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Savory Honeynut Squash Soup

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Savory Honeynut Squash Soup

Honeynut is a beautiful little squash that's true to it's name - Sweet and nutty flavor, a little like roasted chestnuts and honey! Great for roasting and soup making. It has a creamy texture and it's easy to cook. Here's an idea! PREP TIME 15 mins COOK TIME 45 mins TOTAL TIME 1 hour   INGREDIENTS 2 large (1-pound each) Honeynut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 3 small parsnips, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces 4 large ribs celery, sliced into 1-inch pieces 1 large yellow onion, chopped 8 medium cloves garlic, peeled 6 sprigs thyme leaves,...

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Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary Recipe

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Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary Recipe

Heirloom tomatoes are naturally sweet and juicy, which make them perfect for Bloody Marys. Top with all your favorite garnishes for a heartier beverage, we like salty olives and savory bacon. Great for a weekend brunch or anytime really. INSTRUCTIONS In a large bowl, coarsely chop the tomatoes and toss them with the salt and sugar. Let sit for about 15-20 minutes to let the natural juices release. Pour mixture into a food processor or blender and purée until smooth, about 2 minutes. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer and press all the juice into a bowl using the...

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Greek Avocado Chicken Salad

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Greek Avocado Chicken Salad

    This Greek inspired salad is loaded with your usual Greek salad ingredients with the addition of avocado and grilled chicken. Adding freshly grilled and chopped chicken to salads takes them to the next level making it complete meal. Ingredients For the grilled chicken 2 medium skinless boneless chicken breasts pounded flat 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ⁄2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 garlic clove crushed in garlic press salt & pepper to taste For The Salad: 2 cup romaine lettuce chopped 1 avocado peeled pitted and chopped 1 cup cucumber chopped 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes cut in half...

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Perfect Skirt Steak

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Perfect Skirt Steak

The Skirt steak is one rarely seen on a dinner menu and for good  reason: It’s delicious and there’re few of them! Enjoy!!   There are really only two important steps to fantastic skirt steak, the first being grilling. The best skirt steaks I've had all come off a grill or an incredibly hot cast iron pan. Skirt steak loves, and needs, intense heat. Since it's a very long, flat steak, there's a lot of surface area to develop an outstanding crust, but this shouldn't be done at the expense of overcooking the inside, which is easy to do given the...

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Crispy Chicken Thighs

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Crispy Chicken Thighs

This is a great method for cooking a piece of chicken to get that amazing crispy outside, and juicy inside!  Roasting small beets, radishes and onions give the dish a whole other dimension.  And it’s EASY!   Preheat oven to 425F Wash and Pat DRY the skin-on chicken thighs Cut in large pieces: carrots, onions, beets, or radish Coat the chicken and veggies with some olive oil and seasonings ( I use salt, pepper and an all purpose organic herb mix) Place everything on a non-stick baking sheet, and into the oven Cook 30-40 minutes depending on size and quantity. The chicken should be...

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