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Black Garlic Sauce

Black Garlic Sauce

A delicious and easy-to-make sauce for roasted meats, seafood or just drizzled on a burger! Yummy and good for you… 10 cloves organic peeled black garlic 1 tsp salt and pepper 1 tbsp fresh chopped ginger 1/2 cup mirin (Japanese sweetened sake) 1 tsp sriracha sauce 1 tbsp olive oil Chicken stock/broth Place first five ingredients in food processor and pulse until smooth. Add emough chicken broth to get it to desired consistency – none for a more “spreadable” type of sauce or … Read entire article »

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Lentil, Vegetable and Black Garlic Soup

Lentil, Vegetable and Black Garlic Soup

Here is a delicious version of lentil soup, with vegetables and Obis One black garlic, but without any hassle. We love bean soups in general, but don’t like the process of cleaning, soaking, etc. the dried beans. That’s what makes lentils so great for soup – a great beany taste, but virtually none of the beany hassle! 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 finely chopped onion 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 3-4 peeled black garlic cloves, finely chopped (or use … Read entire article »

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Corned Beef and Cabbage, Black Garlic Style

Corned Beef and Cabbage, Black Garlic Style

In the spirit of the “Black Irish”, we decided to add some black garlic to our St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage. We also made the dish in a crockpot, so once it was put together all we had to do was enjoy the wonderful aromas filling the house until ready! 3 lb corned beef brisket 1 head of cabbage 4 ounces baby carrots 6-8 peeled organic black garlic cloves, finely chopped or run through a garlic press 1 … Read entire article »

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Black Garlic Shrimp with Roasted Asparagus

Black Garlic Shrimp with Roasted Asparagus

Here is a delicious, easy and healthful dish for a non-meat night.  We like to have a “fish” night once a week and this really fit the bill.  Fresh, large shrimp, marinated in a black garlic sauce with oven-roasted asparagus also made for a beautiful presentation!  Give it a try … 10 cloves organic peeled black garlic cloves 1 tsp salt and pepper 1 tbsp fresh chopped ginger 1/2 cup mirin (Japanese sweetened sake) 1 tsp sriracha sauce 1 tbsp olive … Read entire article »

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Top Ten List – “#6 – Cranberry Sauce”

Top Ten List – “#6 – Cranberry Sauce”

Cranberry sauce is certainly a holiday staple, served with the traditional turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day. This is a easy-to-prepare, traditional version of whole-berry sauce with the addition of black garlic! Make it for Turkey Day and have people say, “ooh, aah, what is that flavor?” – or make some to serve with a roast chicken or pork loin anytime of the year! My daughter says I should jar it and sell it – it … Read entire article »

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Top Ten List – “#7 – Faux Empanadas”

Top Ten List – “#7 – Faux Empanadas”

While these delicious little savory pastries are not strictly holiday-related, we always make a big batch of them to serve as appetizers on Thanksgiving. They’re the kind of thing everyone loves and are super-easy to make.  Below is the basic recipe, which is just browned, ground beef flavored with seasonings, but you can jazz it up any way you want – cheese, mushrooms, spinach, etc.  This recipe makes 24 empanadas, so you can scale it … Read entire article »

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Top Ten List – “#8 – Crockpot Cocktail Meatballs”

Top Ten List – “#8 – Crockpot Cocktail Meatballs”

This is a great, simple appetizer that everyone loves – kids included! While you have very likely had/made these before, we have tweaked the recipe just slightly to make it our own unique concoction. With any luck, I’m sure you can guess what one of the “tweaks” is – that’s right, black garlic! Here it is: One 32-ounce jar grape jelly Two 12-ounce jars chili sauce 2-3 tablespoons dijon mustard 8-10 organic peeled black garlic cloves, finely minced or … Read entire article »

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Top Ten List – “#9 – Relish Tray”

Top Ten List – “#9 – Relish Tray”

#9 on our list of holiday-related, black garlic-inspired recipes … this is not exactly a dish or a recipe, but a presentation.  Have you ever made a relish tray (pickles, olives, etc.) or an antipasto platter (processed meats, cheeses)?  Make sure and add a dish of whole, peeled, black garlic cloves – your guests will love it!  Sweet and savory, unique and sure to have people talking.  Of course, this can be served/presented at any … Read entire article »

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Top Ten List – “#10 – Pumpkin Soup”

Top Ten List – “#10 – Pumpkin Soup”

#10 on our list of holiday-related, black garlic-inspired recipes … We had a lot of pumpkin meat left over from cleaning our Halloween pumpkins, so in addition to a lot of the usual suspects (pies, cookies, quick breads), we decided to give pumpkin soup a try.  I’ve never been a huge fan of pumpkin soup, so chose to make a decidedly savory version with a little spice and a very healthy addition of black garlic. 2 … Read entire article »

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Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms with Black Garlic

Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms with Black Garlic

Thanks to Deirdre Reid for this delicious, one-pot recipe! She is one of my favorite foodies and favorite peopleI I made the dish yesterday evening and it really was divine. Easy to make, hearty and warm for upcoming chilly evenings, it’s a winner! Go to:  http://grabbingthegusto.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/one-pot-chicken-and-mushrooms/ For more foodie insight and delicious recipes, visit Deirdre’s site at Grabbing the Gusto. … Read entire article »

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