Category Archives: Little Quicky Recipes

Here are some quick recipes requiring very few ingredients to serve as appetizers, main courses, snacks or desserts that will take you minutes!

Iris’ Fruit Platter and Goat Cheese Log with Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients: Grapes (white and red) in bunches Ripe pear slices Strawberries (leave stems on) Meyer Lemon Olive Oil walnuts (recipe in Meyer Lemon Category) Log of goat cheese Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar Instructions: Arrange fruits in groupings on large platter.  … Continue reading

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Hope’s Baked Brie with Vanilla Fig or Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients: 1 8″ to 10″ wheel of Brie cheese (w/ rind on) 2 Tbsp. Vanilla Fig or Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Place brie in oven-safe baking dish for 15 minutes (more or less till starting … Continue reading

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Paul Agueci’s Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar Cocktail

Ingredients: – 1-1/2 oz. Vanilla Vodka                                               – 1/2 oz. Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar            … Continue reading

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Iris’ Skewered Pineapple Spears with Traditional Balsamic or Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients with Instructions: – 1 whole fresh golden pineapple (or buy one from store already cleaned and cut into spears) – Traditional Balsamic or Vanilla Fig Balsamic Vinegar – Wooden skewers (soaked in water for 1/2 hour before using) – … Continue reading

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Richard’s Cucumber and Red Onion Salad with Black Currant Balsamic Vinegar and Rosemary Olive Oil

1 large cucumber (regular or hot house), thin-sliced 2 Tbsp chopped red onion Sea Salt/fresh ground pepper to taste Black Currant Balsamic Vinegar Rosemary Olive Oil Cut cucumber into 1/16th” slices into salad bowl.  Add chopped onion.  Drizzle small amounts black … Continue reading

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Richard’s Walnuts with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil

1 -1/2 Tbsp. Meyer Lemon Olive Oil 1 cup walnuts Sea salt to taste Heat oil in saute pan and add walnuts.  Stir till brown on both sides (don’t be afraid if there are a few black charred spots).  Add … Continue reading

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Iris’ **Strawberries with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients: Fresh strawberries Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Instructions: Clean strawberries.  Remove stems and leaves.  Place in martini glass.  Drizzle vinegar on top.  Simple and elegant dessert. **Substitute raspberries (with Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar), blackberries or blueberries or a combination of all w/ … Continue reading

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