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Mother's Day X Cinco De Mayo 2021

Mother's Day X Cinco De Mayo 2021

May is rapidly approaching and with it comes again the opportunity to celebrate two of the most loved things on the planet - Mexican cuisine and our moms. Treat mom to a great lunch this year with these great recipes for a jamon con manchego torta (that's Spanish for ham and cheese sammy, but an extra tasty one) and strawberry basil margarita. Muy delicioso! Mother’s Day Jamon Serrano, Manchego and Fig Jam Baguette Ingredients: Jamon SerranoManchego CheeseFig JamArugulaFrench BaguettePickled Serrano Peppers, optional Directions: Cut French baguette to desired length, then cut each piece lengthwise – do not cut all the...

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Homemade Sweet & Salty Chex Mix – Easter Goodie Bag

Homemade Sweet & Salty Chex Mix – Easter Goodie Bag

Directions: ½ cup corn kernels, Catamount Corn Popper by Prepara 1 tsp olive oil, optional Butter, optional Salt for taste 2 ½ cups mini pretzels 1 ½ cup mini marshmallows 2 cups frosted wheat squares 2 cups chocolate morsels, melted (Catamount Butter Warmer) 2 ½ cups Annie’s Bunny Graham Crackers Neapolitan   Ingredients: Fill bottom of the Catamount Corn Popper with ½ cup of kernels. Add a teaspoon of oil if desired but not necessary. Place butter melting lid on top and add a pat of butter if desired. Place in microwave on high for 3-5 min. Cooking times may...

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Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

With the advent of theatrical releases going straight to streaming, there’s been no better time to gather the family and have movie night. Aside from dedicated family time, what makes it special is the setup. The first thing to do is find a movie everyone can agree on, but the next step is just as important: snacks. Typically, some combo of popcorn, candy, and cookies. Then, settle in, park it on the couch or in a comfortable chair, wrap up in cozy blanket, and watch the show.   If you're looking to make your family movie night into a running tradition,...

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Homemade Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Homemade Chocolate Covered Strawberries

By: Annie Rosario   Treat that special someone to an easy homemade treat this Valentine’s Day! Chocolate covered strawberries are so delicious and pairs perfectly with a nice glass of champagne to celebrate the day of love.   Ingredients: 12-18 large strawberries 2 tsp vegetable oil 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate morsels   Directions: Wash and dry strawberries. Leave stem/leaves on. Place parchment paper on a baking sheet and set aside. In the Prepara Butter Warmer, melt chocolate on medium/low heat with vegetable oil and stir with spatula. Once fully melted, remove warmer from heat and turn off stove. Dip each...

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Mini Red Potato Skins

Mini Red Potato Skins

By: Annie Rosario Perfectly creamy, crunchy and packed with flavor, these mini red potato skins will be a touchdown for Super Bowl Sunday! Ingredients: 12 mini red potatoes 1 tablespoon sour cream ¾ tsp olive oil, plus more for drizzling ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese Salt and pepper, to taste 4 strips of bacon, crumbled 1 tablespoon Green Onions, chopped   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut potatoes lengthwise in half. Place them on a backing sheet and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Let Potatoes cook for 20 minutes or until fork tender. While the potatoes are...

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