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Goat Cheese Fritata

Recipe: Goat Cheese Frittata

Goat cheese, brie cheese, any kind of cheese will be wonderful with this savory egg dish. Given how I made it, it's not technically a frittata, but sure looks like one, so we'll go with it. Serves 3 -4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup onions, small dice 1 T garlic, minced 1 T fresh parsley, small chop […]

Chef Marshall O'Brien's Eggplant Dip

Recipe: Eggplant Dip

Enjoy nightshade plants and Mediterranean cuisine as a tasty dip for a Thanksgiving appetizer or any time of year. Eat by itself or with pita, crostinis, or fresh vegetables. I prefer this served at room temperature or warm. serves 4-5 Ingredients: 2 cups, or approx 2 eggplant, medium sized, skinny, roasted* 2 tsp fresh garlic, […]

Nutty Breakfast Cookie courtesy Produce for Kids

Recipe: Nutty Breakfast Cookie

These can be a great start to your morning or a great delicious and nutritous snack. Try switching apples for pears, and pistachios/cashews for walnuts if desired.    Serves 12 Preparation Time: 35 Minutes   Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup honey 2 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup pistachios, chopped ¼ […]

homemade tomato sauce

Recipe: Homemade Tomato Sauce

I got a box of amazing tomatoes from our CSA, Loon Organics, this past weekend, and wow! They are so delicious. I decided to make a basic tomato sauce with the majority of them. This sauce can be a base for all sorts of things from soups, pizza sauce, spaghetti sauce.  The same night I […]

frosty banana pops

Recipe:Frosty Banana Pops

To satiate sweet-craving kiddos, ditch the sugary, processed candy and serve nature’s candy as a healthy alternative, like these frozen banana pops.

Fresh Basil from Chef Marshall's Garden

Recipe: Basil and Pesto…Perfect for snacks and recipes!

Here's a simple pesto recipe using fresh basil. (I grow mine, but you can also pick it up at your local market.)   makes 2 cups                                                  2 1/2 cups Fresh Basil, […]

Chef Marshall O'Brien Grilled Tomato Sandwich

Recipe: Grilled Tomato Sandwich

A delicious twist on the typical tomato sandwich.

Chef Marshall O'Brien Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Recipe: Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This was an awesome meal if you like Vietnamese cuisine. Too bad I didn't remember to take a photo until we had about four bites remaining, but you get the idea! Ingredients:  2 cups, salad  greens, rough chop (chard, lettuce, mild greens) 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, rough chop 3 tablespoons fresh basil, rough chop 4 […]


Father’s Day Grill Recipe: Grilled Turkey Sandwich

Looking for something delicious and a little out of the ordinary to grill up for Father’s Day? Dads and families alike will enjoy my Grilled Turkey Sandwhich (hey – I’m a dad, so I should know, right?). Pair this with my Kalamata Quinoa salad and enjoy!


Recipe: Spicy Butter Nut Squash Soup

makes 1 gallon 4 oz butter 1 lb. onions, small dice 8 oz carrots, peeled and diced 5 lbs. butter nut squash, peeled, seeds removed and diced 1 T cumin 1 T chili powder 1 T tumeric 1/4 C brown sugar 1/4 tsp ceyanne pepper 1/4 tsp sambal chili sauce 5 qt. vegetable broth salt […]

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