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The Best Reuben Sliders

The Best Reuben Sliders

Hosting a summer gathering for friends who love to explore their palate with new, fresh recipes? Maybe you just need a great dish to bring to the next neighborhood picnic? Here’s a quick, easy, and light recipe to impress everyone this summer! Yield: 24 servings Ingredients • Prepared Thousand Island dressing • 6 grouper filets (or other firm white fish like halibut or tilapia), turkey can be substituted for the fish (we have used both) • Salt …

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How to Make Gift Wrapped Shrimp

How to Make Gift Wrapped Shrimp

Entertaining enthusiasts, we’ve got a treat for you! We’re dishing out the recipe for our exclusive Gift Wrapped Shrimp that not only taste delicious and displays beautifully, but take less than 30-minutes to prepare. But wait – that’s not all! You can whip up this dish with items you probably already have on hand. So, have you got 30-minutes to spare? Let’s try it out! What You Need 24 medium fresh shrimp, raw, peeled, deveined 1 tbsp …

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A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

When we think of the holidays, thoughts of Spiral Honey Ham, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Assorted Pies come to mind. But have we ever thought about doing something different or out of the ordinary? This year, our team decided to create a holiday menu that can’t be served ‘family-style’ and that swaps the Mashed Potatoes for Asparagus Crostini’s. Are we crazy? Absolutely not. Is it delicious? You know it! Our holiday spread includes Asparagus Crostini’s, Beef Rolls with Soy …

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Spiked (or not!) Maine Sunset Cocktail

Spiked (or not!) Maine Sunset Cocktail

Nothing screams summer like strawberries and papaya! We get thirsty just thinking about this virgin drink. It is beautiful and the delicate sweet flavor is a party for your taste buds – you will be thrilled you made the entire gallon! Feel free to add vodka to the mixture or as the drinks are served. It is spectacular any way you mix it! Yield:  1 gallon Ingredients 6 cups fresh strawberries, sliced, plus extra whole …

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Antipasto Kabobs

Antipasto Kabobs

If you are looking for a quick and easy crowd pleaser, you must try these antipasto kabobs! They are a celebration for the eyes, and an exploration of flavors! Every time we serve them they seem to disappear right before our eyes! Enjoy! Yield: 24 servings Ingredients 5 oz package of refrigerated tri- color cheese tortellini 24 pimiento stuffed green olives 24 large pitted black olives 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 24 thin slices pepperoni …

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Serve up a Coastal Concoction

Serve up a Coastal Concoction

Do you ever have those days when you want to just sit ocean side in a tropical pub with a thirst quenching drink and something fresh to eat from the area?  If you can’t get to the ocean today, try this treat and see if it takes you there. Lobster. . .yum! Yield:  12 servings Ingredients 2 cups lobster Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tbsp snipped chives 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill, plus …

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Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Happy Friday!  The weekend is almost here!  Are you looking for dessert ideas for your next party? We love this dessert because it’s so light and PERFECT for Summer!  The middle layer is so delicious, we had to make sure we saved enough to create the desserts for our guests!  This is such a simple recipe which we have received a lot of wonderful feedback on – so we wanted to share it with all …

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How to Decorate for your July 4th Party!

How to Decorate for your July 4th Party!

Ah! July 4th parties are just around the corner and are some of my favorites. Those long weekends certainly are the perfect time to bring family and friends together to celebrate! Did you know President Reagan proclaimed 1986 the Year of the Flag. “The colors of our flag signify the qualities of the human spirit we Americans cherish,” Reagan said, “Red for courage and readiness to sacrifice; white for pure intentions and high ideals; and blue for vigilance and …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Now I know that you may not live in a four season climate but I do and I love it.  It is so nice to dress in furry sweaters, leggings and boots that have the ability to raise your internal temperature by 10 degrees when wearing them. Enjoying comfort food is more than likely to happen in the winter than any other time of the year.  Go-to comfort food for me is tomato soup and …

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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

We have loved this salad since we first made it in our test kitchen.  It is spicy and light. The crunch of the peanuts just tops it off.  Enjoy it any time of the year but it is especially delightful on a day like today! Yield:  12 servings Ingredients 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts 1/4 cup green onions, diagonally sliced 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped 1/2 cup prepared spicy peanut sauce …

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