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Frozen Raspberry Mockaritas

Frozen Raspberry Margaritas – an easy 6 ingredient recipe for the perfect warm weather drink! Raspberries are blended with sherbet, lime juice and seltzer.

Prep time: 5 minutes – Cook time: 0 minutes – Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Food Club Raspberry Sherbet
  • 2 cups Food Club Frozen Red Raspberries
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 cups Food Club Lemon Lime Seltzer
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh raspberries, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine sherbet, frozen raspberries, ice and lime juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a serving pitcher and stir in seltzer. Chill until ready to serve.
  3. If desired, rim glasses with kosher salt. Fill glasses with frozen mockarita mixture and garnish with lime wedges and fresh raspberries. Serve immediately.

Culinary Tours® Miso Soup

Enjoy this simple and healthy Japanese Miso Soup with the ease of Culinary Tours® Miso Broth.

Ingredients

  • 1 Carton (32 oz.) Culinary Tours Miso Broth
  • 1 Cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup carrot, shredded
  • 6 oz. extra-firm tofu, cut into 1/2 inch cubes

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring broth to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, add carrots.
  2. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add spinach and tofu; continue cooking just until spinach is wilted and tofu is heated through, about 1 to 2 minutes. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Mixed Vegetable Gratin

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 40 minutes Total time: 45 minutes Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 (16-ounce) bags Food Club California Blend Vegetables, thawed
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups Food Club Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (6-ounce) box Food Club Cornbread Stuffing Mix
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and coat a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Pat thawed vegetables dry with paper towels and set aside.
  2. In a large pot over medium heat melt 3 tablespoons butter. Add flour and whisk until completely incorporated. Cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
  3. Add milk, whisking constantly, and bring to a boil. Add salt, pepper, mustard, cheddar and parmesan cheeses. Mix until combined and remove from heat. Fold in vegetables until thoroughly combined. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  4. In a medium bowl, melt butter in the microwave. Add cornbread stuffing and toss to combine. Sprinkle mixture evenly over vegetable gratin and bake for 30 minutes, or until the center is hot and the top is golden-brown. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Ham-Stuffed Mushrooms

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Total time: 60 minutes Serves: 16

Ingredients:

  • 16 large cremini mushrooms
  • 1 cup Food Club Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon Food Club Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup Food Club Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup cooked ham, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove mushroom stems and use a spoon to scoop out dark mushroom gills, being careful not to break mushroom caps. Place mushrooms cup-side-up on a rimmed baking sheet and set aside
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add bread crumbs and cook, stirring frequently until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool and wipe out skillet. Add remaining olive oil and onion, red pepper, green pepper, salt, and Italian seasoning. Cook until vegetables have softened, about 7 minutes. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and let cool 5 minutes. Add mozzarella cheese, ham, and parsley. Stir to combine.
  3. Generously stuff each mushroom with filling mixture. Top with bread crumbs and bake for 25 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender. Garnish with fresh parsley.
Food Club Chocolate Chips Bag and Bowl of Pretzels with Marshmallow Bottoms that look like bunnies

Cotton Tails

Food Club Chocolate Chips Bag and Bowl of Pretzels with Marshmallow Bottoms that look like bunnies

It’s a Hoppy Easter with these marshmallow cotton tails. What’s better than a tasty and adorable treat?

Ingredients

  • Food Club® Pretzels
  • Marshmallows
  • Food Club® White Chocolate Chips
  • Pink Food Coloring

Method

  1. Start by grabbing a baking sheet and lining it with wax/parchment paper. Layout desired amounts of pretzels and place marshmallows on top.
  2. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows are cooked to your liking. Set aside.
  3. Separate 1/4 of the white chocolate chips out. Put both portions into microwave-safe bowls and heat until melted. Color the smaller portion with pink food coloring. Add your melted chocolate into a plastic baggie. Cut the corner off for piping.
  4. Layout a separate piece of wax paper and pipe the shape of the bunny feet with the white chocolate. Let it dry and then follow with the pink colored chocolate to create the pads of the feet.
  5. Take a piece of the large marshmallow and make into a small ball for the tail (you could also use mini marshmallows for this).
  6. Plate your cottontails and enjoy your adorable treat!
sugar cookies with chocolate candy eggs on top

Food Club® Bird’s Nest Sugar Cookies

sugar cookies with chocolate candy eggs on top

These bird’s nest sugar cookies are sure to be the hit of your Easter themed treats. They’re easy to make, and even easier to eat. Happy baking!

Ingredients:

Food Club® Sugar Cookie Chub

Candy Coated Chocolate Eggs

Instructions:

Follow the Food Club® sugar cookie instructions and preheat your oven to required degree.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Slice and shape the cookie dough to create the nest.

Bake for 5-7 minutes until cooked about halfway through. Take them out of the oven and carefully press the chocolate eggs into each cookie.

Bake for remaining 3-5 minutes until golden brown. When finished, let them cool before eating.

Serve, and enjoy!

Spicy Roasted Garlic Dip

Even if your brackets are already busted… you can never lose with this delicious Spicy Roasted Garlic Dip.​

Ingredients

  • 2 bulbs garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Slice top 1/2-inch off each garlic bulb. Place bulbs cut-side-up on aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt. Crimp foil to seal and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until garlic is soft and golden-brown. Let cool completely.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper in a food processor. Squeeze roasted garlic cloves into mixture and process until smooth. Season, to taste, with more salt or cayenne pepper.
  3. Garnish with chives and serve room temperature or chilled.

Corned Beef Pretzel Melts

St. Patrick’s Day🍀 is coming so get in the Leprechaun spirit with these fun Corned Beef Pretzel Melts!​

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Crav’n Flavor Soft Pretzels
  • 6 tablespoons Thousand Island Dressing
  • 1 pound corned beef, sliced
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup dill pickle chips ​

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake pretzels according to package directions. Let cool for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Take 6 pretzels and spread with dressing. Top with corned beef and provolone cheese. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  3. Top with pickle chips, more dressing, and remaining soft pretzels. Serve immediately.​

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Spinach and artichoke dip is always a good idea. Throw together this recipe favorite that never goes out of style!

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups Italian cheese blend, shredded (mozzarella/parmesan)
  • 14 oz. can artichoke
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper

Recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan, mix together cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella and parmesan until they are all melted together.
  2. Remove spinach from package and drain by applying pressure.
  3. Next, drain artichokes and chop to the size of your liking.
  4. Add the spinach and artichoke to your cheese mixture and cook for several minutes until everything is combined and heated through. Add in minced garlic, and combine once more.
  5. Remove from heat and serve with your choice of bread, crackers, etc.