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Collard Wraps

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In honor of Summer officially arriving, La Cucina is whipping up a spin on lettuce wraps. Swapping collard greens for lettuce because they have a great crunch and texture. Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 2-3. Clean, dry and remove base stem of 6-8 […]

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Picking Produce

Spring Recipes

At La Cucina Di Silvana fruits and vegetables are the largest part of our meals. Let’s talk about how to choose the best produce for you and your family. The further your produce travels the more toxins it is exposed to. Unfortunately, organic and conventional fruits and vegetable are transported in packaging gases to the […]

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Sicilian Fennel & Orange Salad

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 3-4. Peel and slice 3 Cara Cara orange or blood oranges. Slice 1 bulb of fennel thin. Save top for garnish. Pattern a fennel slice followed by an orange slice on a plate or platter. Squeeze a 1/2-full […]

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Roasted Cauliflower

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 2 as entrée and 4 as a side. Fill a pot (large enough for the whole cauliflower) about 3 inches with water and a pinch of sea salt to steam cauliflower with a lid. While water heats on […]

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Apricot Arugula Salad

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients. Serves 3 In a small sauté pan, toast a handful of pine nuts over medium heat, tossing often, until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. In a small liquid measuring cup or bowl, whisk together 1/4 […]

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Italian Lentil Soup

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Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients. Serves 5-6 Heat some grass fed ghee in a large pot over medium-high heat add 4 diced carrots and 2 medium onions, saute 2 minutes then add 4 cloves of garlic and saute 2 minutes longer.  Add in 2 […]

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