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Barbie Pasta Recipe

        INGREDIENTS 3 medium size beets, trimmed, washed and scrubbed 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tsp salt, divided 1 ½ cups mascarpone, divided 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1 large garlic clove, roughly chopped ½ cup grated parmesan, plus more to serve ½

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8 Tips for Cooking in Foil

Use heavy duty aluminum foil. This will help ensure the foil does not rip or tear when you are turning the packets over. And ensures you retain the juices and steam. Don’t be afraid to use TWO layers of foil. Ensure you have your square(s) of foil

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My Husband’s Iced Tea Recipe

Heat 6 cups water in a saucepan till it boils. Remove from the heat. Add 3/4 cups white granulated sugar and stir till dissolved. Add 1/2 cup loose tea (Orange Pekoe) or 5 teabags and let steep for 10 minutes. Remove the tea from the pan and

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Tzatziki Recipe

1 large cucumber, unpeeled 2 cups plain full-fat Greek yogurt 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh dill, minced 3/4 teaspoon salt Using a box grater or food processor, grate the whole cucumber and use

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Chimichurri Recipe

Chimichurri Recipe 1 cup packed fresh parsley, washed and dried 5 medium cloves garlic, peeled 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon (4g) Diamond Crystal kosher salt; for table salt, use about half as much by volume

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Everything Bagel Bombs

Ingredients 1 Everything Bagel Appetizer Mix 15 regular size refrigerated biscuits (or 8 jumbo sized) 8 oz cream cheese 1 egg, beaten Directions Combine Everything Bagel Appetizer Mix (reserve topping for later) with cream cheese, and set aside. Each Bagel Bomb will take 1 regular sized refrigerated

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Lemon Garlic Chicken

This one-pan meal is so delish – they will want seconds! I riffed this recipe after being inspired by some internet surfing, and what I had on hand. We loved it!!! And I learned something today which was a lightbulb moment for me…using Chicken Base in the

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Lemon Ice Cream Cake

Lemon Ice Cream Cake Recipe For the crust: 2 sleeves of graham crackers 4 tbl of butter For the cake: 1 quart of vanilla ice cream 1 can of frozen lemonade, thawed Crush the package of graham crackers until fine. Melt the butter. Reserve a tbl of

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Springtime Gumdrop Recipe

gumdrop recipe

Spring is the PERFECT time to make delicious sweet treats! Why not try GUMDROPS?! This yummy recipe is from Bickford, the makers of our wide array of flavors. They are great not only for gumdrops, but all sorts of candies, frostings, ice creams and other treats.  

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The Difference Between White & Black Truffle Oil

Most people recognize truffles as a more fancy, “pinkies up” kind of ingredient, a type of mushroom that grows beneath the ground and are a very expensive ingredient. But we have some delicious truffle-infused items for you to enjoy without breaking the bank! The bulk of truffles

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Tomato Powder Your New Favorite Ingredient

Tomato Powder is soon to be your new favorite ingredient once you realize how many delicious ways there are to use it! It’s an easy way to spruce up any dish in need of that classic tomato flavor. It’s delicious with eggs, soups, or sauces, dressings and

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Powdered Egg Whites Magically Handy Ingredient

An old fashioned ingredient, most of our grandmothers may have had on hand and there are so many good reasons she kept them around! Powdered Egg Whites are dried egg white (pure albumen). And super handy to have around if you run out of eggs! You can

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Don’t Throw That Milk Out!

Do you have a gallon of milk that maybe not “as fresh” anymore? The “Best Buy Date” on many foods is more a suggestion than a “rule”, and to be honest,  groceries aren’t cheap plus it’s super wasteful! When it comes to our milk, often times there

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Christmas Time means German Springerle Cookies

    Two hard-to-find ingredients are popular with our customers this time of year….Bakers Ammonia and Anise Oil (of course we stock it). They are the coveted ingredients for German Springerle Cookies. These cookies take a bit of a commitment to bake, but well worth the effort.

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Quackers – Goose Poop Inspired Snack Crackers

If you love our customer favorite Goose Poop Sweet & Spicy Relish you are gonna love their BRAND NEW Goosed Dust! A dry rub version of that deliciously unique sweet. Perfect to use on anything from chicken wings to veggies, but one of our favorite ideas is

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Is Brining That Turkey So Important?

turkey brining

Many argue the importance of brining your Thanksgiving Turkey, and we say YES you should! Can you still have a delicious turkey without brining? Yes. BUT can you have an even more delicious and especially moist turkey WITH brining? Definitely YES! Two basic things happen to your

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Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast


This morning deliciousness will be a new family favorite Fall food- Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast! Super easy to make with no need for opening a whole can of pumpkin because instead, you’ll use the Pumpkin Pie Wind & Willow Cheeseball & Dessert Mix. 8 thick-cut slices of

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How To Make Frozen Pizza Gourmet

Frozen pizza is far from being ‘homemade’ but we have some delicious tips to making a decent frozen pizza into a new and family favorite easy dinner night! Dress up the crust: one of the tastiest tips we love is brushing the frozen crust with melted butter

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Tips For Grilling Fruit


If you’ve never tried grilled fruit, wow you don’t know the deliciousness you’re missing! Grilling your fruit whether as a tasty appetizer, a sweet & savory side dish or a special dessert is an excellent way to use seasonal fruits and the hot grill to wow your

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Moroccan Chicken Wings


Want to try a tasty new twist on your usual chicken wings? Try this delicious Moroccan Chicken Wing recipe that has a little heat, a little sweet and loads of flavor!             2 1/2 pounds chicken wings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2

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