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Cardone Chicory Salad

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in Cardone, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cardone Chicory Salad

We love chicories if you cannot tell by now. We love them because of the flavor, color, and texture that they add to any dish. Common, how pretty are chicory (radicchio & castelfranco) leaves leaves? BUT, we also love Cardone! This winter vegetable taste amazing (like an artichoke heart) and has a very short season, so when it’s in, it’s in! We cannot wait to share this salad we’ve prepared for this year’s holiday menu, you’d think it would be all bitter but with the vinaigrette it’s wonderful and...

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Fennel Citrus Salad

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Fennel | 0 comments

Fennel Citrus Salad

What do citrus & fennel have in common? They are both flavorful & in season during the same time. So they must pair well together! 🙂  On a slightly different note,  When Italians are in the kitchen they tend to stick to the basic and keep seasonality in mind. They do this because: Why complicate your life when cooking, you should enjoy the time you spend in the kitchen. Shopping for your meals in season not only gives you the best flavors but it also gives you more variety throughout the year. We love the classic Italian citrus &...

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Radicchio, Apple, & Celery Root Salad

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Radicchio, Apple, & Celery Root Salad

Making a simple slaw type salad at home is easy and can be more flavorful than store bought. This recipe includes, Granny Smith apples, celery root (which have you ever seen before?) and a homemade blue cheese dressing. When you add the bright vibrant color of radicchio, it attracts any taste buds. It’s perfect for a summer picnic or BBQ paired with main dishes like chicken. This salad is all of the above:  Crunchy  Tangy Refreshing  This salad is similar to slaw  so when prepping and chopping thing long thin slices. If serving a lot of...

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Roasted Fennel & Carrots

Posted by on Apr 9, 2019 in Fennel | 0 comments

Roasted Fennel & Carrots

Who says oven roasted vegetables are only for fall? We think spring time is a great time to roast veggies too. Classic spring vegetables are asparagus and artichokes, but let’s not forget the basics, carrots & fennel. The reason why we think this veggie combination is simple: spring carrots are crisp and flavorful & fresh fennel is refreshing and aromatic, it is a match made in heaven.  Why we love roasting veggies: easy prep easy clean up brings out delicious flavors that rich and warm This recipe doesn’t call for...

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Agretto Pasta with Burrata

Posted by on Apr 9, 2019 in Agretto | 0 comments

Agretto Pasta with Burrata

Agretto  is an Italian spring green that is popular in Italy. Most people in the United States don’t know what agretto is or what it taste like. Agretto is a type of coastal succulent plant that is an herb with a salty and refreshing flavor profile. This sea like flavor makes it pairs well with seafood such as salmon & clams. So  add some fresh fish to this pasta if you need a little bit more protein. Also, try as a simple side of agretto to pair with a fresh whole fish, find this recipe on our blog.  Agretto isn’t our largest...

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Radicchio Blood Orange Fennel & Beet Salad

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Fennel, Radicchio | 0 comments

Radicchio Blood Orange Fennel & Beet Salad

Radicchio Blood Orange Fennel & Beet Salad is a salad that will catch everyone’s attention. It’s bright colors of radicchio & beets are beautiful, blood orange citrus brings a little zing and fresh fennel adds that crunch factor! We love pairing this salad with a light white wine vinaigrette. Let the ingredients speak from them self. Blood oranges can be very seasonal and traditional in season for California in the winter months. If you’re local supermarket or famers market is out you can sub for regular orange but...

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Get Juiced with Radicchio

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Lacinato Kale, Radicchio | 0 comments

Get Juiced with Radicchio

Juicing has been all the rage the past couple of years from carrot to beets to kale and now Celery. So, we had to incorporate Radicchio 🙂 By adding radicchio to your juice… Nutrition wise, it just gets better with more antioxidant! And Flavor wise, it’s more tasty- not too sweet and with adding a bright color makes you think you’re drinking a morning cocktail! But why juicing? Juicing has been known to detoxify the body and help increase consumption of wide variety of fruits &  vegetables the help strengthen immune...

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Radicchio & Goat Cheese Penne Pasta

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

Radicchio & Goat Cheese Penne Pasta

Looking for a quick meal with tons of flavor. This pasta recipe with Radicchio & Goat Cheese is the one for you! Radicchio is by far our favorite addition in pastas and if you you couldn’t tell we love pasta too! Here our top reason w Forgiving- Measurements don’t have as precisehy.  Quick- While pasta boils, saute other ingredients to make/ make sauce Crowd pleaser-  who doesn’t love pasta? if so forget about them, you don’t need that type of negativity in your life.  Try this delicious radicchio & goat cheese...

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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 🙂 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 🙂    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! Scale 1x2x3x Ingredients Dough 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2...

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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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