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Cherry Pie

Easy Food Club® Cherry Cream Pie

Cherry cream pie

Cherry yourself up with this no-bake cherry cream pie. This pie is very simple but packs a punch with the best backyard BBQ flavors around.

Ingredients

  • 1 Food Club® graham cracker pie crust
  • 1 can Food Club® sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup Food Club® whipped topping
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • Large can of cherry pie filling

Instructions

  1. Mix sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and whipped topping in a large bowl until smooth. Add vanilla and almond extract.
  2. Pour mixture into pie crust and smooth. Top with cherry pie filling.
  3. Chill for 2-4 hours and serve cold. Enjoy!
Cherry pitting tips

Cherry Pitting Tips

Everyone loves cherry juice, cherry ice cream, and best of all, cherry pie; however, it is an additional step to remove the pits of cherries so that you can enjoy your cherry favorites. Check out our tips and tricks below to more easily pit cherries.

  1. Use a frosting tip: If you don’t have a traditional cherry pitter, use the small end of a frosting tip to gently push the pit out of the cherry.
  2. Use a chop stick: Using the thin end of a chopstick is the easiest way to push a pit through a cherry with ease.
  3. Use a straw: Use a standard straw to push a cherry pit through the cherry.

Firecracker jello snack

Firecracker Gelatin Treats

Firecracker jello snack

Pop and crackle into the 24th of July with these patriotic jello snacks. They’re extremely simple to make and perfect for any get together.

Ingredients
1 package blue gelatin
1 package red gelatin
1 container Food Club® whipped topping
1 package peelable cherry licorice

Instructions
Prepare the blue and red gelatin according to package and let set. Once set, scoop in an alternating pattern into a cup, top with whipped topping, and peelable cherry licorice. Enjoy!

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!

Dad’s Epic Ice Cream Floats

Mix up your ice cream float flavors at home with a variety of sodas. Enjoy the creamy tang of an orange float, extra vanilla with vanilla cream, or the classic root beer float.

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup flavored soda

Dad Rocks!

Tell dad he rocks with this simple activity you can do with your kids in an afternoon.

Things you’ll need

  • Rocks, washed and dried
  • Variety of paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Table cloth or protective sheet

Instructions

Simply paint the rocks with items dad loves!

Father’s Day Food Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this Sunday so it is time to decide how you are going to celebrate the men in your life. We all know that the way to any man’s heart is through his stomach. So why not get a gift that will have his heart and his stomach smiling? We have put together a list of 15 ways you and your kids can show love this Father’s Day with food.

  • Gift Cards: Dad’s love saving money, so why not pay for his groceries!
  • Soda: You’re the best POP!
  • Nuts: We are NUTS about you Dad!
  • Fresh Baked Muffins: We would be MUFFIN without you Dad!
  • Popcorn: To the best POP in the world!
  • Swedish Fish: You’re a CATCH! Happy Father’s Day!
  • Reeses Pieces: We love you to PIECES Dad!
  • Kit Kat: Take a break today Dad! You deserve it!
  • Donuts: Donut you know? You’re an awesome Dad!
  • Pops Basket (include Corn Pops, Pop-Tarts, Popcorn, Pop Rocks, Poppyseed muffins, Quaker Popped Chips: Happy POPS Day!
  • Fruit Basket: We are BANANAS about you Dad!
  • Pizza: Any way you slice it…you’re the best Dad!
  • Peanut M&Ms: To my slightly nutty but sweet Dad!
  • Ice Cream: Dad, you’re the COOLest!
  • Fresh Baked Cookies: Dad, you’re one smart COOKIE!
  • Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Bears: We love you BEAR-Y much!
Strawberry Lime Ice Cream

No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

If you’re screaming for ice cream, satisfy your cravings with this simple no-churn strawberry ice cream recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 gallon-size Simply Done® Plastic Bag
  • 1 quart-size Simply Done® Plastic Bag
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1/4 cup strawberries, mashed
  • 1 gallon-sized bag full of ice
  • 4 tbs rock salt

Instructions

  1. Add whipping cream, sugar, lime juice, and strawberries to quart size bag.
  2. Add rock salt to gallon size bag.
  3. Put quart-sized bag into gallon-sized bag and shake for 7-10 minutes until thick and creamy. Enjoy!
Strawberry Topping

Food Club® Strawberry Topping

Make this strawberry topping your jam. This recipe goes perfectly on everything from homemade ice cream to your favorite cheesecake.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Roughly chop and hull the strawberries and add them to a medium saucepan. Add sugar and lemon juice.
  2. Over medium-high heat, bring the mixture to a simmer and let simmer for 30 minutes until thickened.
  3. Serve immediately, or store in the fridge for up to 30 days.
strawberry lime red onion cilantro and jalapeno salsa

Strawberry Salsa

strawberry lime red onion cilantro and jalapeno salsa

Put a little zest in your step with this delicious and flavorful strawberry salsa. A sweet and spicy recipe that really packs a punch!

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Lime
  • Red onion
  • Jalapeno
  • Cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice and hull strawberries to desired size. Slice remaining ingredients to help release flavor.
  2. Add all sliced ingredients into a mixing bowl and gently stir together. Top with fresh squeezed lime. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Keep refrigerated covered for up to 2 days.
  4. Enjoy!