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Tuesday Recipe: Grilled Salmon BLT

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

With farmers’ markets in full swing as we gear up for the summer season, here is a recipe inspired by fresh, delicious meat and vegetables. Our Grilled Salmon BLT sandwich is a twist on an old favorite. Featured ingredients include dill, tomatoes and salmon fillets; all even tastier when bought at your local farmers’ market. This recipe is courtesy of our Farmers’ Market Favorites Cookbook, seen below.

What You’ll Need:

1/3 c. mayonnaise

2 t. fresh dill, chopped

1 t. lemon zest

4 1-inch thick salmon fillets

1/4 t. salt, 1/8 t. pepper

8 1/2-inch slices country-style bread

4 romaine lettuce leaves

2 tomatoes, sliced

6 slices bacon, crisply cooked and halved


1. Stir together mayonnaise, dill and zest; set aside.

2. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper; place on a lightly greased hot grill, skin-side down. Cook, covered, about 10 to 12 minutes without turning, until cooked through. Slide a thin metal spatula between salmon and skin; lift salmon and transfer to plate. Discard skin.

3. Arrange bread slices on grill; cook until lightly toasted on both sides. Spread mayonnaise mixture on one side of 4 toasted bread slices.

4. Top each with one lettuce leaf, 2 tomato slices, one salmon fillet, 3 slices of cooked bacon and remaining bread slice. Makes 4.

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~Quick & Yummy Pizza Crust

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012


1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast

1 teaspoon white sugar

1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

2 1/2 cups bread flour

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.

2. Stir in flour, salt and oil. Beat until smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes.

3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll into a round. Transfer crust to a lightly greased pizza pan or for best results, try our Haeger Round Pizza Stone (seen above).

4. Spread with desired toppings and bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes (may be slightly longer if using pizza stone), or until golden brown. Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.

**Try our yummy Balsamic Honey & Olive Oil Drizzle (seen below) as a light flavor accent on top of your warm pizza for a delicious added taste.

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