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Mini Blueberry Smash

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Makes 2 mini cocktails Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub 2 ounce gin 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (like St. Germain) 3-4 ounces club soda fresh blueberries, for garnish thyme sprigs, for garnish slice of lemon, for garnish ice Directions: Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Add Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub, gin, elderflower […]

One Bite Appetizers, Two Sip Cocktails Menu

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

1 Limoncello Mint Spritz Proscuitto Parmesan Pinwheels Torta al Testo* with Bresaola, Arugula, and Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise 2 Keli’s Mini Mai Tai  Curry Garlic Shrimp on Madras Cheddar Shortbread Spicy Fried Chickpeas 3 Mini Blueberry Smash with Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub Peppered Strawberries on Goat Cheese Crostini with Aged Balsamic Vinegar Bleu Cheese […]

Keli’s Mini Mai Tai

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Makes 2 cocktails Ingredients: 1 ounce coconut rum 2 ounces POG (Passion, Orange, Guava Juice) Dark Rum float Pineapple spear Directions: Pour coconut rum into an ice-filled cocktail glass, stir Pour 1/4 ounce of dark rum over the back of a spoon to float on top of rum/juice mixture Garnish with a thin spear of fresh pineapple

Spicy Fried Chickpeas

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Ingredients: 2 (14 oz) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon 1 tsp kosher salt, divided 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons curry 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper Directions: Drain chickpeas into a strainer. Rinse and drain very well. Dry the chickpeas on a large sheet of paper towel, with another sheet laid […]

Blueberry-Raspberry Shrub with Thyme

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh blueberries 1/2 pound fresh raspberries 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup Ritrovo Selections Aged Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Macerate fruit and thyme in a glass bowl, mix in 1 cup sugar, stir thoroughly. Cover with a clean cloth and let sit on the counter for 2-3 days, stirring […]

Blue Cheese Gougeres with Apple Balsamic Vinegar

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Makes about 24 Ingredients: 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cubed 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup all purpose flour 3 large eggs, room temperature 1/3 cup finely crumbled Gorgonzola Ritrovo Selections Organic Apple Balsamic  Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Line large rimmed baking […]

Curry Garlic Shrimp

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Ingredients: 1 cup Greek yogurt, plain 2 tablespoons GarlicIt Twilight, finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 teaspoon curry 1 teaspoon garam masala 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 24-30 medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails intact) and thoroughly dried Additional olive oil, salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Mix yogurt, spices and olive oil and combine […]

Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Ingredients: 1 cup good-quality mayonnaise (Best Foods) 2 tablespoons of GarlicIt Roasted Garlic Condiment with Dijon Zest of 1 lemon Directions: Chop 2 tablespoons GarlicIt Roasted Garlic Condiment with Dijon and mix with mayonnaise and lemon zest.

Parmesan Prosciutto Pinwheels

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Makes about 18 Ingredients: 1 sheet frozen puff pastry*, thawed 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped 6 or 7 slices of prosciutto Directions: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Place the puff pastry sheet on your work surface so the longest edge faces you. Sprinkle with Parmesan and rosemary, leaving a 1″ […]

Mini Key Lime Coconut Cups

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Makes about 24 tarts Perfect for summer entertaining, you’ll get rave reviews. Thank you Ina Garten for the Lime Curd recipe! Ingredients for the Tart Crust: 1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs 1 cup crisp macaroon crumbs 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted Ingredients for the Filling: 1/2 cup key lime juice at room temperature (takes […]

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