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Caramelized Onion Crostini

I don’t know if you know this about me, or have noticed by reading my recipes…but I hate raw onions! Don’t like em, don’t want anything to do with them! I do however, LOVE caramelized onions! I love the texture, the bit of sweetness that comes through and I love …

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Watermelon Pico de Gallo

HAPPY NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY! If there ever was a food holiday to love, this would be it! Summer is here and LA is heating up like crazy, we have been gettin’ seriously scorched over here. It’s hot…but it’s also time to bust out your bikini and ray bans… and some …

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Grape, Pistachio & Shallot Brussels Sprouts

  Gotta get those veggies on the Thanksgiving Table…and what better way than with brussels sprouts! They are a bit unconventional for Thanksgiving but pack a serious flavor punch. I roasted these brussels with purple grapes, pistachios and shallots, tossed them in balsamic and dijon mustard and voila! These tasty …

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Butternut Squash & Crispy Sage Pie

We are all familiar with the classic pumpkin pie at the Thanksgiving day table but what about the butternut squash pie?? I did some experimenting with my favorite squash and the results were quite delicious! I used a store bought pie crust, a large butternut squash, some ricotta… and enjoyed …

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Tuna & Watermelon Radish Salad with Truffle

  The aroma of white truffles is something I love this time of year, and even if you can’t shell out the big bucks (um, who can! 150$ a plate?!) you can still dress your dishes up with the sensual aroma of truffles! I picked up a bundle of watermelon …

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Spicy Pita Fattoush Salad

Last night I spent the evening with 4 of my favorite girlfriends, if you follow my twitter (@Hayliek) then you might have even seen some of our pictures. My long time bff Bev chose a Mediterranean restaurant called Mantee for us…and it was to die for. Not only did we …

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Watermelon Caprese Skewers

As I sit here trying to decide how to pitch you these caprese skewers I think to myself, what are their selling points? Obviously, they are tasty and healthy but there must be more. Then it hits me. Not only is this a no-cooking required snack but it is also …

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ESK: Classic Arugula Parmesan Salad

This might be the easiest recipe I have ever posted here on RGK but I feel everyone should know how to make a classic salad. It doesn’t matter whether you order it in a restaurant or make it in your kitchen, an arugula and Parmesan salad is a win/win situation. …

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Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese, Pecans and Cherries.

  No Thanksgiving feast is complete with my favorite veggie. Butternut Squash. I could literally write love songs about it…and i’ll take it anyway I can get it. In a ravioli, soup or in it’s purest form…roasted. Love it. Love it. Love it. Here, It’s simply tossed in a good …

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Chocolate Cheese Plate

Who doesn’t love a good cheese plate? I guess, unless they are vegan. They are a great appetizer to bring to a thanksgiving party too, mainly because the travel time does the cheese good. By the time you drive through LA traffic to get to the festivities the cheeses will …

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