Category: Recipes

Flank Steak with Chimichurri and Red Onion Rice

If you’re looking for a weeknight favorite, look no further than my Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Red Onion Rice. The entire meal comes together in less than 30 minutes and, with the help of a food processor, requires minimal effort but maxes out on flavor. read more

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Cherry Almond Crisp

Cherry Almond Crisp is a celebration of late summer cherries that are at peak sweetness during their short August season. The bubbling filling has both fresh cherries and dried tart cherries for a contrast of texture and flavor. The oat crumb topping is given extra crunch and subtle nuttiness from the addition of sliced almonds. read more

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Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tahini, a peanut butter-like spread made from ground sesame seeds, adds a subtle nutty flavor and slight chewiness to classic chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are packed with both semi-sweet and dark chocolate chips and given an addictive depth of flavor from the addition of creamy tahini. read more

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Cauliflower Tacos with Spicy Slaw

With mild flavor and malleable texture, cauliflower is an extremely versatile ingredient that can help make many recipes vegetarian-friendly. I give my classic tacos, typically made with pork, the vegetarian treatment by replacing the filling with crispy roasted cauliflower. read more

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Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

Banana Bread is one of those all-purpose recipes that works nicely as breakfast, a snack or as the answer to a nagging sweet tooth. My version of banana bread is definitely suitable for all three — and even decadent enough to be a stand-alone dessert. It is incredibly moist and loaded with dark chocolate chunks. It’s perfect to make in a pinch too. The batter comes together easily with just a few ingredients and bakes for just over an hour making the entire house smell amazing. Make a loaf today using your Farmer Owned ingredients and enjoy it all day! read more

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Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

Grilled corn, juicy tomatoes, and creamy avocado come together for this perfect summer-inspired salad. Charring the corn on the grill adds a delicate smokey flavor that pairs wonderfully with sweet, ripe cherry tomatoes and cooling avocado. read more

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Cherry Almond Petit Fours

Though diminutive in size, my Cherry Almond Petit Fours are big on flavor. The cake layers get a boost of sweetness from almond paste, and the cherry preserves add wonderful tartness. The shell encasing the cake is a smooth-as-silk white chocolate glaze that is finished with piped vanilla buttercream. read more

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Chicken Thighs with Fines Herbes Sauce

Chicken with Fines Herbes Sauce is a classic recipe from my time at culinary school. For me, it was the centerpiece of my second year practical examination, that tested skill, speed, and presentation. For home cooks, the speed and presentation aspects are easily accomplished. This tasty dish takes under an hour to put together and a mix of bright green herbs add flavor and flare to the sauce for easy presentation. read more

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Irish Apple Cake

Try my Irish Apple Cake for a sweet way to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day! The cake is loaded with juicy Granny Smith Apples and nicely spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. read more

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King Cake

No Mardi Gras celebration is complete without King Cake–a sweet dough circle stuffed with cream cheese, cinnamon, brown sugar and pecans. The King Cake is named for the three kings that presented gifts to read more

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