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Fennel 3 Ways

Fennel 3 Ways

This recipe is adapted from Sunset Magazine, one of my favorites for great meals. It uses the fronds, bulb, and seeds of fennel...and the slaw is the best part! So bright and refreshing and would also go great with fish tacos, grilled chicken, or country BBQ.INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds  1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided  3/4 teaspoon pepper, divided  4 cod (or halibut) fillets, each about 6 oz. and 1/2 in. thick  1 medium fennel bulb with a lot of feathery greens attached  5 cups very thinly sliced Napa cabbage (from a 1-lb. cabbage)  5 tablespoons Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided  Zest of 1 lemon  3 tablespoons lemon...

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Truffled Mac & Cheese

Truffled Mac & Cheese

The ULTIMATE comfort food! This recipe is pretty simple and doesn't require a whole lot of prep or time. Of course, if you don't have Truffle oil or Truffle salt, you can still make this, but the Truffle is the icing on the cake!Ingredients:3Tbsp Butter3Tbsp Flour2-3 Cups milk (I use whole, but 1-2% will work)1-2 Cups grated cheese (Sharp cheddar & Pecorino/Parmesan)1tsp Thyme1tsp Black Truffle Salt (or to taste)1Tbsp White Truffle extra virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling over top8oz Pasta (Rotini, Penne, or your favorite)Extra parm for topping Directions:Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and continuoulsy whisk until bubbly and...

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Sesame Ginger and Cucumber Soba Noodles

Sesame Ginger and Cucumber Soba Noodles

Great recipe for the upcoming summer months! Refreshing, yet savory and filling. INGREDIENTS:8 oz Soba Noodles (about 2 bundles)1 large Cucumber1 bunch Green Onions chopped1/3 cup Tahini2 tbsp Rice Vinegar1 tbsp fresh grated Ginger1 tbsp Miso2 tsp Soy Sauce or Tamari1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oilhandful fresh Cilantro choppedpinch or more of Red Chili Pepper flakes1/3-1/2 cup waterSesame seeds for garnishSea salt to tasteINSTRUCTIONS: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook the soba noodles until al dente, according to package directions (do not overcook them!). Drain and rinse under cold water. Use a knife to slice the cucumber into...

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