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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Mini Icebox Cake

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Icebox Cake with layer upon layer of chocolate cookies, whipped cream, chocolate pudding and luscious strawberries make up this insanely simple and delicious no-bake strawberry cake.

Prep time: 5 minutes – Total time: 5 minutes (plus chilling time) – Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 (3.9-ounce) package Food Club Chocolate Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 18 chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups Food Club Extra Creamy Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Fresh mint for garnishI

Directions:
Strawberry Icebox Cake with layer upon layer of cookies, cream, and luscious strawberries make up this insanely simple and delicious no-bake strawberry cake. The fabulous vanilla whipped cream frosting will certainly knock your socks off. If you’ve never tried a no-bake strawberry shortcake cake, you are in for a real treat.

  1. Prepare pudding according to package directions. Place a cookie in the bottom of a small, glass jar. Top with a layer of pudding. Follow with a layer of thinly sliced strawberries and a layer of whipped topping. Repeat layers two more times, ending with whipped topping. Repeat with 5 remaining jars.
  2. Cover jars with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to overnight.
  3. When ready to serve, garnish with mini chocolate chips, strawberries and fresh mint

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.

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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

  1. 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.
  2. Heat grill over medium-high heat. Brush chicken with Tunisian Olive Oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill chicken for 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.
  4. Brush chicken with remaining glaze and serve topped with optional cilantro. 

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!

Tuscan Chicken & Gnocchi Soup

Make this authentic (and delicious) Tuscan Chicken & Gnocchi Soup for the perfect dinner.​

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium-sized onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 10-12 ounces each)
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and diced
  • 1 (16-ounce) package potato gnocchi
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, roughly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded ​

Directions

  1. Set Instant Pot to “Sauté” mode and add butter.
  2. When butter is melted, add onion and garlic and cook just until onion starts to soften for about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth, Italian Seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, red pepper, and salt to pot and scrape any browned bits from bottom of pan.
  4. Add frozen chicken to pan and lock Instant Pot lid in place, making sure venting valve is sealed.
  5. Set Instant Pot to cook at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  6. When cooking time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 18 minutes, and then carefully turn venting valve to release any remaining pressure. When pressure pin drops, remove lid.
  7. Remove chicken from pot and place on a cutting board to shred once cooled.
  8. Set Instant Pot on “Sauté” mode and bring broth to a simmer.
  9. Place flour in a medium-sized bowl and slowly whisk in milk and cream until smooth.
  10. Pour milk mixture into simmering broth, stirring constantly until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.
  11. Add shredded chicken, tomatoes, gnocchi, and spinach to pot and cook for 1-2 minutes longer or until gnocchi rise to the top of the soup. Cancel “Sauté” mode.
  12. Stir balsamic vinegar and Parmesan cheese into soup and serve.​