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    (0) Divine Ancient Hot Cacao

    Servings: 1

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook Time: 5 minutes

     

    Ingredients

    65-80g dark chocolate 70% or above (1 bar or 1/2 cup chips or cacao paste)

    12 oz (400ml) milk of choice

    Sweetener to taste (optional and usually only if using 90-100%, or cacao paste)

    Instructions: 

    Heat milk gently on stove, melt in chocolate. Froth well with handheld frothier or in a blender.

    Tip: Melt in your favorite raw dark chocolate bar to mix things up: We loved Giddy Yo 82% Cacao with vanilla bean and salt as well as Zazubean Hottie 71% cacao with Yerba mate, chili and cinnamon, the possibilities are endless.

    "The divine drink which builds up resistance and fights fatigue. A up of this precious drink permits a man to walk for a whole day without food." Cortez 1528

     

     

     

    (0) Irish Lamb Stew

    Servings: 8

    Prep Time: 25 minutes

    Cook Time: 3 hours

     

    Ingredients

    4 oz bacon

    2 lbs lamb cut into 1 1/2" pieces

    1/2 Tbsp sea salt for the lamb plus 1 tsp for stew

    1 tsp black pepper for lamb plus 1/2 tsp for stew

    2 tbsp all-purpose flour

    1 large yellow onion diced

    2 garlic cloves minced

    1 cups red wine

    1 lb button mushrooms thickly sliced

    4 cups low sodium beef broth or stock

    1 Tbsp tomato paste

    1Tbsp dried thyme

    1 Tbsp dried Rosemary

    1 1/2 lbs small yellow potatoes halved or quartered into 1" pieces

    4 medium carrots cut into 1/2" thick pieces

    Parsley finely chopped for garnish

    Instructions: 

    Preheat Oven to 325˚F. In a Dutch oven, sauté chopped bacon over medium heat until browned then transfer bacon to a large bowl.

    Season lamb pieces with 1/2 Tbsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Cook lamb in batches in hot bacon fat over medium heat until browned ,then transfer to the plate with bacon. Add diced onion ,carrot & mushroom.

    Add rosemary, thyme and garlic and cook another minute, stirring constantly. coat the veggies with the flour and mix until well coated. Add 1 cup of wine, scraping the bottom to deglaze. Bring to simmer then add in beef stock. Preheat Oven to 325˚F.

    Return bacon and lamb to pot, 1 Tbsp tomato paste, Worcestershire, salt & pepper. Stir in potatoes making sure potatoes are mostly submerged in liquid. Bring to a boil then COVER and carefully transfer to preheated oven at 325˚F for 2 hr and 30 min.

    Serve and enjoy

     

     

     

    (0) Community Classic Smoothie

    Servings: 1

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook Time: 0 minutes

     

    Ingredients

    1 Cup Strawberries

    1 Banana

    1/2 Cup of Yogurt

    1 Cup of Orange Juice

    Instructions: 

    Place all ingredients into the blender and blend on high for 45 second until smooth.

     

     

     

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    (0) Bearnaise Sauce

    Servings: Varies

    Prep Time: 5 minutes

    Cook Time: 5 minutes

    Ingredients

    4 egg yolks

    2 tsp white wine vinegar

    ¼ tsp onion powder or 2 tbsp shallots

    2 tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped

    ½ cup butter

    salt and pepper

    Instructions:

    Mix vinegar, onion and tarragon in a small bowl.

    Crack the eggs and place the egg yolks in a pyrex bowl.

    Melt the butter on low heat in a sauce pan.

    Slowly add the butter, in a thin stream, into the egg yolks while whisking the mixture

    Stir in tarragon mixture, season with salt and pepper.

     

    Try Hollandaise or Béarnaise in the blender:

    Place the egg yolks, lemon juice, and salt and pepper in a blender. Pulse until the ingredients are well combined.

    Turn the blender to high and slowly pour in the melted butter. Blend until the sauce is thick, about 30 seconds.

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