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Baked Tomatoes

These baked tomatoes are a simple, quick side-dish or appetizer that is perfect for any occasion!

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe vine-ripened tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for tossing and drizzling
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Food Club Italian Cheese Blend
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • Pinch red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Slice tomatoes, discard seeds /juice, and add to casserole dish.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper.
  4. Combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, Food Club cheese, parsley, garlic, shallots, red pepper flakes, and some salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  5. Fill the tomatoes with mixture. Bake 20 minutes and drizzle with a splash of olive oil before serving.
  6. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter & Jelly Breakfast Tarts

Start your day off with a tasty lunchtime classic turned into a breakfast pastry!

Watch the video recipe here and check out the deals in our weekly ad here!

Prep: 25 minutes   Bake: 25 minutes   Serves: 6

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 package (14.1 ounces) refrigerated pie crusts
  • All-purpose flour for dusting
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup raspberry fruit spread
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon finely crushed honey graham crackers

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. Soften pie crusts as label directs.
  2. Lightly dust work surface with flour; unroll pie crusts. With knife, cut 4 (3½ x 3-inch) rectangles from each pie crust. Gather dough scraps; with rolling pin, roll out scraps and cut 4 more rectangles. Place about 1 heaping tablespoon peanut butter and 2 teaspoons preserves in center of 6 rectangles; top each with remaining 6 rectangles, seal edges with fork and place on prepared pan.
  3. In small bowl, whisk egg; brush over tarts. With paring knife, cut 2 small slits in top of each tart; bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 6 tarts.
  4. In small bowl, whisk sugar and milk; carefully spread over tarts and sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 tart): 407 Calories, 23g Fat (7g Saturated), 26mg Cholesterol, 355mg Sodium, 48g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 20g Sugars, 7g Protein

Enjoy FALL at Home

Fall is a beautiful season. I don’t think a single person can disagree with that. The green leaves change to beautiful reds, oranges and yellows. The warmth in the air turns to a slight crisp and the the outdoor celebrations turn into family fun at home.

The season always seems to come and go too quick with the bitter chill of winter following. Take time this fall season to slow down and enjoy family and friends in the comfort of your home. Here are 10 ways to do just that!

  1. Enjoy dinner outdoors with your family in the slight chill before it gets too cold.
  2. Make everything and anything pumpkin spice! Try out this recipe for a delicious Pumpkin Spice Dump Cake.
  3. Go on a leaf hunt. Search for different colors, sizes and shapes.
  4. Try a new slow cooker recipe like this one – 4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Pot Roast.
  5. Go apple picking with friends and family and then make a warm apple crisp.
  6. Head into one of our stores and grab a fresh baked donut and apple cider.
  7. Enjoy a beautiful fall sunset cuddled under a cozy blanket.
  8. Decorate your home with fall colors and all kinds of pumpkins. Check out the pumpkin selection we have at our stores!
  9. Gather some old clothes and build a scarecrow in your backyard.
  10. Have a soup night – make a few of your favorite soups and enjoy! Here is a good one to try out – Turkey Noodle Soup.

Culinary Tours® Teriyaki Salmon and Rice

Simplify your weeknight with Culinary Tours® Sesame Teriyaki Sauce to create a quick teriyaki salmon. To see savings on your favorite Culinary Tours® products, click here.

Ingredients:

4 (5-6 oz.) salmon filets

1/2 cup Culinary Tours Sesame Teriyaki Sauce

1 cup long grain white rice

2 cups water

salt and pepper

1 lb. broccoli or broccolini trimmed

olive oil

1 green onion, chopped

sesame seeds (optional)

Directions:

Heat oven to 450 degrees.

On a sheet pan lined with foil, add broccoli to one side. Toss broccoli with olive oil, salt and pepper. To the other side, add salmon fillets. Season salmon with salt and pepper and top with 1/2 of the teriyaki sauce.

Roast for 15-17 minutes. Meanwhile, rinse rice until water runs clear. bring rice to a boil with 2 cups water in a small pot over medium-high heat. Sprinkle with salt. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 15 minutes until water is absorbed. Fluff rice with a fork and keep warm with the heat off. Drizzle with remaining teriyaki sauce before serving. Garnish with green onions and sesame seed.

veggie and meat kabobs on a grill smoking

Build Your Own Kabob

veggie and meat kabobs on a grill smoking

Grilling calls for a variety of recipes, with kabobs coming in on top! Whether it’s a fajita style skewer or a veggie medley, these tips and tricks will make sure your kabobs are the talk of the BBQ.

