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Mark Collins
Warm Triticale and Shrimp with Dill Crème Fraiche

Warm Triticale and Shrimp with Dill Crème Fraiche

  What is Triticale? Organic Triticale (trit-ih-KAY-lee) is a combination of wheat and rye. It's like the two grains had a secret handshake and the King of Wheat made a marriage pact with the King of Rye. By royal decree, only the strongest and coolest grains could marry one another. Ha ha! Not to be confused with the inbreeding of some hillbilly clans. It's way cooler...with a lot less banjo music involved. Actually, it came about through the natural process of cross-breeding of wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale). The name triticale (Triticalehexaploide Lart.) combines the scientific names of the two genera involved. The history...

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Mark Collins
7-grain Turkey Meatballs with Rosemary Blackberry Balsamic Glaze

7-grain Turkey Meatballs with Rosemary Blackberry Balsamic Glaze

   The holiday season is full of sweet parties and gatherings with all your beautiful friends and ugly friends...and weird relatives. We thought we'd share a fantastic appetizer that is simple to make ahead with a twist of gourmet.  We use ground turkey in these meatballs as well as our 7 grain flakes to add texture and nutrition.  They are baked, which makes them fast to prepare.  They can also be made up to a week ahead of your party and kept in the fridge or freezer, so they are the perfect grab for unexpected holiday guests as well.  7...

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Mark Collins
Gourmet Barbecue Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust

Gourmet Barbecue Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust

 Have you ever added farina cereal to your pizza crust? Farina, aka, Cream of wheat is the coarsely ground cereal made from the starchy endosperm of the wheat grains. Adding the uncooked raw cereal as a portion of the flour in pizza crust gives the crust a lighter texture but also gives it a little more substance. It is similar in flavor to a more Italian Artisan crust.  Gourmet BBQ Cheeseburger Pizza on Italian Farina Crust Italian Farina Crust Organic Grains Farmer’s Porridge Farina| 1 cupWater| 2 cupsSalt| 1 tspYeast| 1 Tbsp.Sugar| ¼ cupOlive Oil| ¼ cupOrganic Grains Bread Flour|...

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Mark Collins
Greek Quinoa, Feta, and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Greek Quinoa, Feta, and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

    Looking for a simple appetizer that has really complex flavors but still is easy to make? These Quinoa, Feta and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms are sure to hit the spot! The flavor profile is classically Greek with hints of lemon and dill to complement the tart tangy feta cheese. They can be made up to 2 days ahead of your party or dinner when kept in the fridge and then baked according to the directions for a quick appetizer that won't keep you away from your guests. Better yet, bring everyone into the kitchen and make them together! Drizzle generously with...

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