Summer Squash Orange Muffins

4 08 2010
Guess what? More summer squash from my Mom’s garden.  Not only did she send me with the squash but also with this recipe to try. It was a big hit. Kids eating squash – can’t get any better than that. It makes about 16 muffins

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Smoked Trout, Avocado and Blood Orange Salad with EVOO’s Blood Orange and Meyer Lemon dressing

29 03 2010
At Evoo I served this as a simple appetizer by placing avocado slices and orange segments on Belgian endive spears and drizzling with the dressing. Here is the full version of the salad I had in mind when I created this dressing. This dressing would also be great drizzled on grilled shrimp, fish or scallops or even used as a marinade before grilling. Read the rest of this entry »

Tuna, Fennel, Avocado and Blood Orange Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

14 03 2010
I made this salad last night as the starter course to my meal. It makes a beautiful beginning to a dinner party. I discovered that my son really loves gourmet composed salads like this and the smoked trout salad I made last week. I will have to get more creative with salads in the future. I made this dish to use up a whole bunch of blood oranges I received in my weekly delivery of organic produce. This is also yummy with smoked salmon (hot smoked not cold) instead of the tuna. Read the rest of this entry »