Posts Tagged ‘cranberries’
Minty Melonballs, Port Walnuts and Goat Cheese on Endive Leaves, Sausage Stuffed Cremini Mushrooms, Warm Brie with Blackberry Wine Sauce, Mixed Greens with Pancetta, Manchego and Citrus Vodka Dressing, Apricot Grand Marnier Shrimp, Smokey BBQ Steaks, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes and Celeriac, Grilled Asparagus, Brown Basmati Rice with Cranberries and Pine Nuts, Rosemary and Dill Butters, Chocolate Pecan Mint Roll, Sweet Potato Cake with Spiced Pecan Buttercream
Special Events • Tags: asparagus, blackberries, brie, buttercream, celeriac, chocolate, cranberries, dijon, dill, Foodbuzz, goat cheese, Grand Marnier, manchego cheese, Midori, mint, mushrooms, pancetta, pecan, pine nuts, port wine, red wine, rosemary, shrimp, steak, sweet potato, thyme, vodka, whiskey, white wine
When the call went out to Foodbuzzers that it was time for the February 24, 24, 24 event, the idea for our proposal came to mind immediately. Just by looking at the picture above, maybe you can guess what it was. Now don’t get scared. We did more than just whip up drink concoctions by the gallon. No, we did much more. There are great applications for spirits, but of course the ones we are most interested in are cooking and baking. Hence, “A Tipsy Dinner Party” was born.
The world of spirits–liquor, not ghostly apparitions–spans from dark to clear, bitter to sweet, full bodied to light. They are excellent additions to a number of meals. No need to worry about truly being tipsy after a meal peppered with alcohol. Good for us, most if not all the actual alcohol burns off during the cooking process, leaving nothing but flavor.
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Orange Cranberry Rice with Almonds
Vegetarian • Tags: cranberries, orange, rice
It’s so rare that most of us have time to watch our favorite TV shows, let alone cook up a quick dinner. We putt around our kitchens opening the fridge and then the cabinet and then the fridge again, until the circular game of ‘What’s to eat’ gets too boring. Might as well settle for a Lean Cuisine, right? Wrong! We putted around the kitchen and figured a ‘lil of this and a ‘lil of that goes a long way. A bit of sweet, a dribble of tangy, a punch of spice, and you’re done. Homemade in a flash. We wish we could say it was harder than that, but we can’t!
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