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Ham and Bean Soup
Getting an uncured, smoked ham hock from a farmer you know well makes ALL the difference in the overall flavor of this delicious and satiating soup!
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  1. Heat a saute pan and melt 1 tablespoon of Original Ghee.
  2. Add the shallots and celery and cook for 3-4 minutes till they become translucent.
  3. Add the carrots and cook for another 2-3 minutes, then add minced garlic and continue to cook till you smell the garlic.
  4. Stir to incorporate all the veggies. Remove from pan and add to a slow cooker.
  5. Add all the beans, chicken stock, ham hock and the herbs/spices to the slow cooker. Stir till ingredients are blended well, put on lid, turn heat on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. Stir periodically.
  6. When finished, discard the bay leaves.
  7. Remove 1.5 cups of soup and blend with an immersion blender (or blender) till it becomes a little blended/thicker. Add it back to the slow cooker and stir.
  8. Add the remaining ghee, lemon juice and adjust salt and pepper to your taste.
Recipe Notes

We think this soup’s flavor is incredible after resting for 2 days in the fridge! Great with a good salad or crusty bread and butter.

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Roasted Brussels and Green Beans
Roasted Brussels and Green Beans
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Roasted Brussels and Green Beans
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  1. Place vegetables in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil. Place vegetables on a sheet pan cover in foil or on foil on the grill.
  2. Roast or grill at 375F.
  3. Stir frequently. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Place vegetables in a bowl and toss with Black Garlic Ghee and serve.
Recipe Notes

Can also use Original Ghee in place of olive oil.

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Smoked Paprika Shrimp
Smoked Paprika Shrimp
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Smoked Paprika Shrimp
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  1. Melt Original ghee in a sauté pan, place the shrimp on one side, add the garlic and sprinkle the paprika on the shrimp.
  2. Sauté for about two minutes and turn shrimp to the other side.
  3. Add the lemon juice and sauté till they are light pink for another minute or so, based on their size.
  4. Remove from heat immediately and serve along rice or veggies of your choice. Also top off a fresh salad.
Recipe Notes

Can also add up to 2 TBS of capers based on the amount of shrimp being cooked.

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Carrot and White Bean Soup
Carrot and White Bean Soup
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Carrot and White Bean Soup
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  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Lightly grease a baking sheet with sides with coconut oil so veggies don’t stick. Melt 2 tablespoons of ghee and toss the onion, garlic and carrots until evenly coated. Place on the cookie sheet and lightly drizzle with one tablespoon of ghee. Toss veggies till evenly coated and season with salt and pepper. (You will add the leek halfway through the roasting). Roast veggies till tender and golden, about 35 minutes. (Roasting time depends on the size of your veggies.)
  2. Transfer vegetables to a blender or food processor including all the brown bits from the baking sheet and puree until smooth, slowly adding stock as needed for a smooth puree. The key word is smooth.
  3. Transfer the puree to the soup pot and stir in the stock, beans and half of the dill. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook till all the flavors are blended. Add the sour cream and last tablespoon of ghee. Season to taste with unrefined salt and cracked pepper. Garnish with the remaining dill.
Recipe Notes

Serves four and is perfect with P & J sandwiches. Use good whole grain crusty bread and your favorite nut butter and jam.

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Sriracha Ghee-Injected Chicken
Sriracha Ghee-Injected Chicken
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Sriracha Ghee-Injected Chicken
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  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Remove any giblets that are stuffed inside the chicken cavity. Wash and dry the chicken, inside and out. Sprinkle the inside with Sriracha powder and salt.
  3. Melt the ghee in a clean, narrow jar in the microwave. Using a food injector*, pull the melted ghee into the tube with the plunger. Insert it under the chicken skin at the breasts and thighs. Insert in ONE spot and move the injector around to spread the ghee under the skin without puncturing more holes. Pull the injector out and insert in the other breast. Repeat with the thigh area.
  4. Baste the outside of the chicken with a little ghee and sprinkle with paprika and chives.
  5. Reduce oven temp to 375F and bake chicken for 20 minutes. Every 15 minutes baste the chicken with pan drippings till it has reached an internal temperature of 165F** at the thickest part of the bird.
  6. Remove from oven and allow chicken to rest for 15 mins before serving.
Recipe Notes

