Author name: Michael Matera

Greek Salad

This is not like your normal Greek salad. These days, the Greek salads made with chopped romaine, crumbled feta and often grilled chicken have become ubiquitous in American restaurants, a traditional Greek salad, or horiatiki salata, is a simpler affair. It has large diced veggies! It is a must try! Ingredients: 2 TBLS red wine

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Bang Bang Cauliflower

This is a tasty good recipe that is both Gluten Free and sooooo good! Give it a try. Here is the original recipe: Ingredients: 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. sweet chili sauce 1 tbsp. sriracha Juice of 1 lime 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium cauliflower, cut into florets kosher salt Freshly

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Fennel Citrus Salad

Fennel Citrus Salad Ingredients: 1 bulb fresh fennel 1 small ruby red grapefruit 2 different oranges/tangerines- cara cara, navel, blood, or minneola 1-2 lemons 2 tbsp finely chopped shallot Olive oil ½- 1tbsp Honey or agave syrup (optional) Salt/pepper to taste 1/4 c salted shelled pistachios 1/2 avocado Mint and fennel fronds for garnish Parmesan shavings

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Banana Bread

This recipe comes from Betty Crocker here it is!!! I make this one in a 9×13 baking pan and it worked perfectly. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sugar1/2 cup butter, softened2 eggs1 1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas (3 to 4 medium)1/2 cup buttermilk1 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon

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Kettle Corn

This one is so simple and yet so gooooooooood. YUM! 1/4 cup plain oil. 1/3 cup sugar1/2 cup popcorn Heat the oil and a few kernals of corn to see if it is hot enough. Once popped add the sugar and 1/2 cup of popcorn. Cover with parchment paper and then the lid. Shake from

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This recipe was given to me by my buddy Jason. He and I were chatting and chatting and then I realized the time. I said oh no! I wont have time to cook a good dinner for the people I had coming over. He shot me this recipe (Here is the original recipe video) and

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Sushi Rice

This recipe comes from one of my favorite chefs Alton Brown. See the original recipe here Additionally, here is a video of one of my favs on youtube about how to roll sushi. Watch Here Ingredients: 2 cups sushi or short grain rice 2 cups water, plus extra for rinsing rice 2 Tbls rice vinegar

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