Appetizer

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Peach and Strawberry Bruschetta

By |2018-06-27T13:58:45-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Recipe courtesy of StrongerTogether.coop Chop peaches and strawberries more than the picture shows.  Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4-6 Simple and elegant, this mouthwatering twist on a traditional Italian appetizer is a cinch to make. It’s believed that bruschetta originated as a way for olive growers in Ancient Rome to sample their freshly [...]

Hemp Pesto

By |2018-06-07T16:26:25-05:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Pesto is traditionally made using pine nuts, however, many variations in ingredients are possible. A variety of nuts and seeds can be substituted for the pine nuts like walnuts, sunflower seeds and hemp seeds. In addition, a variety of greens can be substituted for the basil like kales and radish greens. If you even have [...]

Avocado Hummus

By |2018-05-07T12:40:12-05:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recipe shared by Becky Ringsby of Savor Specialty Chef Services in the Co-op Cooking Class "The Awesome Avocado." Makes 2 1/2 cups Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 1 can (1 1/2 cups) chickpeas 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. kosher salt Dash hot sauce such as [...]

Radish Cashew Dip

By |2018-04-13T13:02:51-05:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Recipe by Becky Ringsby of Savor Specialty Chef Services. Ingredients 1 lb. radishes 4 garlic scapes or about 6 large cloves of garlic 2 cups raw cashews 1 cup water 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste Serving options: crudités, crackers, pita points, or crackers. Directions Roughly chop radishes and garlic scapes or garlic [...]

Pumpkin Biscuits with Orange-Honey Butter

By |2017-11-17T10:35:51-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a delicious update for more traditional dinner rolls at your next holiday meal (or weeknight supper).  The primary reason that baking powder biscuits first became popular is because they mix together quickly and don’t need to rise before baking.   And since this recipe is a drop style biscuit it’s even easier - there’s [...]

Milton Creamery Cheese Ball

By |2017-10-19T11:21:34-05:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Accompanied by homemade crostini or an assortment of crackers along with veggies and a selection of olives, a cheese ball is great for any party and travels well too. Prairie Breeze is a delicious cheddar cheese with notes of parmesan. While this recipe includes it as a shredded cheese, it will take any cheese plate [...]

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread

By |2017-09-29T10:04:12-05:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Maytag is a blue cheese produced by Maytag Dairy Farms from the milk of prize-winning herd of Holstein cattle. In 1938, Iowa State University developed a new process for making blue cheese from homogenized cow's milk instead of the traditional sheep's milk.  The farm located outside Newton, Iowa has been making this handcrafted cheese since [...]

Ham and Snowfields Stromboli

By |2017-09-22T10:50:00-05:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes the ingredients in a recipe take the finished product to a new level.  Typically a Stromboli uses mozzarella cheese. Substituting Saxon Creamery's distinct Snowfields cheese makes a flavorful, memorable appetizer or light lunch. Saxon Homestead Farm focuses on growing lush grass pastures for their cows to graze. A variety of grasses and legumes in [...]

Beer-Battered Asparagus with Garlic Aoili

By |2017-05-31T13:16:26-05:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recipes provided by Becky Ringsby, Savor Specialty Chef Services. Beer-Batter 1 ½ c all-purpose flour ½ c cornstarch 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 (12-oz) bottle of beer Oil for frying Vegetables or fish of choice, cut to desired size In a deep pot, pour a 1 1/2- inch layer of oil. [...]

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