Recipe by Trevett Hooper Vinaigrettes are great any time of year, but they are especially useful in the summer when there is so much wonderful local produce to enjoy. Making vinaigrette from scratch is very easy, economical, and opens the door to many possibilities in the kitchen.Basic Vinaigrette - - minced shallot, red wine vinegar [...]
Lentils have been a mainstay of vegetarian cooking for many years, and the EEFC Cafe is no exception. The recipe for our lentil burgers is often requested by members. Whether you are making these tasty burgers at home, or grabbing one at the food bar or from the deli case, lentils are a great source of fiber, protein, iron, as well folate and niacin. Enjoy!
This grilled pineapple salsa is a satisfying combination of sweet, smokey, spicy and fresh.
Honey Mustard Dressing - An easy gluten-free, dairy-free dressing that is delicious on almost anything! Try it on fresh salad greens, pasta salad, and grilled chicken, or use it as a dip. It takes only minutes to make. - local honey, mustard (whole grain or Dijon ), Herbs de Provence or Garlic Ginger Salt (optional), [...]
This is an easy salsa recipe that is different from your typical salsas. The sweetness of the mango and the spiciness of the serrano is a great combination.Mango Tomato Salsa - - small mangoes (peeled and diced), small tomatoes (diced), ½ red onion (diced), serrano chile (seeded and diced), garlic (minced), fresh cilantro leaves (coarsely [...]
Garlic Scape Pesto - - garlic scapes (chopped), hemp hearts, raw cashews (soaked at least 4 hours), olive oil, Juice of one lemon, Place cashews and hemp hearts in a food processor to blend.; Add scapes and lemon juice, processing until well blended. ; Slowly pour in olive oil.; Serve on crackers, bread, pasta or [...]
Creamy and full of fresh flavor, this cool, refreshing dip is a great way to use fresh garden cucumbers. Serve with pita, bread, crackers or chips! Enjoy! Cucumber Dip - - sour cream, green onions (chopped), garlic (minced), tablespoons fresh dill (Reserve 1 Tbsp to sprinkle on top of dip.), freshly squeezed lemon juice, [...]
Garlic Lover’s Pasta - - lb. cooked fusilli (farfalle or elbow pasta), frozen peas (thawed), Parmesan cheese (shredded), parsley (minced), Dressing: mayonnaise, buttermilk, lemon juice, thyme, Tablespoon garlic (fresh, minced), salt, cayenne pepper (ground), oregano, In a large bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Mix together the pasta, peas, cheese and parsley. Add dressing and [...]
Strawberries and rhubarb are best friends -- cook them up together in this quintessential dessert.Strawberry Orange Ginger Rhubarb Crisp - - rhubarb (sliced), strawberry jam OR 1 - 2 cups fresh strawberries, or less sugar, flour, minced crystallized ginger, orange rind (fresh or dried), Topping:: butter/oil, flour, sugar, rolled oats, smashed slivered almonds (nuts always [...]
Brunch originated more than 100 years ago as a symbol of wealth and leisure. Today, it offers a respite from hectic lifestyles that lead most of us to skip breakfast altogether or eat it on-the-go. Brunch is the happy place between breakfast and lunch, the meal where we can get creative and transform any food [...]