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Risotto with Crispy Prosciutto

Risotto with Crispy Prosciutto

Secrets of a Home Cook may be jumping the gun on local farm stands here in the northeast, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get recipe ready for summer! Supermarkets are brimming with the first signs of local produce even if local is California asparagus and Georgia onions. The point is, as the weather warms up it gets easier to find all kinds of vibrant produce. So, toss a bunch of veggies into freshly made risotto with a bit of crispy prosciutto for a pop of flavor and you’ll be all set for warm weather cooking. The best part is risotto with crispy prosciutto makes the veggies AOK for the pickiest eaters.

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Haloumi, Farro, Zucchini Bowl

Haloumi, Farro, Zucchini Bowl

Healthy and comfort food are words that don’t always go together. But this recipe; haloumi,farro, zucchini bowl combines whole grains with tangy cheese and fresh zucchini all in one bowl. Haloumi, farro, zucchini bowl is also a great option if you pack your lunch because it’s just as tasty warm or cold and a total do-ahead. No worries if you want to swap ingredients too. Any whole grain will do such as quinoa or couscous and if you can’t find haloumi cheese try feta. 

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Almond Cherry Granola

Almond Cherry Granola

Good morning sunshine! It is always sunny when you’re day begins with a bowl of homemade almond cherry granola. It’s hardly a recipe; just tossing a bunch of ingredients together like oats, nuts and dried fruit. But, once the baking begins, those same flat ingredients are transformed to crunchy, deeply roasted and extremely satisfying granola. It’s not even close to the stuff sold on a shelf. Of course, there are secrets….

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