Chipotle Bacon Cheese Ball

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This is a great dip to add to your holiday list….and perfect for neighbor gifts. Happy Holidays! Chipotle Bacon Cheese Ball Chipotle Pimento Cheese Dip (recipe from sharingthyme) 2 blocks cream cheese choopped bacon, or bacon bits   Method: 1. Place pimento cheese dip into a mixer with a paddle attachment and add softened cream cheese. Mix until well mixed. 2. Split mixture into two. Wrap in plastic wrap and try to form into balls as best you can. This will be easier later as you roll in the bacon. Place plastic wrapped balls in refrigerator to cool for about
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Homemade Ricotta

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1.  Bring milk, cream and salt to a boil in a large sauce pan. Remove form heat and add lemon juice. 2. Stir softly until the mixture starts to curdle then let stand with out moving for 5 minutes. 3. Pour mixture into a strainer  set over another bowl lined with 2 layers of cheese cloth. Hang on sink or hold above to let additional liquid drip out for about 30 minutes. The longer you strain the thicker your cheese with be. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, and up to overnight. Cheese lasts for about 5 days in the
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Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad sharingthyme.com

1. Rinse your garbanzo beans and kidney beans and place in large bowl. Set aside. 2. In a food processor place roughly chopped onions. Pulse about 3-4 times until uniform in size. Add the spinach and then pulse a few more times until blended, but still chunky. Add this mixture to the beans. Toss to combine. 3. In the same food processor, no need to rinse, place lime juice, honey, garlic,  cilantro, dijon mustard, cumin, pepper, salt, and olive oil. Blend until well blended. Add to the bean mixture and toss well to coat with dressing. 4. Serve alone as
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Roasted Tomato & Hatch Chile Salsa

Roasted Tomato & Hatch Chili Salsa  sharingthyme.com

1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. On a large sheet tray place 12 tomatoes, garlic halves, chiles, and onions. Lightly drizzle veggies with olive oil and shake pan to toss well. Place in oven. 2. Cook for about 30 minutes, or until charred. The peppers will be done first. Remove them and place into plastic bags and zip shut. Return the tomatoes back to the oven until roasted and lightly browned. 3. Remove onions in a food processor and pulse to blend, leaving the onions slightly chunky, remove onions and place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, and garlic in
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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam. Maybe I should just end the commentary right there. Bacon by itself is usually enough, right? What else could it possibly need? How about… a little maple syrup….straight from Vermont. We just had the opportunity to take a lovely family vacation to one of my favorite spots in the country. Vermont. I might call it, America’s biggest little secret. It is a hidden gem. We used to live in Boston  and would take road trips up that way…and dream about how we wanted to spend every summer for the rest of our lives in Vermont. Its
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Cantaloupe + Goat Cheese Summer Salad

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This salad screams summer to me…I just love it. I first had a combination similar to this at a farm to table dinner a few years ago. I think I tried to re-create it the next day. That summer I had tons of cantaloupes and arugula growing in my garden and it was our go-to summer salad. Years later, I still love the fresh sweet and spicy combination. Try this salad this summer & I am sure you will love it as well. 1. Cut a thin slice off of the top and bottom of the cantaloupe. This will help
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Tomatillo Salsa

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My dear friend Juliana gave me this recipe years ago & it has been a staple in our home ever since. Since then we have had children and she is now known asSeñora Gile to our family. She comes over for spanish lessons & my boys adore her. That is how you know this recipe is amazing….she is Mexican, authentic. This recipe is the real deal. You will love it as everyone who tries it does! Enjoy! Tomatillo Salsa: 8 Large Tomatillos 2 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno (more or less depending on spicy level) 1 lime 1/3 cup cilantro 1
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Sourdough English Muffins

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This is my all time favorite english muffin recipe. I grew up eating these toasted with a pad of butter and some delicious jam. They will forever remind me of my sweet Dad eating them in the mornings. They are such a simple breakfast, but what I love about them is that they really showcase the butter, the jam, the eggs, the sauce. Whatever it is you are putting on them. It is as if they need to receive no credit, but really they are what is holding the whole dish together. This recipe is from King Arthur…it needs no
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4,5,6,7 & 8 {minute eggs}

4,5,6,7 & 8 {minute eggs}

Happy Easter! I have wanted to do this easy little experiment and thought Easter is just the time. I’m a big fan of soft boiled eggs. One of my very favorite things to prepare for breakfast & I love to serve them up for brunch in their cute little cups. I feel like I am eating some delectable delicacy every time I make them. They are so simple, but always come out just a tad bit different each time. I decided to put it to the test. The minute and the egg.  I’ve come to the conclusion that I am
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Maggie’s Brown Sugar Bacon

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My dad taught me how to make this bacon. It is a game changer for sure. His restaurant has always served “honey pepper bacon” They put it on sandwiches and burgers. To this day my husband cannot order anything that does not have it on it. It’s pretty amazing. I have so many friends that will ask, “how do I make Maggie’s bacon?” It is so easy I usually just tell them….but people always forget and end up texting and calling for more details. Here is how I make it at home….my version of the famous “honey pepper bacon”. Maggie’s
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