Archive For August, 2009

Raspberry, Avocado and Mango Salad

1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, divided1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1/4 cup red-wine vinegar1 small clove garlic, coarsely chopped1/4 teaspoon sea salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper8 cups mixed salad greens1 ripe mango, diced1 small ripe avocado, diced1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion1/4 cup chopped raw hazelnuts or sliced raw almonds 1.)  Dressing: Puree 1/2 cup raspberries,…

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How To: Homemade Beef Stock

I want to share my recipe for beef stock.  It is something so simple to have on hand for an array of recipes.  We purchased a quarter of a cow for the first time a few months back.  With it, we were given all the leftover bones wrapped up and have had them in the…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Wouldn’t you agree that summer demands that you eat watermelon?  Enjoying watermelon slices saturated with sweetness on a heat-drenched summer day — YES!  Its juicy nature and bright color make it a natural HIT to any outdoor barbecue.  I thought of this recipe while grilling up peaches and plums on the grill one night for…

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