Category: Dinner – Eat it!

Pull Apart Garlic Bread

This is a great appetizer; let your guests pull apart the garlic-y goodness.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup 8 oz warm water
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup 8 oz milk (I used 1%)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 1/2 – 6 1/2 cups 1 lb 9 oz – 2 lbs 3 oz bread flour

For Topping:

  • 8 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely chopped (or 4 teaspoons dried)
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

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Italian Vegetable Soup

Warm and hearty – lifts your soul!

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled & diced small
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 3 cups vegetable stock (more as desired depending on how brothy you like your soups!)
  • 1 15. oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 bell peppers, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 2 handfuls kale or spinach, stems removed, roughly chopped or torn
  • 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cup whole wheat orzo or brown rice, cooked (~2.5 – 3 cups cooked)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Recommended for serving: basil pesto, freshly chopped basil & fresh shaved parmesan

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