Leslie’s Gazpacho

PRINT Author: Leslie (The Accidental Chef) Thomas Serves: 5 INGREDIENTS 3 just ripe tomatoes – finely chopped 2 stalks, celery – chopped thinly crosswise 1 leek (white part only) – halves & sliced thinly crosswise 1 large yellow or orange bell pepper – diced 1 large green bell pepper – diced 1 large cucumber –…

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Tomato and Nectarine Ceviche

PRINT Author: Leslie (The Accidental Chef) Thomas A wonderful light side dish for summertime. Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 2 large nectarines – thinly sliced or one-inch cubes 1/2 cup, fresh lime juice 1 cup, raw peas (fresh/frozen) 1 cup, raw corn kernels (fresh/frozen) 1 large orange or red bell pepper – finely julienned 1 pint, orange…

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Portobello Mushrooms

PRINT Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon, il Fustino Garlic extra virgin olive oil 1 bulb, shallot – minced 1 bag, fresh spinach 1 tablespoon, il Fustino extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon, chicken broth or vegetable broth fresh ground black pepper 2 cloves, fresh garlic 3 slices, Prosciutto – sliced thin and diced 1/4 cup,…

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Cucumber Balsamic Vinaigrette

PRINT This recipe is courtesy of Sam Edelman from the Santa Barbara Farmer’s Market. Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 medium, cucumber – peeled seeded and diced 1/2 cup, il Fustino Aged Balsamic Vinegar 1/3 cup, il Fustino Garlic Oil pinch, salt 1/2 cup, basil leaves – chopped 2 tablespoons, fresh parsley 2 tablespoons, fresh cilantro METHOD…

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Farfalle with Brie and Fresh Basil

PRINT Author: Jody Kirkley Incredibly easy. Can add a bit of Gorgonzola and some chopped walnuts for an extra bit of flavor. Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound, cornucopia or farfalle (bow tie) pasta – cooked al dente 1 pound, brie 2 cups, mini Heirloom tomatoes – whole, halved & squashed 1/2 cup, fresh basil –…

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Bruschetta

PRINT Author: Jody Kirkley Grilled Italian Bread Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 8 slices, Italian bread (a day or more old is better) – sliced 3/4″ thick 1 teaspoon, kosher salt 2 Roma tomatoes – seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons, il Fustino garlic olive oil METHOD You can prepare this over a grill, or under a…

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