Posts Tagged ‘punch recipe’

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Want to cook something new for Thanksgiving this year? Or maybe you need a little inspiration for a dish that impresses your guests? We’ve rounded up fifteen recipes to make for Turkey Day – just click on the links for ingredients and directions.

Cranberries

Beverages:

Sides:

Apple Crisp Pecan Pie

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Seven Favorite Apple and Pumpkin Recipes

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Our last full week of October is here, and while we are excited for Halloween to arrive, we are also looking forward to Thanksgiving (it is just 30 days away!). This week, we are laying out seven of our favorite apple and pumpkin recipes to continue celebrating fall and its festive occasions, whether that means a cozy date on the couch or an autumn dinner party with friends.

Apple Muffin with Crumble Topping

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Apple Muffins

Perfect for chilly mornings (that are upon us) during the weekend or as a grab-and-go breakfast during the week. The crumble topping is an added bonus to this tasty apple confection.

Halloween Apple Mouths

Let the kids have a little fun with their after school snack by serving these spook-tacular treats. They are quick and easy to make, especially if you are rushing to sports practices or a last-minute Halloween kids party.

Beverage Dispenser with Chalkboard Label & StandApple Cider Punch

Perhaps the drink of fall, this apple cider concoction is a mixture of fruit juices that will leave your party guests refreshed and thirsty for more.

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

The best of three worlds, really. Satisfy pumpkin pie lovers, cheesecake lovers, pie lovers, and general pumpkin lovers with this irresistible recipe you may find yourself making all year long.

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Things just got better. Milkshakes aren’t just for summer, this fall alternative is creamy and delicious to serve at any party or while you’re watching your favorite Halloween movies.

Pumpkin Bread

Infuse a loaf of bread with delicious pumpkin by following this recipe and serve for breakfast, dessert or a snack (we recommend adding chocolate chips!).

Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip & Pecan Granola Bars

Talk about flavor! This homemade granola bar recipe can be altered to fit your tastes, and offers a great way to start off your mornings right this season.

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Favorite Party Punch Recipes

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Today is Punch Day, but no worries, this particular designation celebrates the delicious beverage served at almost every holiday party, birthday party, wedding and other special events. Here are some of our favorite punch recipes for any occasion, just add the sparkling or alcoholic beverage of your choice.

Cran-Orange Punch

What you’ll need:                                      Directions:

  • 16 fluid ounces cranberry juice             1. In a large punch bowl or pitcher, mix the cranberry juice,
  • 16 fluid ounces ginger ale                         ginger ale, lemon juice and orange juice.
  • 4 fluid ounces lemon juice                    2. Add honey and combine well; serve over ice.
  • 8 fluid ounces orange juice, no pulp
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons honey

LemonsHoneydew Punch

What you’ll need:

  • 4 cups seeded honeydew melon, cubed
  • 1 cup lemonade
  • 3 kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups white grape juice, unsweetened

Directions:

  1. Place the melon chunks and 1/2 cup lemonade in a large blender; cover and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour through a strainer into a large pitcher to remove any pulp and solids.Place the remaining 1/2 cup lemonade and chopped kiwis in the blender; cover and blend until smooth.
  3. Again, pour through the strainer into a large pitcher*.
  4. Add the white grape juice, stir well, and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 3 days. Serve over ice.

*Note: Alternatively, you can place all the melon, lemonade and chopped kiwi in a very large food processor fitted with the chopping blade, and process until smooth. Pour through a strainer into a large pitcher, then proceed with step 3.

Beverage Dispenser with Chalkboard Label & Stand

Apple Cider Punch

What you’ll need:

  • 12 cups apple cider
  • 4 cups fresh orange juice
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice, or to taste
  • 1 bottle sparkling white grape juice
  • 1 medium Macintosh apple
  • Cinnamon for garnish

Directions:

  1. Stir apple cider, orange juice, lemon juice and white grape juice together in a punch bowl or beverage dispenser.
  2. Thinly slice the apple vertically and place in the punch.
  3. Refrigerate until serving; pour into wine or champagne glasses or leave in punch bowl. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.

Classic Fruit Punch

What you’ll need:

  • 64 fluid ounces fruit punch, chilled
  • 64 fluid ounces unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled
  • 1 (2-liter) bottle ginger ale, chilled
  • 1/2 gallon orange sherbert

Directions:

  1. In a large punch bowl, mix together fruit punch, pineapple juice and ginger ale.
  2. Using an ice cream scoop, add sherbet into the punch.
  3. Once the sherbet is slightly melted, gently stir and serve.

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