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Organic Catering for A Bachelorette Party

Falafel Patties are great for lunch or dinner served with a salad

I love being a Personal Chef and cooking up a feast for my clients to celebrate special occasions. We created the menu together based on organic farm to table seasonal ingredients. Everything was gluten free and vegan except the Double Layer Chocolate Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting. You can see the menu below.

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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

Basil and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Leslie picking Fresh Basil

A delightful pasta dish seasoned with sun dried tomatoes marinated in white wine and fresh basil. This dish is quick and easy if you marinate the tomatoes earlier in the day.
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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.