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Sweet Potato-Parsnip Soup with Bacon Croutons

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Sweet Potato-Parsnip Soup with Bacon Croutons

On chilly nights, doesn't this soup sound great? I mean, it has bacon! Courtesy of Food Network Serves: 4 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 large onion, sliced2 leeks, halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise into half-moons4 teaspoons fresh thymeKosher salt and freshly ground pepper1 pound sweet potatoes (about 2), peeled and chopped1 pound parsnips (2 to 3), peeled and chopped4 cups low-sodium chicken brothPinch of cayenne pepper, plus more to taste3 slices bacon, finely chopped4 ounces crusty bread, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (about 4 cups)3/4 cup shredded gruyere cheeseCreme fraiche, for topping Preheat the oven to 400˚ F. Line a baking...

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Onions

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Onions

Serves: 4 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved1 pound baby potatoes, halved3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil3 cloves garlic (2 smashed, 1 grated)Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper1 pork tenderloin (about 1 1/4 pounds), trimmed1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary2 small red onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick1/2 cup balsamic vinegar2 teaspoons sugar1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Place a rimmed baking sheet on the middle oven rack and preheat to 450˚ F. Toss the brussels sprouts and potatoes with 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 smashed garlic cloves in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper. Spread out on the hot baking...

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Za'atar-Spiced Steak Salad

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Za'atar-Spiced Steak Salad

We found this recipe in and fell in love with it. It is so yummy! Thanks Food Network Serves: 4 2 pieces pita bread, torn into 1-inch pieces1/2 cup extra virgin olive oilKosher salt1 4-oz block feta cheese1 small clove garlicGrated zest of 1/2 lemon, plus the juice of 1 lemon2 teaspoons za-atar seasoning, plus more for sprinkling1/4 cup chopped pepperoncini, plus 3 Tbsp. brine2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved1 1/2 lbs. flank steak, halved lengthwise, then crosswiseFreshly ground pepper1 large romaine lettuce heart, chopped Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Toss the pita pieces with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and...

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Roasted Potatoes

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3 Yukon Gold Potatoes, cubed2 T. Mediterranean Dipping Oil1/4 tsp. Garlic Salt1/4 tsp. Lemon Pepper1/4 tsp. Rosemary My daughter's roommate is vegan. So she made these potatoes and fell in love with them!  Preheat oven to 325º F.  Cover baking sheet in tin foil. Place potatoes on a baking sheet. Combine all spices on potatoes and mix them up so they are all evenly coated.  Potatoes are all ready for the oven! Cook for about 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender with a fork. Enjoy! 

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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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About 1 1/4 pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon salt, or to taste1 teaspoon pepper, or to tasteabout 1/4 cup DOF balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon light brown sugarparmesan cheesetoasted pistachios Preheat oven to 400º and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil just to ensure easier cleanup. Place the brussels sprouts to the baking sheet. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper, and toss with your hands to evenly coat. Arrange the sprouts with the cut-side down and bake for about 18 minutes, or until the tops of some of the sprouts turn light brown. Remove baking...

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