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Pan Seared Chicken, Roasted with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

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Pan Seared Chicken, Roasted with Cherry Tomatoes and OlivesServes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil6 chicken thighs, skin-on, but excess trimmed2-4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced1/4 onion, diced1-2 pounds cherry (or grape) tomatoes, halved1/4 cup Kalamata olives, halved1/4 cup green olives, halved.

Posted in Chicken, Garlic, Olives, Roasted, Tomato, Wine

Grilled French Bread Pizzas–Four Ways

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Grilled French Bread Pizzas, Four WaysEach pizza serves 2 or more, depending on if used as a meal or appetizerFrench bread loaf, 12 inches (approximately)Your choice of toppings (your options are infinite.) I used (from top to bottom): Cheesy Garlic

Posted in Bacon, Beef, Cheese, Garlic, Grilled, Mushrooms, Olives, Onion, Pizza

Oven Roasted Chicken Thighs, Creamy Cucumber-Olive Salad and Herbed Polenta

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Oven Roasted Chicken ThighsServe 4 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 cup red onion, diced3 garlic cloves Combine all ingredients in a Ziploc bag, seal and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, turning occasionally. Preheat oven to 400. Place chicken

Posted in Chicken, Creamy, Cucumber, Feta, Garlic, Olives, Polenta, Side DIsh

Simple Tomato Salad

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Simple Tomato SaladServes 1 3 slices red tomato3 slices yellow tomato4 kalamata olives, halved1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese2 teaspoons olive oil 1.  Layer tomatoes on the plate. Arranges olives and cheese. Top with olive oil. (The garnish is thinly sliced

Posted in Cookbook, Feta, Olives, Side DIsh, Tomato

Antipasto

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AntipastoServes 2-? Every antepasto platter will be different, based on your geographical region, food preferences, and budget. My wife and I decided that since it is quite hot out, we did not want to cook, but we also did not

Posted in Antipasto, Brussels Sprouts, Cheese, Eggs, Olives, Tomato

Paella (my style)

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This is not exactly the recipe that you will find in Spain, but is it darn good and will be made again! PaellaServes 6 3 cups chicken broth (low sodium)1 1/2 cup brown rice, uncooked1 bell peppers, fire roasted, chopped (if you

Posted in Chicken, Olives, Peas, Peppers, Rice, Shrimp

Ultra-Thin Crust Veggie Pizza

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“Ultra-Thin” Crust Veggie PizzaMake 3 portions (1/3 of the pizza) 1 Ultra-thin whole wheat pizza crust1 tablespoon olive oil2-3 cloves garlic, crushed and minced1 teaspoon Italian spice blend  (I used Penzey’s Tuscan Sunset.)2 ounces finely shredded mozzarella cheese 1.  Mix

Posted in Cheese, Garlic, Mushrooms, Olives, Pizza, Thin Crust, Tomato

Spinach Pizza

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1 Boboli Whole Wheat crust Mix together, and spread evenly on the crust1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic, crushed/minced Layer each on top of the crust:2 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese1/2 cup (or more) fresh mushrooms, sliced6

Posted in Cheese, Feta, Mushrooms, Olives, Pizza, Spinach

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