Recipes

European Food Nov-Dec-46

Easy Homemade Hummus

Once you’ve had it, you’ll never go back to store-bought.   INGREDIENTS 1 15-ounce BPA-free can organic chickpeas 1/2 clove garlic, crushed (adjust...
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Fatoush Salad

This tart combination of colorful vegetables, fresh lemon juice, crispy pita chips, and savory sumac is a perfect partner for the whole grain dishes on our menu...
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Lentil Bulgur Pilaf

High protein health food isn't always about meat. In fact, this delicious dish contains 17 grams of protein per serving. In the Levant countries it is enjoyed a...
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Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Mint

Nearly every country in the region has its own variation on healthy, roasted vegetables, from the famous French ratatouille to this bright Syrian version. &n...
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Ginger Orange Sponge Cake

Do visions of sugarplums leave you with cravings for something sweet? ‘Tis the season for treats, so we’ve combined two of our favorite winter flavors, ginger a...
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Gorgonzola Green Beans and Mushrooms

This isn’t your aunt’s green bean casserole—it’s more decadent. And yet, somehow, we’ve managed to cut calories in all the right places to keep it flavorful and...
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Time Saver Turkey with Mixed Roots

Let’s cut down our turkey time and take a leaner approach, choosing our favorite pieces and roasting them to crispy perfection. We’ve placed our turkey on a col...
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b-Casual: Painter’s Palate

Tucked away in the corner of Sarasota’s downtown restaurant scene is a little gem called Painter’s Palate. We sat down with owner Marc Brediger to see what insp...
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On the Table: Grilled Pizza

We’ve got a fresh take on homemade pizza and salad: toss it on the grill! That’s right, no need for a stone oven in your backyard - all you need is a barbecue a...
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Shot Glass Salad

We love to play with our food and don't fret over strict recipes. Simply follow our flexible formula to a delightfully fresh bowl of crunchy vegetables and inte...