Tag: balsamic

(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 […]

Rachel’s Beet Ketchup

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb boiled or roasted, peeled beets, cooled and diced 1 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon ground lemon peel sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Dapple Dandy Pluot Ginger Thyme Balsamic Jam

Ingredients: 4 lb Dapple Dandy Pluot, de-stoned 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box powdered pectin 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 inch knob ginger, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh thyme 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Place the pluots into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar, ginger, […]

Smoked Trout Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced length-wise 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2/3 cup flaked smoked trout 1 1/2 teaspoons ground mustard 2 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Ingredients: In a medium bowl, mash together the egg yolk […]

Blueberry Balsamic Black Pepper Jam

Ingredients: 8-10 cups whole, picked over blueberries 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz. should be 2 little packets in the box) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2-1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Pour the berries into a bowl. Mash with a potato masher. Measure it out. […]

Grilled Asparagus & Mushrooms with Stilton

Ingredients: 1 lb asparagus, halved horizontally 8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved 3 oz Stilton, crumbled 1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Prep grill. Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl. […]

Blueberry Jam Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 8 oz blueberry jam 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup thick Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup chili sauce (lke Heinz) 1/4 cup rye or bourbon 1/3 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar (optional) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke […]

Fruity Pulled Chicken

Ingredients: 2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup chili sauce (like Heinz) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 oz orange jam 3/4 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 chipolte pepper in adobo 1 1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke 1 shallot, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced salt freshly […]