Balsamic Oven-Roasted Green Beans


Balsamic Oven-Roasted Green Beans Ingredients 3/4 lb of green beans, ends trimmed and cut in half 2-3 teaspoons of UP EVOO Sea Salt, to taste Cracked black pepper, to taste minced  garlic, to taste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 2-3 teaspoons of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Directions Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees. Wash, dry … Read more

Balsamic Roasted Cabbage


Balsamic Roasted Cabbage Ingredients 1 red cabbage (about 3 lbs) 2 Tbsp EVOO Coarse salt and ground pepper 2-3 Tbsp Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Cut cabbage into 12 wedges; remove thick core and discard. Pull wedges apart, toss on a large rimmed baking sheet with oil, salt, and pepper. Cover … Read more

Fried Cabbage


Fried Cabbage Ingredients 1 lb bacon, finely chopped 1 medium onion, chopped… 2 lbs cabbage, finely diced 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Directions Fry bacon until crisp and well browned. Drain and set aside. Add chopped onion to the bacon grease and stir until translucent. Add cabbage, pepper … Read more

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Roasted Cabbage Wedges Ingredients 1 Tbsp + 2 more Tbsp UP EVOO 1 medium head green cabbage, cut into 1 inch thick rounds Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 tsp caraway or fennel seeds Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brush a rimmed baking sheet with 1 Tbsp EVOO. Place cabbage rounds in a single … Read more

Smashed Potatoes


Smashed Potatoes Ingredients 12 whole new potatoes (or other small round potatoes) 3 Tbsp UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( can use Mushroom & Sage , Tarragon, or other favorite oil ) Coarse salt to taste Black pepper to taste Rosemary or other herb to taste Directions Bring a pot of salted water to a … Read more

Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes

Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes

Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes Ingredients 1 lb asparagus, trimmed 2 tbsp Basil EVOO 1 1/2 cup halved grape tomatoes 1 tsp minced garlic 2 tbsp Black Currant Balsamic 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 c crumbled goat cheese 1/2 tsp black pepper Directions Sauté asparagus in EVOO for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and garlic, cook 5 … Read more