasts with the saltiness of green olives and parmesan cheese, and vinegar zing of the pepperoncini peppers. All of the salad ingredients work really well with the creamy balsamic dressing, using our Bellindora […]

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Jicama Salad

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Our Jicama Salad recipe is great to make as a side salad or main dish. The bright flavors are perfect for summer time when you feel like having a light meal. We use bitter greens that nicely balance the sweet notes of mango and carrots. The dressing for this salad is a refreshing Citrus Vinaigrette […]

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VSpicery’s Shallots N’ Pepper Fish Cakes

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I created this fish cake recipe from childhood memories of my Mom’s cod croquettes. She would form hers into small oval shaped cakes, but we wanted a little more fish on our plate. So, I decided to make a nice sized fish cake, about the size of a large crab cake. The mix is loose […]

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Garlic and Parsley Butter Shrimp

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This is a really simple recipe, but a great one to have on hand for spontaneous entertaining or to put a little surf with any turf. Gorgeous jumbo shrimp are smothered in an exquisite garlic and parsley butter and baked to perfection. This also makes a wonderful appetizer served with crostini or toasted bread. You […]

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