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Recipe of the Week

Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes



Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes


A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.


South of the Border Salad

This salad is a really nice treat in comparison to your typical garden salad. It mixes unique ingredients with a very different dressing. Prepare the fruits and vegetables and store them separately (coat the avocado in the lime juice before storing) and mix together right before serving.

Salad:

3 large ripe Haas avocados, peeled and thinly sliced
freshly squeezed lime juice
1 large head curly leaf lettuce
1 head radicchio
4 seedless oranges, peeled and sliced thinly
1 jicama, peeled and shredded
1 cup halved seedless green grapes
1 cup halved seedless red grapes

Dressing:

1 very ripe haas avocado
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
salt and pepper to taste
crushed red pepper to taste

Squeeze lime juice onto each slice of avocado and make sure the entire surface is covered. In a large flat bowl or individual salad dishes, place a ring of green lettuce leaves around the outside. In the center, place a ring of radicchio leaves. Arrange the avocado and orange slices on the green lettuce. Place the jicama on the radicchio. Sprinkle the grapes over the top. In a blender puree all of the dressing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over the salad.





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