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Best Homefries Ever

2 Aug

Use your potatoes, onions and rosemary this week for a breakfast side that is bound to be a family favorite!

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INGREDIENTS

1 pound potatoes

3 small onions

2 sweet peppers

1/2 sprig of rosemary

1 clove garlic, minced

Olive oil

2 teaspoons paprika

Kosher salt and black pepper

 

SERVE IT UP

  1. Boil potatoes whole for 12-15 minutes the night before cooking (allowing 8 hours to cool).
  2. Cube potatoes into 1/4 inch cubes and sauté in a large skillet with 2 teaspoons olive oil until they begin to crisp, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Dice onions and peppers and add to skillet with 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  4. Add garlic, paprika, chopped rosemary, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook until potatoes are browned thoroughly.

 

 

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Roasted Sweet Pepper Spread

31 Jul

This recipe turns this weeks abundance of peppers into a household favorite that can be used to compliment sandwiches or as a snack dip!

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INGREDIENTS

1 pound sweet peppers

4 garlic cloves, roasted or sautéed

2 teaspoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

1/2 pound feta cheese, optional (can be replaced with additional 1/8 cup olive oil)

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, if desired

1/4 cup olive oil

HOW TO

  1. Roast the peppers by placing them on an open gas flame, turning them frequently with tongs until all sides are charred black, 7 to 10 minutes. Place aside to cool for about 15 minutes. Peel charred material, stems, and seeds from peppers and coarsely chop.
  2. Add garlic and peppers to a food processor and process until smooth. Add feta if desired.
  3. While processor is running, add olive oil, lemon juice, basil, pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Process until smooth.
  4. Use immediately or cool in refrigerator for later use.

FOOD FACT: It’s best to wrap peppers in paper bags and store in the refrigerator to keep their freshness.