Caponata

PRINT Author: Jim Kirkley from original recipe by Leonardo Curti Mixed Vegetables marinated and sauteed topped with grilled Shrimp, Fish or Chicken Serve warm or at room temperature. Top with a splash of olive oil and caper berries. Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant – peeled and cut in 1″ cubes 3 stalks, celery – peeled…

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Caesar Salad

PRINT Author: James Kirkley From Renzo’s restaurant in Campbell, CA Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 heads, Romaine lettuce 1 egg 1 teaspoon, Dijon-style mustard 2 teaspoons, worcestershire sauce 1 clove, garlic 6 each, anchovy fillets 1/3 cup, extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon, kosher salt ground pepper – to taste 1/2 lemon 2 tablespoons, white wine…

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Cacciuccoi (Fisherman’s Soup)

PRINT Similar to Ciaoppino, this is a informal mixture of seafoods, tomatoes and a wine sauce – quick and delicious Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon, extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon, butter 1 large, onion – coarsely chopped 1/2 cup, celery – chopped 6 cloves, garlic – minced 2 cans 14 oz., diced tomatoes 2 sprigs,…

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Butter Leaf Lettuce and with Tarragon Vinaigrette

PRINT Author: Paulette Lambert Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon, sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon, shallot – minced 1/2 teaspoon, dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon, salt 1/4 teaspoon, pepper 1 tablespoon, il Fustino Arbequina EVOO 1 tablespoon, water 2 teaspoons, fresh tarragon – finely chopped 1 head, butter lettuce – core removed and torn in bite-sized pieces 1…

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Butter Beans with Red Onion

PRINT Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 15 1/2 ounce can 1, butter beans – drained 1/2 red onion – diced fine 1/2 cup, il Fustino Olio Nuovo olive oil or your favorite olive oil salt and pepper – to taste METHOD Combine all ingredients and allow to set for one hour before serving. The beans can be…

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Basil Pomegranate Dressing

PRINT A variation on a theme from the standard Basil Salad Dressing, this one has a light fruity touch. Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1/2 teaspoon, kosher salt 1 teaspoon, garlic powder 2 teaspoons, basil – dry crushed 1/8 cup, extra virgin olive oil 1/8 cup, avocado oil 3 tablespoons, pomegranate vinegar METHOD Blend all ingredients together…

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