* Find an injector at grocery stores or amazon.com

** A good rule of thumb is to allow 20 minutes per pound as a guide for roasting a chicken.

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Shrimp Kabobs
Shrimp Kabobs
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Shrimp Kabobs
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  1. If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 1 hour.
  2. Wash, shell and de-vein the shrimp. Pat dry and put aside in a bowl.
  3. Wash and de-seed the peppers and cut into quarters. Cut each quarter into thirds.
  4. Wash the tomatoes and set aside.
  5. Peel the onion and cut into thin chunks, smaller than the peppers and set aside.
  6. In a bowl, melt 11/2 tablespoons of ghee for basting. Retain the other half for melting and dipping at the table.
  7. Heat the grill.
  8. Skewer shrimp, onion, pepper and tomato as you desire on each skewer and place on a plate. Baste the whole lot and then place on the grill. Keep an eye on it – shrimp cooks fast. Turn them evenly every few minutes till done.
  9. Serve on a plate with the additional ghee, melted for dipping and basting.
Recipe Notes

So yummy with rice or crusty bread and a fresh salad.


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Freshly Roasted Tomato Soup
Freshly Roasted Tomato Soup
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Freshly Roasted Tomato Soup
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  1. To roast the tomatoes:
  2. Preheat the oven to 400F. Spread the tomatoes on a baking sheet. In a bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of melted ghee, maple syrup and BBQ mesquite seasoning and blend together. Pour mixture over the tomatoes – cut sides facing up. Season with salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste and roast in the oven at 400F for about 45 minutes.
  3. In a large stock pot, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of ghee over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until tender – about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the canned tomatoes, fresh basil and broth. Stir in the oven roasted tomatoes and simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and in the stockpot, puree the mixture with an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a food processor or blender to blend. Be careful because the soup is very hot. Remember to start blending at a slow speed and increase gradually. The soup should be smooth with some tomato chunks. Season with salt and pepper to taste. You can prepare the soup to this point and refrigerate. When ready to serve, bring to a slow simmer over medium heat. Before serving, stir in 1 tablespoon of ghee. YUM!
  5. Serves 4 generously and super delish with grilled cheese sandwich made with Black Garlic Ghee.
Recipe Notes

Serves 4 generously and super delish with grilled cheese sandwich made with Black Garlic Ghee.


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Honey Dill Carrots

Honey Dill Carrots

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Honey Dill Carrots


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  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Place scrubbed carrots into a baking dish or cooking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  3. Baste with melted Honey Ghee and a drizzle of olive oil.

  4. Sprinkle the chopped dill over the carrots and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Reduce heat to 375F and place carrots into the oven. Bake at least 40 minutes or until desired tenderness.

  6. Remove from pan, place on a serving plate, brush with remaining melted Honey Ghee, salt and pepper to taste.

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Herbed and Ghee Pasta
Simple yet so scrumptious!
Herbed and Ghee Pasta
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Herbed and Ghee Pasta
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain thoroughly.
  2. In the meantime, melt the ghee over low heat. Add all the dried herbs, salt and pepper and stir till incorporated. Simmer for about 5 mins.
  3. Once pasta is drained well, toss it back into the pot and stir in the ghee and herb mixture. Allow the pasta to warm and serve with freshly grated cheese. Salt and pepper to taste and dig in!
  4. Fantastic on its own or with a fresh salad or just about anything.
Recipe Notes

Serves 4 as a meal, 6 as a side dish.

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Roasted Tomatoes with Basil
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
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  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Wash tomatoes and cut in half. Wash, dry and julienne the basil leaves.
  3. Melt the ghee. In a bowl, the cherry tomatoes and basil, add the ghee, salt, and pepper and toss, until covered.
  4. Place in an 8 X 8 baking dish, cut sides up and roast in the oven for 35 – 50 minutes. Once they are juicy, and a little caramelized they’re done.
  5. Remove and use immediately or allow to cool. Place in a glass jar and refrigerate and use within one week.
Recipe Notes

Perfect to add to pasta, rice, chicken, fish or eggs. Alternates: For a spicy, sweet flavor, use Honey Ghee, add BBQ Mesquite, pinch of salt and a small amount of chili pepper to add a some heat. Omit the basil.