Kabob Grilling 101

  • Preheat the grill until you reach a consistent temperature before placing any skewers on it. We recommend around 375 degrees.
  • Be sure to cut your meat and vegetables into similar sizes so they can cook evenly.
  • Assess the space on the grill, and cut your meat and vegetables larger than the space between the griddles so they have a larger surface area of heat.
  • Submerge your wooden skewers in water before cooking to avoid burning the wood.
  • In order to create the desired grill marks, be sure to let your kabob settle and cook long enough before rotating them.
  • Add some olive or vegetable oil onto your kabobs before placing them on the grill.
  • It is helpful to set a timer with each turn to ensure each side of the kabob gets even heat.
  • Grilling your kabob at a consistent medium heat than cranking the heat up too high. This will help you avoid a tough and burned kabob.

Average Cooking Times

  • Most meats cook for around 12-15 minutes.
  • Fish should take around 10 minutes.
  • Veggies should take around 8-10 minutes.

Build Your Own Kabob

Try some of our favorite kabob pairings!

  • Steak, Potato & Bell Peppers
    • Stack together seasoned steak, cubed potatoes, and bell peppers to make this delicious kabob.
  • Lemon & Garlic Shrimp
    • Add some citrus flavor to your shrimp skewer and top with garlic, basil and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Veggie Medley
    • Line up mushrooms, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, zucchini and more for the ultimate veggie medley. Top with olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic to complete the palette.
  • Grilled Chicken
    • Cube chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces and pair with yellow bell pepper, zucchini, and red onion. Top with olive oil, soy sauce, honey and minced garlic medley. Top with salt and pepper.
  • Meat Only
    • Take your favorite meat and throw it on a skewer. Top with salt and pepper to taste and olive oil for browning. Pair with veggie kabobs as a side.

Tailgating at Home

Tis the season for tailgating! We all know that the essentials to any great tailgate are good people, great food and, of course, the game. All of those things can be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. This year surround yourself with your favorite people and foods and make this tailgating season one to remember.

You are in charge of getting your favorite people together, but we are here to help with the menu. Every tailgating party needs wings, dips and desserts so we have created a list of some of our favorites that are perfect for any football feast.

Wings

Dips

Desserts

Shop all of these tailgating recipes online. Start shopping now!

Baking with Pumpkins

As a member of the gourd family, pumpkins have a variety of uses.  The most popular use is of course the carving of Jack-O-Lanterns; however, there are many other things that a pumpkin can be incorporated into.  We’ve given you some fun cooking and recipe ideas to make sure your fall season is unforgettable!

pumpkin

One thing to understand is which pumpkin to use for specific things.

For Pies & Purees

  • Sugar Pie Pumpkins
  • Cinderella Pumpkins

These pumpkins are sweet and have a less dense skin that allows easy baking.  You won’t be disappointed in the taste!  For step-by-step instructions on how to make your own puree visit Allrecipes.com

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Everyone loves pumpkin pie! With these simple Mini Pumpkin Pies your whole family can enjoy their own treat.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars

Layer your favorite flavor into a simple canning jar that is a simple replacement for  a fall favorite.

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Don’t settle for a basic cake- make a pumpkin dump cake! This technique gives a delicious crunch to the top layer of the cake while still maintaining a fluffy and traditional cake layer underneath.

Pumpkin Bread

The ultimate classic dessert of the season. Make this easy pumpkin bread any day of the week and eat it on its own or make into a luxurious french toast.

Pumpkin No Bake Pumpkin Cookies

Curb your sweet tooth immediately with these no-bake pumpkin cookies.

Happy Fall!

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole

What’s better than your favorite soup in casserole form? Warm up and have a family meal with this Chicken Noodle Casserole.

Ingredients:

1 bag Food Club® Egg Noodles

1 can Food Club® chicken

2 10 oz. cans Food Club® cream of chicken soup

2 cups Food Club® shredded mild cheddar cheese

1 bag frozen peas and carrots

Salt and pepper

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 inch pan.

Cook egg noodles according to package.

In a large bowl, mix noodles, chicken, cream of chicken, 2 1/2 cups cheese, frozen veggies and seasoning. Pour into pan and top with remaining cheese.

Bake for 45 minutes and serve.