Bourbon Sour “Poggi Style”

Ingredients: 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Ritrovo Selections Organic Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup Dash black walnut bitters Directions: Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and…Continue Reading

Smashed Apple Cocktail

Ingredients: 2 ounces Honey Crisp (or other) Apple Juice 2 ounces white rum ½ ounce lemon juice ½ ounce Ritrovo Selections Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1 dash bitters, like Fee Brothers apple slice Directions: Shake first four ingredients…Continue Reading

Chipotle Peanut Butter Truffles

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Eliot’s Honey Chipotle Peanut Dutter 1 cup European butter 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 1/3 graham cracker crumbs 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon shortening Directions: Mix together peanut butter,…Continue Reading

Honey Dijon Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons Ritrovo Selections Sulla Honey 2 tablespoons Beaufor Extra-Strong Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons orange juice (more or less as needed) Directions: Combine all ingredients except orange…Continue Reading

Peppery Chicken and Prosciutto Bites

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2” pieces (or thighs) 1 tablespoon Victoria Gourmet Cracked Black Pepper Rub 2 tablespoons Poggi Bonsi Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 – 8-ounce package of sliced prosciutto, cut…Continue Reading

Hazelnut Pomegranate Thumbprint Cookies

Makes 24 cookies Courtesy of Marth Stewart These crispy, crunchy, nutty delights are perfect for the holidays Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 large egg, separated,…Continue Reading

Hummus Yogurt Dip

Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons Victoria Gourmet Moroccan Seasoning 1 – 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup full-fat Greek Yogurt…Continue Reading

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs

Makes 24 cocktail-sized meatballs Ingredients: 1 pound ground lamb filet 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup grated onion, rinsed in a sieve and squeezed dry 1/4 cup white raisins, finely chopped 1…Continue Reading

Rustic Olive Oil Crackers

Makes 4 large cracker sheets Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup lukewarm water 1/3 cup Poggi Bonsi Extra Virgin Olive Oil Poggi Bonsi…Continue Reading