Tag: balsamic

Overnight Cherry Butter

Ingredients: 6 lbs cherries, pitted 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 cup water 1 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar Place all ingredients in a 4-quart slow cooker, pressing down to crush the cherries enough to be able to close the lid, if needed. Cook on high 2 hours. Mash […]

Triple Raspberry Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup seedless raspberry puree* 1/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1/2 cup olive oil pinch salt 1 cup whole raspberries for the icing: 1/4 cup seedless raspberry puree 1 […]

Velvety Beet Soup

Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 6 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and quartered 2 lb beets, peeled and quartered sea salt freshly ground black pepper to garnish: plain yogurt Directions: In a large pot, […]

Grapefruit Snap Pea Salad with a Honeyed Thyme-Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients: 1 ruby red grapefruit, supremed 1 lb sugar snap peas, lightly steamed 1/3 cup toasted pecans* 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion dressing: 1 tablespoon grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Turkish honey 1 sprig’s worth of thyme sea salt freshly ground black […]

Garlic-Anchovy Roasted Radicchio

Ingredients: 1 small head radicchio, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, oil, vinegar, anchovy paste, salt […]

Beet & Blue Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large beets, roasted 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese* 1/4 cup toasted pecans dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: Quarter beets. Place in a small bowl. Add cheese […]

Beet & Chèvre Dip

Ingredients: 24 oz peeled, cooked beets* 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 cup 2% (plain) Greek yogurt 5 1/2 oz fresh goat cheese (chèvre) 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon ground garlic 1 teaspoon dillweed 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika sea salt […]

Peach-Pepper-Cola Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 8 oz peach pepper jam (I used my peach fish pepper jam) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup chili sauce (like Heinz) 1/4 cup bourbon 1/4 cup Coca-Cola 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon pecan liquid smoke 1/2 teaspoon allspice sea salt freshly […]

(Yay, Spring!) Strawberry-Asparagus Salad

Ingredients: 1  lb steamed asparagus, cooled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2-3/4 lb strawberries, halved or quartered 3 hard-boiled eggs, cut into wedges for the dressing: 1 strawberry, mashed* 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ginger juice 1 teaspoon Dijon sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Italian Meatball Burgers with Grilled Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal 1 egg 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs 1 tablespoon minced basil 1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley 1 tablespoon minced oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/4 teaspoon […]