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chicken with citrus-fig salsa

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Citrus-Fig Salsa

Ingredients   8 dried figs 1/2 cup fresh orange, chopped small 1/2 cup fresh grapefruit, chopped small 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 1 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 6-ounce pieces   Directions […]

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Seasonal Eating

Brrr. That chill in the air can only mean one thing…winter is near, or already here. Winter brings about many changes. A change in wardrobe from fall jackets to heavy winter coats; a change in time (hopefully you are adjusting to the end of daylight savings); and a change in day to day activities with […]

Fennel with Roasted Red Pepper Chef Marshall O'Brien

Fennel with Roasted Red Pepper

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups fresh fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1 cup roasted red pepper, diced 1/2 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 2 teaspoons fennel fronds 1/4 teaspoons salt Directions: Cut fennel into manageable sized chunks then thinly slice. Toss all ingredients together, and let sit over night in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature with crackers, […]

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Seasonal Foods

Thanks for tuning in today, another fun segment. Here's the recipes and more information below. To learn about Loon Organics visit    To purchase local produce from Loon Organics at the Mill City Farmers Market on Saturdays, visit here   KMSP-TV   Below are some typical produce available based on the season in […]

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Tips for Tomatoes

Given their flavor and juiciness, you really can’t beat the deliciousness of tomatoes. Here are some tips to consider when buying and storing these gems.

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Cooking Team Building – Hotel Style

Here's recipes from the Catco Parts Holiday Cooking Team Building November 15th, 2011 Held at the Marriott Southwest. Chicken saltimbocca  serves 5-6 5 to 6 small boneless chicken breast OR (3 large breasts, serve ½ prepared chix breast) 3 oz prosciutto ham 4 oz provolone cheese 6 Fresh sage leaves Salt/pepper Paprika Toothpicks (non-colored) Sauce: […]

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Summer Sizzling on the Grill

By Marshall O'Brien, written for Produce for Kids The weather is heating up and summer is right around the corner. It’s time for outdoor cooking once again. When it comes to getting kids involved with cooking, grilling offers a great opportunity to experience fruits and vegetables in refreshing new ways. Asparagus, zucchini, and yellow squash […]


Fantastic Foods for Fall

By Marshall O’Brien, written for Produce for Kids With autumn, the air is a bit cooler, the leaves are turning colors, and a new crop of fruits and vegetables are in prime season. Apples, cucumbers, and plums are bursting with a variety of colors and textures from ruby reds to pale greens, and from tender […]

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