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Beer-Crust Pizza

Beer-Crust Pizza

This quick and easy pizza is fun to make and tastes great!

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Prep: 15 minutes   Bake: 20 minutes   Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 bottle or can (12 ounces) beer such as lager, pale ale or IPA, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups favorite shredded cheese
  • Optional toppings: chopped/sliced bell pepper, black olives, cooked bacon, mushrooms, onion, pickled jalapeños, roasted red peppers and/or tomato; pepperoni

Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 450°; brush 2 cookie sheets with oil. In large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, sugar and salt; gradually add beer to flour mixture, stirring after each addition until incorporated.
  2. On lightly floured work surface, knead dough 1 minute or until smooth and elastic. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces; with rolling pin, roll out each into a 10-inch circle and transfer to prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake crusts 5 minutes; top with sauce, cheese and optional toppings, if desired. Bake pizzas 15 minutes or until cheese melts and crust is golden brown. Cut each pizza into 8 slices.

Chef Tip

Prepared dough can be frozen by individually wrapping each dough piece with plastic wrap and freezing for up to 2 months; thaw dough in refrigerator overnight and bring to room temperature before rolling out, topping and baking.

Nutrition

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 slices): 342 Calories, 10g Fat (4g Saturated), 22mg Cholesterol, 735mg Sodium, 46g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 2g Sugars, 1g Added Sugars, 12g Protein

Our Response to COVID-19

As a local grocer, we understand the critical nature of our business and the service we provide to the local community. We have been monitoring, planning, and working diligently to address the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation as it has developed.

The safety and health of our shoppers, store team, warehouse team, support staff, and the community at large is our prime concern. We are committed to continued action in order to prevent any unnecessary risk.

Because of the role we play in the community, we are coordinating with and monitoring the State Health Department and CDC to ensure we are taking steps to protect our team and guests. Additionally, we are working with these entities to make sure we have solid short and long-term plans in place to make sure we are here to serve you.

We have implemented a variety of precautionary measures and will continue to do so as the situation unfolds. Stay up to date and learn all of the measures we have taken here.

watermelon and blueberry star shaped skewers

Fruit Sparklers

watermelon and blueberry star shaped skewers

These fruit sparklers are sure to be the star of your 4th of July festivities. They’re easy to make, and even easier to enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 whole watermelon

16 oz fresh blueberries

Skewers

Instructions:

Slice watermelon into 1 inch thick, vertical slices. Then use a small star shaped cookie cutter to make your shapes. This is possible to achieve from making a star out of a knife, which we wish you luck on this endeavor!

Add about 10 blueberries onto your skewers, and leave a bit of room at the bottom for room to hold.

Add your watermelon star to the top of the skewer and your fruit sparklers are ready to go. Cover and refrigerate for a later snack. Enjoy!

Tin Foil S’mores

You’ll be wanting s’more of these tin-foil s’mores! Perfecly toast your marshmallows and melt your chocolate with this easy over-the-coals cooking method.

Ingredients:

8 Graham cracker sheets

8 Marshmallows

4 Chocolate bars

Directions:

Lay a 12inch x 18 inch sheet of foil on a flat surface. Place 4 graham crackers in a line and top with chocolate bars, marshmallows and top with remaining graham crackers. Cover with another 12inch x 18inch piece of foil and crimp the edges to seal.

Place on hot coals near flames for 4-5 minutes on each side. Enjoy!

Government-Mandated Face Coverings

Mandated Face Coverings Use

Salt Lake County and Summit County have made requirements regarding the use of face coverings.  

With a significant number of increased COVID cases since the pandemic’s outbreak, the Utah State Government has given support to Summit and Salt Lake Counties to require the use of face coverings.  Dan’s will support this requirement for the health and safety of our communities. 

The order will affect the following Dan’s locations: (We are not requiring the use of face coverings in all locations, only those who have orders from local jurisdictions.)

We will be offering free disposable masks for our guests, while supplies last. In addition, a variety of masks options are sold within our store.  We take mitigating the spread of COVID-19 seriously, on behalf of our guests and team. To see what we are doing, click here.

We understand that many may have concerns or want to show your support regarding mandatory face coverings. We encourage you to reach out to the following offices:

Summit County

Salt Lake County

If you have additional questions, please reach our help line:
Please call 801-978-8499 or email questions@afstores.com.
Available Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.
 

Culinary Tours Grilled Harissa Chicken Glaze

Ingredients: 

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 

2 tablespoons Culinary Tours Harissa Sauce, plus more for serving 

¼ cup honey 

1 teaspoon white vinegar 

1 garlic clove minced 

Culinary Tours Tunisian Olive Oil 

¼ cup Cilantro, optional  

Directions: 

In a small saucepan add Culinary Tours Harissa Sauce, honey, vinegar and garlic. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Whisk until sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon. Heat grill over medium high heat. Brush chicken with Tunisian Olive Oil. Season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken 5 minutes on the first side. Flip chicken and cook another 4 minutes or until cooked through, and brush cooked side with glaze. Flip and cook a few seconds on the glaze side. Brush chicken with remaining glaze and serve topped with optional cilantro. 

Salmon Tin Foil Dinner

If you’re headed to the great outdoors and looking for a quick, easy and simply delicious campfire dinner, look no further. Try this lemon salmon!

Ingredients:

1 salmon fillet

1 tsp. olive oil

Salt and lemon pepper to taste

2-6 asparagus spears

1 lemon slice

Directions:

Lay one salmon fillet and asparagus spears on 12 inch x 12 inch foil sheet and top with olive oil, salt and lemon pepper, and lemon slice. Add another 12 inch x 12 inch foil sheet on top and secure with bottom foil sheet by folding together. Put on top of hot coals just outside of the high heat and flame zone.

Let cook for 25-30 minutes and flip halfway through. Once done, unwrap and enjoy!


Culinary Tours Classic Hummus

Ingredients:

1 15.5 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 

1 garlic clove 

1 lemon, juiced 

1/2 cup tahini 

2 tablespoons water 

3/4 teaspoons salt 

freshly ground pepper 

¼ cup Culinary Tours Tunisian Olive oil, plus more for garnish 

Optional zaatar for garnish 

Pita bread and vegetables for serving 

Directions: 

In a food processor combine chickpeas, garlic lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper and process 

until smooth about 1 minute. With the machine running add olive oil and process until light and 

creamy. garnish with more olive oil and optional zaatar. Serve with pita and vegetables. 

(makes 2 cups) 

Banana-Granola Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins combine banana and chocolate to create a delicious taste sensation!

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Prep: 15 minutes   Bake: 24 minutes   Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 12 baking cups
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter or canola oil
  • 1 cup granola or any multigrain cereal
  • ½ cup dark, semisweet or milk chocolate chips

Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line standard 12-cup muffin pan with baking cups; spray cups with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, mash bananas; whisk in egg, sugar, yogurt and butter. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; stir until just combined. Fold in granola and chocolate chips; divide into prepared cups.
  3. Bake 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of muffins comes out clean.

Nutrition

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 muffin): 222 Calories, 7g Fat (4g Saturated), 22mg Cholesterol, 186mg Sodium, 37g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 18g Sugars, 12g Added Sugars, 5g Protein