Category: Balsamic

Pulled Pork Meets South Florida

This was one of my entries into the 2014 Mezzetta Make That Sandwich contest. Sandwiches are fun! A complete meal you eat while holding it. And mashing to regions into one sandwich is tasty. Pulled pork (which I first had while traveling

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A Brandy MYST

A Brandy MYSTServes 1 2 ounces brandy (or whisky, if that is your preference)1 teaspoon brown sugar1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (ideally, cherry-infused, like that from Fat Louie’s Olive Oil Company, Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.)A few fresh basil leaves Place basil leaves

Posted in Balsamic, Basil, Beverage, Brandy, Cocktail, Easy, Refreshing

Walnut-Pear Bleu Cheese Salad

Walnut-Pear Bleu Cheese Salad with Maple-Mustard VinaigretteServes 2 A double-handful of mixed greens1/2 of a ripe pear, thinly sliced1/2 of a cucumber, thinly sliced1 tablespoon walnut pieces1 tablespoon bleu cheese crumbles Place greens in a bowl. Add dressing, toss to

Posted in Balsamic, Bleu Cheese, Cucumber, Nuts, Pears, Salad, Side DIsh, Vegan, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Strawberries and Balsamic Vinegar

Strawberries and Balsamic VinegarServes 1 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, sliced1/2 cup whipped cream (or whipped topping, which is what I used. I was out of whipping cream)1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Layer half of the strawberries and whipped cream. Repeat with

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Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Raspberry Balsamic VinaigretteServes 1 or 2 (depending on the size of your salad) 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon olive oil (extra virgin) 1 teaspoon Penzey’s Raspberry EnlightenmentSeasoning of your choice (I prefer Penzey’s Sunny Paris.)1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard Mix all

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Pan-Fried Tilapia and Brussel Sprouts

Pan-Fried Tilapia and Brussels Sprouts w/ Balsamic GlazeServes 4 8 tilapia fillets, approximately 3 ounces each1 tablespoon olive oil, dividedSeasoning of your choice (I used Penzey’s Sunny Spain.) 1.  Heat non-stick skillet over med-high heat. Add half the olive oil.2. 

Posted in Balsamic, Brussels Sprouts, Cookbook, Fish, Tilapia