Archive for the ‘Snacks’ Category

September Recipe Recap

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Homemade BBQ Chicken Pizza

As September winds down and we get ready for October, we’re taking a look back at the recipes we’ve featured over the past three weeks. Put these recipes to good use this week, and stay tuned as we move onward to October treats!

BBQ Chicken Pizza

We recommend using homemade crust as the base for this pizza, as well as saving a few slices as leftovers.

Chocolate MilkshakeChocolate Milkshake

We shared this recipe on Milkshake Day, but its creaminess and decadence will have you returning to the recipe even as the days get colder (it’s that good!).

Chicken, Potato and Wild Rice Soup

We actually compiled five hearty chicken recipes last week, but this soup recipe is perfect for fall as it contains simple ingredients that will warm you on the coolest of days.

What recipes did you try during the month of September?

Tell us in the comments below and share what you’ll be concocting during October – whether it’s candy, spooky cookies, Halloween party treats or a festive fall dish.

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Parmesan Crostini with Garlic Butter Recipe

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

French BaguettesLooking for an easy appetizer recipe for a mid-afternoon soiree, or want to include a complementary appetizer at your wine and cheese party? Look no further than the Parmesan Crostini!

What you’ll need:

  • 2 French baguettes,
    cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1½ cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh garlic, minced
  • 1½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250°F and set out two large baking sheets.
  2. Arrange baguette slices onto the baking sheets.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and garlic. Drizzle half of the mixture over the bread slices.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for about 10 minutes. Turn the slices over and drizzle remaining mixture over the slices. Return to the oven and continue baking for 50 minutes – 1 hour (or until golden brown), flipping the slices over every 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle the top of each slice with grated Parmesan cheese. Serves about 14 people.

If you would like to know more about wine and cheese pairings, take a look at this guide by WineEnthusiast, and learn more about the different types of cheeses here.

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Fruit and Yogurt Popsicle Recipe

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Popsicle Recipe

These popsicles are not only great for cooling you down on a hot day, but are a simple and healthy snack solution for any time of day (and any age group). Use a popsicle mold or the paper cup method (described below) and stay cool this summer!

What You’ll Need

  • 2 cups your choice of fresh fruit
    (ex: strawberries, banana, blueberries, mango, kiwi)
  • 2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar (omit for less sweet pops)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend until slightly chunky or smooth.
  2. Fill popsicle mold per its instructions. If using Dixie paper cups, fill about 3/4 of the way with the fruit and yogurt mixture. Place a piece of tinfoil over the top and poke a popsicle stick through.
  3. Place in the freezer for at least 5 hours before serving. Enjoy for up to 4 days.

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