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Radicchio & Goat Cheese Penne Pasta

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Radicchio | 0 comments

If you you couldn’t tell we love pasta! Try this delicious radicchio & goat cheese pasta for your next quick easy weeknight meal! PS don’t forget the wine ūüôā¬†   Print Penne with Radicchio & Goat Cheese Author: Francesca Marchini Ingredients 2 heads of Radicchio 1 garlic glove 1 medium shallot, dice 1 lb penne pasta 4 ounces goat cheese salt to taste olive oil Instructions Wash radicchio then quarter, cut 1/2-inch wide strips. Set aside 2 cups of the cut up radicchio. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta...

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Radicchio and Apple Salad

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Radicchio | 0 comments

Radicchio and Apple Salad

Who’s ready to kick the junk food after the holidays?! We know we are ready, so we’ve came prepared. This radicchio apple salad with parmasan cheese and croutons is where it’s at ūüôā If you’re really watching our macros or “clean eating” goals skip the croutons but the parsaman cheese does make this salad delicious as it pairs with the tangy Dijon vinaigrette. But the real question, are croutons really unhealthy if they are homemade?¬† We used a combo of castelfranco & radicchio but feel free to use any...

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Radicchio Fennel and Pomegranate Salad

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Castelfranco, Fennel, Radicchio | 0 comments

Radicchio Fennel and Pomegranate Salad

This is by far our favorite salad for your next holiday gathering. The green lettuce with the pop of the radicchio & pomegranates color with sweet fennel are a match made in heaven! We love bringing this to holiday potlucks to brighten up the spread and give a healthy option with tons of favor!¬†   Our favorite part homemade: Croutons Candied nuts If you’re short on time you can buy these items but they are so worth making at home & you if you have time to prep you can make a day ahead.¬†     If you’re looking...

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Fig Galette with Mascarpone Cheese

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Figs | 0 comments

Fig Galette with Mascarpone Cheese

When we made our first fig galette and took our iPhone image quickly, we clearly underestimated the LOVE our followers have for fig recipes… so quickly posted the recipe and our lovely iPhone image.¬†   Enjoy ūüôā¬†   Print Fig Galette with Mascarpone Cheese Don’t have time for a pie but want to use baked for dessert?! Then a galette is the thing to make: fast, beautiful presentation, and just the right amount of sweetness! Ingredients Dough 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks unsalted...

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Roasted Radicchio & Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Roasted Radicchio & Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted radicchio and brussel sprouts with bacon is a side dish that won’t last long. The sweetness of the roasted brussel sprouts & radicchio paired with the fattiness of bacon is delish! We served this side at our last Thanksgiving and this dish was the first to disappear!¬† One note to make with this recipe is brussel sprouts and bacon take longer to roast than radicchio. So you gotta pull the pan out half ways through to add radicchio. It’s worth it and everything be we roasted perfectly!¬† Step 1 Cook brussel sprouts &...

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Grilled Treviso with Roasted Corn

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Treviso, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Grilled Treviso with Roasted Corn

Grilled treviso and roasted corn salad is the best summer salad you could ask for, hands down! Grilling your salad does take one additional step but it’s so worth it and yummy!!! Don’t have treviso? It’s okay, sub with¬†romaine in a pinch, but you won’t get the vibrant color like treviso. If you don’t have a grill or stove top, you can always use an oven like in our roasted radicchio & arugula salad¬† Print Grilled Treviso with Roasted Corn Nothing says a summer like a grilled Treviso & roasted corn salad!...

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Fig Butter with Goat Cheese Appetizer

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Figs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fig Butter with Goat Cheese Appetizer

What a better way to celebrate a dinner party than with¬†Fig Butter! It’s so easy and elevates any charcuterie board or appetizer spread. But let’s not just limit this fig butter to appetizer, you can definitely spread some on your morning toast or PB&J (peanut butter and jam) sandwiches. If you’re looking for more fig jam/ butter recipes check out these¬†¬† Oh my word… Honey, Pistachos, Goats Cheese, & Figs¬† Time to dig in and let the crowds enjoy   This fig Butter Recipe is adapted from Deeply Rooted...

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Black Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Figs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Black Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar

We are obsessed with balsamic vinegar and when figs are add, it’s like heaven in jar. We recommend using this fig balsamic for drizzling over:¬† Green salads (with radicchio of course)¬† Summer caprese salads¬† Grilled Chicken This recipe is so simple and easy but does require figs to be simmered. We prefer to cook our fig balsamic to bring out the fig flavors in the balsamic. If you don’t have time or don’t want dishes to clean, try this fig vinaigrette with fresh figs.¬† simmered for 15 minutes ūüôā¬† Now that’s just...

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Black Mission Fig Crisp

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Figs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Black Mission Fig Crisp

Let’s get figgy wit’ it because when figs are in, they are in! This fig crisp makes summer even sweeter! The figs texture becomes jammy when baked and this recipes is the perfect amount of sweetness (you can even add a scoop of ice cream if you’re feeling it).¬†¬†   Why we love fig season When figs are in season (August/ September) most of your typical summer fruits are winding down like stone fruit & berries The most flavorful figs are figs harvested in season¬† Figs bring out emotions and bring back some great...

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Simple Agretto

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Agretto, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Simple Agretto

Agretto/ Agretti, also known as Monk’s Beard, is an Italian spring green that is very popular in Tuscany. This strange plant resembled chives but don’t let that fool you, it taste nothing like chives.¬† Fun fact about agretto, in the¬†middle ages, the plant was pur√©ed into a juice and drank or poured directly on open wounds to heel infections and bee stings.¬† Here is the low-down on agretto:¬† Scientific name is Salsola Soda and it‚Äôs an Italian spring green that germinates in the cold and then grows during the spring.¬† Availability...

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Radicchio Risotto

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Radicchio Risotto

Who doesn’t love a warm creamy filling risotto?! This radicchio risotto recipe is by far our favorite! And did we mention you can cook with either white or red wine?! There is one visual difference with switching up the wine, can you guess what is it… The risotto will be a more vibrant purple if you cook with red wine, kind of fun right?! If you want to learn more about cooking with different wines, check out this fun article by Wine Enthusiast Don’t have radicchio? It’s okay just sub for Treviso or Tradivo if you can...

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Cardone Meatball Soup

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Cardone, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cardone Meatball Soup

Cardone Meatball soup is one of my all time favorites soups for two reasons:¬† Cardone is a vegetable that isn’t normally added in soups and when it is, it add a totally different texture and flavor.¬†If you need help preparing your cardone see this post of Cardone Prep.¬† HOMEMADE meatballs! That’s it.¬† Also, if you can serve it with a crusty bread please do! This bread is from Golden Seaf¬†and is the best in Monterey Area!¬† Print Cardone Meatball Soup Author: Francesca Marchini Ingredients 1¬†pound ground turkey 2¬†garlic cloves,...

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