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B&B Charred Tomato Vinaigrette

This is a delicious condiment, served at B&B Ristorante — Mario Batali’s Las Vegas incarnation of his legendary

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Lemon and Feta Salad Dressing with Roast Beets and Bitter Greens

Chef Brian O’Connor of the famed Cliff House in San Francisco overlooking Ocean Beach and the ruins of the old Sutro Bath composes a gorgeous salad using this sauce as the base for a refreshing combination of roasted beets and

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Walnut Pesto

This is a quick and easy sauce made with what’s at hand. It can top pasta of course but can also be spread over goat cheese on a crouton as an easy h’ors d’eouvre.

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Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Pomegranates are a singularly seasonal creatures, available only from mid-September through November. There are no pomegranates shipped in from, say, Chile in the off-season. But you will find the beautiful scarlet fruit throughout the United States these days, as one

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Nicoise Dressing

Loretta developed this for Bizou, her landmark San Francisco restaurant. It’s absolutely delicious over good greens, especially butter lettuce.

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Meyer Lemon and Avocado Salsa

As well as a dip for tortilla chips, this salsa is a great finish for grilled or sauteed fish, along a dish of ceviche or try a spoonful on a calamari salad.

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Limoncello is a liquor from the Amalfi coast. Think warm afternoons with an icy cold glass of lemony vodka. There are many more complicated recipes out there but I found this easy to do

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Herbed Olive Oil Sabayon

This is one of those simple sauces that can take a mundane dish to a new plateau. We’ve been hosting groups of restaurant chefs here at the farm over the last few months, and every time we serve this they

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Properly done, aioli is one of the great sauces. It requires really fresh ingredients to make well. If you get a chance, catch Colleen on Mario Batali’s Food Network program on artisan food production, and see her make this by

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