The Best Potato Soup

 Recipe Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins Serving: makes 6 – 8 servings Ingredients: 5 slices bacon, diced 3 tablespoons (reserved) bacon grease or butter 1 cup diced white or yellow onion 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1/4...

Roasted Fennel with Garlic & Herbs

  Prep: 8 mins Cook: 30 mins Serving: makes 6 servings Ingredients: 2 large bulbs fennel 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic minced 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp thyme 1/4 cup parmesan    Instructions  Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (205...

Winter Citrus Salad

 WINTER CITRUS SALAD Prep: 15 mins Serving: makes 6 servings Ingredients: VINAIGRETTE:   2 TBS Orange Juice 1 TBS Lime Juice 1 TBS Apple Cider Vinegar 1 TBS Honey 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 small clove Garlic – minced or pressed Kosher Salt & Black Pepper 1/3 Cup Extra...

Playing The Long Game

Westlake Weekly Update 2. 10. 21    Featured Item: Asparagus   In a beautiful area known as the “Pearl of the Desert,” a slender green stalk emerges from the soil towards the warm sun. The young asparagus is an unassuming crop. Today if the conditions stay...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Westlake Weekly Update 2. 18. 21    Featured Item: Artichokes I still vividly remember the first time I ate a fresh artichoke.  Growing up, I was familiar with the easy eating can variety that we mixed with mayo, cream cheese, and spinach for a party. Never had I...