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Posts By: Indra McMorran
Blackberry Chia Jam

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Many people I know stay away from making jams, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task! This recipe is flexible, easy and fast, doesn’t require purchasing any pectin or thickener, and no need to figure out how to can, as it can be easily kept in the freezer and thawed as needed. You… Read more »

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All about: Hazelnuts

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Hazelnuts, also commonly known as filberts, are produced by the hazel tree. People have been cultivating hazelnuts for approximately 9,000 years. Hazelnuts are now grown all over the world, with Turkey being the largest producer by a large margin, followed by Italy and the USA. We source our nuts from a lesser-known area for hazelnut… Read more »

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Mango & Fig Smoothie

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While I know most smoothie lovers usually use fresh or frozen fruit, reconstituting dried fruit is another great alternative, especially in the winter months when fresh fruit is hard to find and can be very expensive. The other benefit to using dried fruit is that you can buy in bulk (wholesale ordering is coming up… Read more »

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Recipes from Turkey

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We’ve had such a great response to our summer newsletter, and wanted to share a few of the recipes from Sue and Richard’s cooking class in Istanbul, Turkey. Thanks to everyone who entered for the gift basket giveaway; the contest is now closed and we’ll be drawing a name for the lucky winner on September… Read more »

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Blueberry, Pomegranate & Flax Smoothie

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Treat your taste buds with this delicious, antioxidant-rich smoothie. It’s a great way to start your morning or perk you up as an afternoon snack! For more great Rancho Vignola recipes, check out our recipes page. There’s also a link on that page to a form through which you can upload your own favourite recipes,… Read more »

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Cashew Parsley Dip and Spread

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This recipe is one we often love to share as a demo at our Harvest Events. Due to how popular it’s been, we wanted to make sure everyone got a chance to make it! Anything we use for demos has to be simple and taste great. You also need to be able to make a… Read more »

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Breakfast Rice Pudding

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Thanks to Jenafor for submitting this tasty recipe, we love to hear how people use our products in the kitchen. If you have a recipe using Rancho Vignola products, get in touch with us! You can submit your recipe on our website in the recipe section by clicking this link. We hope you try this… Read more »

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Chocolate Syrup

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With how quick and easy this recipe is to make, you can whip up a batch anytime. It’s also a great way to involve kids in the kitchen making something they’ll really enjoy. This chocolate syrup is great for making a cool glass of chocolate milk, a mug of hot chocolate, or pouring over ice… Read more »

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Barhi Caramel Sauce

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This is a great alternative to some of the traditional caramel recipes I’ve seen. Not only does this recipe work for most diets out there, it actually tastes great! I love it spread on muffins and other desserts, as a dip for fruit, drizzled on ice cream, and baked into desserts. The Barhi date is… Read more »

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