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We suggest that you just start sprinkling the blends on whatever you’re cooking tonight; but these recipes can give you some new ideas for cooking in your kitchen. Notes at the bottom of the recipes will give you additional ideas for exchanging flavors of blends you have on hand. Don’t forget to check out our simple chicken recipes!

Citrus Salad with Bacon and Red Onion

4 cups torn mixed salad greens
4 cups baby spinach leaves
1 large navel orange, peeled, thinly sliced and halved
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup thin red onion rings
3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 tsp Basiks at Home™ Original Blend
1/3 cup Basiks at Home Blood Orange Oil
3 TBSP Basiks at Home Fig Aged Traditional Balsamic

Combine all ingredients except oil and vinegar. Add oil and vinegar to dress just before serving.

Can Substitute Blood Orange EVOO for Garlic, Lemon, Tuscan Herb, Lime or Walnut Oil.

Can Substitute Fig Aged Traditional Balsamic for Peach, Honey Ginger, Pomegranate, or Dark Chocolate.

Can Substitute Original Blend for Italian Table Blend, Key West Citrus Blend, Hunters Blend, Anglers Blend, Lemon Pepper Blend.


Blood Orange EVOO Chopped Salad

3 TBSP Basiks at Home™ Fig Balsamic Vinegar

¼ cup Basiks at Home™ Blood Orange EVOO (can subsitute BAH Lemon EVOO)

1 small shallot, chopped

½ tsp grated orange zest, optional

½ tsp Basiks at Home™ Original Spice Blend (can substitue Key West Citrus Blend)

1 small head radicchio, diced

1 small carrot, shredded, or 1/4cup matchstick carrots

1 small head escarole, chopped

1/4cup dried Craisins®

3/4cup gorgonzola, parmesan or blue cheese, crumbled

 

In a small bowl, whisk together BAH Fig Vinegar, BAH Blood Orange EVOO, shallots, orange zest,

and BAH Original Blend. In a large bowl, combine the radicchio, carrots, escarole, endive and Craisins®. Toss with dressing. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately. Serves 4.


Orange Chiffon Cake

2 cups flour
4 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
1 ½ cup sugar
¾ cup Basiks at Home Blood Orange oil
6 large eggs, separated
2 TBSP. orange zest
¼ tsp. cream of tartar

Preheat oven to 325. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and 1 cup sugar. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add oil, egg yolks zest and ¼ cup cold water; whisk batter until smooth. Using an electric mixer, beat egg-whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining ½ cup sugar; continue to beat until peaks form. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold half of egg-white mixture into batter. Fold in remaining egg-white mixture just until combined .Pour batter into a 10" footed angel-food cake pan with a removable bottom; bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean 55-60 minutes. Remove from oven; invert; still in pan onto a baking sheet. Cool completely. Run a knife around edge and center to release cake. Serve with whip cream. Can be done in a Bundt Pan as well.

Can Substitute Blood Orange EVOO for Lemon, Lime or Walnut Oil.

Can Substitute oranges then for lemons, limes or chopped walnuts


Key West and Lime Grilled Scallops

2 TBSP. minced scallions
1 clove garlic
¼ cup. Basiks at Home Persian Lime or Lemon or Blood Orange EVOO
1 tsp. Basiks at Home™ Key West Citrus Blend
1 lb. scallops

Combine scallions, garlic, Blood Orange olive oil and Key West Citrus Blend in a large glass bowl. Add scallops to bowl and marinade for 30 minutes. Thread scallops on four skewers and grill over medium heat for 8 minutes Turn several times during cooking and baste with remaining marinade.

Can Substitute Blood Orange EVOO, or Garlic, or Lemon, or Tuscan Herb, or Walnut Oil for Persian Lime 

Can Substitute Key West Citrus Blend for Italian Table Blend, Original Blend, Hunters Blend, Anglers Blend, Lemon Pepper Blend.


Key West Broccoli with Almonds

4 cups frozen broccoli florets
4 TBSP Basiks at Home
Blood Orange or Lemon olive oil

2 tsp Basiks at Home™ Key West Citrus Blend
¼ cup sliced toasted almonds

Steam broccoli and drizzle with oil. Garnish with toasted almonds. Serve.

Can Substitute Blood Orange EVOO for Garlic, Lemon, Tuscan Herb, Lime or Walnut Oil.

Can Substitute Key West Citrus Blend for Original Blend, Hunters Blend, Anglers Blend, Authentic Southwest Blend, Lemon Pepper Blend or Jerk Blend.


Blood Orange and Fig Gourmet Salad

3 TBSP Basiks at Home™ Fig Balsamic Vinegar

¼ cup Basiks at Home™ Blood Orange EVOO           

1 small shallot, chopped

½ tsp grated orange zest, optional

½ tsp Basiks at Home™ Original Spice Blend        

1 small head radicchio, diced

1 small carrot, shredded, or 1/4 cup matchstick carrots

1 small head escarole, chopped dried Craisins® 3/4c gorgonzola,
parmesan or blue cheese, crumbled

In a small bowl, whisk together BAH Fig Vinegar,

BAH Blood Orange EVOO, shallots, orange zest,

and BAH Original Blend. In a large bowl, combine

the radicchio, carrots, escarole, endive and Craisins®.  

Toss with dressing. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.

Serves 4. BAH Lemon EVOO can be substituted for the Blood Orange.