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Organic Flavored Oils w/Fresh Herbs & Spices

organic herbs and spices make a delicious flavored oil

When I first learned how to make my own organic flavored oils with fresh herbs, spices, edible flowers, and wild foods, about 30 years ago, I was so in love with them I just about stopped using my usual organic sesame and extra virgin olive oils. The first flavored oil I made was basil oil, which I drizzled on salads, soups, and steamed vegetables. Then I began cooking with it, using it to sauté and roast vegetables and even to fry eggs. I added it to sauces and used it as a dip for bread, as well as a marinade for sun-dried tomatoes and grilled eggplant. Continue reading

The Ultimate Classic Pasta Sauce

Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet picks fresh ingredients to make tomato sauce This is the ultimate pasta sauce to make use of your vegetable bounty. It makes a lot, so you might want to enjoy some right away and store the rest in the freezer. It’s especially delicious with homemade marinated dried tomatoes, but store-bought will do in a pinch. Try this sauce on any gluten-free pasta; brown rice spirals and rigatoni are especially fun shapes. Continue reading

Making Sun-dried Tomato Oil and Blueberry Vinegar with Summer Herbs

LESLIE CERIER, The Organic Gourmet Creates Sun-dried Tomato Oil & Vinegar with Summer Herbs


Wishing you a joyful feast.

Asparagus Soup with Fresh Fennel

Asparagus Soup with Fresh Fennel

Asparagus Soup with Fresh Fennel

Here is a Delicious, Vegan, Easy recipe from my cookbook, Going Wild in the Kitchen. Bon appetitie!

Asparagus Soup with Fresh Fennel
Fennel, with its subtle anise flavor, goes well with potatoes and asparagus in this simple, puréed soup. A great first course.

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