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Cutlets with Radicchio Salad

Posted by on Jan 22, 2020 in Castelfranco, Radicchio | 0 comments

Cutlets with Radicchio Salad

Nothing gives us sweeter memories than the smell of our grandma making cutlets. Birthday celebrations, special dinners at Mema’s (our grandma) or just classic Italian lunches with the family-cutlets were always a part of it. The recipe was passed down from our Noni and has become a favorite meal in our family. Being Italian, we also love our chicories and we’ve found that the two pair perfectly! This light yet flavorful salad is so fresh and easy to make and is perfect to enjoy with cutlets. Make this meal for your next...

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Pink Radicchio Salad

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020 in Pink Radicchio | 0 comments

Pink Radicchio Salad

Maybe we’re biased- but pink radicchio has to be one of the prettiest veggies out there! It’s beautiful blush pink color looks as pretty in a bowl as a bunch of roses looks in a vase. Not only is it appealing to the eye but it also has the same great flavor as traditional radicchio only slightly less bitter. With flavor and looks, pink radicchio could give the most basic salad a wow factor! For this pink radicchio salad, we’ve added pink radicchio, fennel, orange and avocado-a great mixture of textures and flavors....

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Puntarelle Salad

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Puntarelle, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Puntarelle Salad

When people see Puntarelle for the first time, their general response is “What in the world is that?!”. Not a common item on most Americans grocery list, Puntarelle is a Chicory that originates from Italy and is a common commodity one would see if strolling through a market in Rome! Apart of the dandelion family, the word “puntarelle” translates to “little tips” which is the part of the plant that is traditionally prepared. Not only does Puntarelle have a unique flavor but contains health benefits that help with digestion and general health....

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Fried Cardone

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Cardone | 0 comments

Fried Cardone

The holidays are a great time of year to spend special moments with loved ones and eat good food of course! For us, food has always been a huge part of our holiday season. On Christmas day, our Grandmothers kitchen is filled with family, laughter and lots of hands in the kitchen. A traditional dish for us and many Italians on Christmas is Fried Cardone . Once Cardone is cooked, frying is the easy part. This is a special appetizer or addition to your holiday spread! Mangia! Here is why we love fried Cardone: Seasonal: Cardone is available...

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Cardone

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Cardone | 0 comments

Cardone

Cardone is a vegetable you may have never heard of but should be added to your grocery list this winter season! Cardone, also known as Cardoon or Cardi, looks like overgrown celery but tastes like an artichoke heart (delicious!). Typical in the Italian culture, Cardone is the perfect addition to many different dishes or can be enjoyed baked or fried. Especially during the holidays, this delicacy is the perfect addition to your holiday menu! However before you bite into a stalk of Cardone, I would suggest prepping it because they have thorns...

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Thanksgiving Spread Round Up

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Spread Round Up

The weather is cooler, the leaves are falling and the days are shorter which means…its finally the start of the holiday season! Thanksgiving is a special time of year to share love with friends and family and we can’t think of a better way to share and show love than with food!  This time of year is a fantastic time to make all of those classic holiday dishes while also whipping up some new recipes as well. Year after year, we find ourselves making the same dishes for Thanksgiving however this year we wanted to try a new spin on some of our...

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Radicchio Pear Parsley Salad

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Radicchio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Radicchio Pear Parsley Salad

We’ve tasted a lot of radicchio salads in our days, but this one takes the prize! Appealing to the eyesFresh & light salad tasteEasy to prepare Any radicchio variety can be used in this salad. We used a combination between two different varieties, Verona & Bianco. Both are new items in our 2020 Winter Chicory line. Verona is similar to mainstream Chioggia but has less white veins & more color. Bianco is WHITE! Similar to our speckled Castelfranco but no speckles just white. This salad is a dime & so eye...

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Fennel-Sausage Stuffing

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Fennel, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fennel-Sausage Stuffing

Fennel is an incredible vegetable-not only does it add flavor to any dish but it contains so many health benefits as well. It is also extremely versatile- it can be added fresh to salads, grilled or baked and is the perfect touch to any recipe such as our Fennel-Sausage Stuffing below!

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Tuscan Kale and Butternut Squash Grain Salad

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Lacinato Kale, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Tuscan Kale and Butternut Squash Grain Salad

Tuscan Kale is one of the most favorite things we grow! We love Tuscan kale because it’s healthy and pairs well with other veggies like roasted Butternut to make a delicious comfort food dish. Light yet filling-this dish is the perfect mixture of flavor and fresh! This salad is the perfect side dish to bring to any Thanksgiving celebration. Can be served either warmed or cold. So healthy you can even enjoy a glass of wine 😉

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Fig & Nut Pie

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Figs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fig & Nut Pie

When you think fall you think, pumpkin, pear, apples, pomegranates and the list goes on. But some may forget about dried figs & nuts but do not fear we got you covered! This pie features both and is sure to be a crowd winner at your next event! Can you say homemade whipped cream? Yes, please.

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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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