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Why make regular meatballs when you can dress them up with Laura’s signature Pure Maple Dark Balsamic Vinegar! This delicious recipe was created using ingredients from our in-store oil and vinegar bar and has become a staff and customer favorite. Our recipe makes enough for multiple weeknight dinners, making cooking after a busy day easy, without compromising on taste. Ingredients  For the Meatballs 2 lbs ground beef  2lbs of ground pork    1 medium Spanish onion   3 cloves of garlic    ½ cup of Panko bread crumbs  2 tbsp of 10% or 18% Cream  1 egg    1 tsp black pepper ...

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Originally created for Laura’s Christmas Open House, this spread is perfect as a snack or an appetizer! The secret ingredient is the dill pollen we found in California that elevates this decadent dish with its delicate dill taste and compliments the smoked salmon perfectly.  Ingredients 8 oz. cream cheese  ¼ cup sour cream  ¼ cup mayonnaise   1 tbsp fresh lemon juice   2 tbsp capers, drained ¼ tsp Tabasco sauce   4 oz. smoked salmon, roughly chopped   1 tbsp dill pollen   2 tbsp freshly chopped chives   Borsari original to taste Directions Combine cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, capers and Tabasco...

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Appetizers, Merquen -

On a 2018 trip to Chile Kim met with the famous Mapuche chef Anita Epulef in Curarrehu, Chile. Anita doesn't speak a word of English but still managed to share some of her favorite Mapuche recipes.  Ingredients 8-10 Plum Tomatoes Whole 1 Red Pepper Whole 1/2 Red Onion, Skin On 4-6 Cloves Garlic, Skin ON  1 or More Thai Chiles 1 or More Jalepenos Juice from 1 Lime 1 tsp Borsari or Sea Salt 1 tsp Merquen Directions Roast all tomatoes, peppers, onion and garlic on a parchment-lined baking pan at 350 deg for approx. 30 minutes, turning every 5...

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Kimchi -

Ingredients 1 1/2 Large Cabbage Shredded 2 Thai Chiles Minced 2 Carrots Shredded 1 Shallot Minced 2 Large Garlic Minced 1 Thumb Size piece of Ginger Minced 5 Slightly Mashed red Juniper Berries 1/4 tsp Coriander Seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds 5 Slightly Mashed red Juniper Berries 1/4 tsp Coriander Seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp Aji Pepper 1/4 tsp Urfa Biber Pepper 1 tsp Fermented Peppercorns 1/2 tsp Miso 6 tsp Sea Salt Note: All of these spices are sold at Laura's if you cannot find them or do not already have them Directions In a large glass bowl (not...

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