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Food Friday! Chopped Salad

Difficulty Level: 3 PITAs

(Sharp) Knife, Cutting Board, Big Ass Salad Bowl

Ingredients (for 4-5 quarts of salad):
1 head of Red Leaf Lettuce
1 Pepper (Yellow or Orange)
4-5 Radishes (depending on size)
1/2 Hot House Cucumber
1/2 Small Red Onion
1 Avocado
1/2 can of Chick Peas
Small cupped handful of Blue Cheese

Dressing (We make a homemade Goddess dressing for this salad)

First thing’s first… wash all of your veggies!

Chopping methods:

Lettuce leaves should be removed from the heart individually. Bunch the leaves together and and cut leaves into small thin shreds from top to bottom. Then, cross cut the shreds.

Dice pepper, radishes, cucumber, avocado, and (finely dice) red onion.

Drain chickpeas (save bean juice for storing other half of can) and toss into salad.

Crumble blue cheese.

Toss all ingredients together in giant bowl then slowly add in dressing.

Sides: This is your side!
Booze: A light crisp prosecco or sparkling wine.

For weight loss: remove avocado and blue cheese.

Original Recipe: This is a Bergmann Original Recipe.

Food Friday! Lamb Tajine

Difficulty Level: 1 PITA

Crock Pot, Dutch Oven, or any type of Slow Cooker

3 lb. lamb stew meat, cut in 1-inch chunks
1 large onion, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
2 parsnips, chopped
12 dried apricots, cut in half
1/4 cup dried cherries
2 cups chicken stock
1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon cayenne

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Food Friday! Leeks and Pork Belly

Difficulty Level: 3 PITAs (totally worth it though)

Cast Iron Pan

4 whole cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
10 to 15 Chinese dried red chiles
8 ounces pork belly sliced into bite-size pieces
Dark green parts from 2 large leeks, washed and sliced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce

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