Honeyed Pistachio Cookies

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Honeyed Pistachio Cookies 1 cup softened butter 1/2 cup organic granulated cane sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose or whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/2 cups finely chopped shelled unsalted pistachios 1/3 cup whole-milk plain yogurt 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. orange blossom honey (avail.@ Olio), divided In a large bowl, beat the…

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Sauteed Spring Vegetables

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Sauteed Spring Vegetables 2 medium yellow summer squash, sliced 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 1 cup green pepper strips 1/2 cup sweet red pepper strips Marinade 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 TBSP. Olio 25 Star…

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Bucatini Pasta with Shrimp

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Bucatini Pasta with Shrimp 1/2 lb. Bucatini pasta (available at Olio) 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided (choose any of Olio’s varietal EVOO) Pinch red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 lb. (about 12) large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 cup tomato sauce 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1…

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Blueberry-Balsamic Barbecue Sauce

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Blueberry-Balsamic Barbecue Sauce 2 cups fresh blueberries (or thawed frozen blueberries) ¼ cup Blueberry Balsamic vinegar 3 T. sugar 3 T. ketchup ½ t. garlic powder ¼ t. salt Directions Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes or until slightly thick. Remove from heat; cool. Place…

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Orange Chiffon Cake

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Orange Chiffon Cake 2 cups flour 4 t. baking powder ½ t. salt 1 ½ c. sugar ¾ c. Olio’s Blood Orange Olive Oil 6 large eggs, separated 2 T. orange zest ¼ t. cream of tartar Preheat oven to 325. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and 1 cup sugar….

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Orecchiette alla Pugliese

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Orecchiette alla Pugliese · Ready in: 1 hour · Serves: 6 · Ingredients · 2 packages of Rustichella d’Abruzzo Orecchiette (available at Olio) · 2 bunches broccoli rabe, carefully washed · 1/2 cup Olio extra virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling · 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed · 2 large spicy Italian sausages…

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Coffee Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

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Coffee Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Serves 4-6 3 Tbsp grainy mustard 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 Tbsp chopped shallots 4 Tbsp Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinegar 4 Tbsp olive oil 2 cups strong espresso 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 lbs. Flank steak, trimmed of fat Salt to taste 1 cup beef…

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Parmesan Kale Chips

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Parmesan Kale Chips 1 large bunch flat-leaf kale Olio’s Organic extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly grated Parmesan Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 sheet pans with parchment paper. With a sharp knife, remove and discard hard rib from center of each leaf, leaving kale as intact as possible. Place kale on prepared…

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Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad

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Roasted Beet and Chicken Salad 1 1/4 lbs. beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 5 medium beets) Olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 8 cups torn mixed salad greens 2 cups coarsely shredded cooked chicken breast 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved 1 recipe Balsamic Vinaigrette (recipe follows) 4…

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