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Cheeseburger Stuffed Peppers

 

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Cheeseburger Stuffed Peppers

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound
    Ground Beef
  • 1 medium
    Onion
  • 2 cloves
    Garlic (minced)
  • 2 red or yellow
    Bell Peppers
  • 1 cup
    Grated cheddar cheese
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • pickles
  • ketchup

Cooking Directions

  1. brown ground meat in a fry pan with garlic and onion until cooked through.
  2. Slice peppers in half and de seed.
  3. Fill pepper half with beef and cook in oven at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese on top.
  5. Place back in the oven until cheese is melted.
  6. Remove from oven and top with lettuce, tomato, pickles and ketchup.

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Posted in Recipes, Wine

Red, White and Blue Sangria

Red white and Blue Sangria recipe

Servings:

10

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle dry white wine
  • 1 Bottle sparkling wine
  • 1 Cup(s) Apple juice
  • 2 Cup(s) Blueberries
  • 1 Cup(s) Strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Cup(s) Raspberries
  • 3 – 4 Granny Smith apples, cut into star shapes (use a small, metal cookie cutter

 

perfectly with le Cadeau Semi-Seco and Brut Sparkling Wine.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Stir together all ingredients except sparkling wine, apples and ice.

2. Cover and chill for at least two hours.

3. Stir in the sparkling wine, apples and ice just before serving. Please note, the longer the sangria chills, the more red it will be. Cut and mix in the apples last to keep them white

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Posted in Recipes

Summer Crab Cakes

Summer Crab Cake Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 12 Ounce(s) Firm white fish fillets, cut into chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon(s) Thai Kitchen® Red Curry Paste
  • 1 Egg
  • 8 Green beans, thinly sliced
  • 4 Green onions, green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 3 Cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Thai Kitchen® Premium Fish Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon(s)Cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon(s) Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) Vegetable oil
  • Thai Kitchen® Sweet Red Chili Sauce

 

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DIRECTIONS:

1. Place fish, curry paste and egg in food processor; cover. Process until smooth. Set aside. Mix green beans, green onions and garlic in large bowl. Add fish sauce, cornstarch and sugar; stir to make a smooth paste. Add fish mixture; mix well. With lightly moistened hands, divide fish mixture into 1/4 cup portions and shape into thin patties.

2. Heat a wok or heavy skillet on medium-high heat; add oil. Fry patties in batches until golden brown on each side. (Do not overcook.) Drain on paper towels.

3. Serve warm or cold with Thai Kitchen Sweet Red Chili Sauce for dipping.

*Recipe and Photo Courtesy of McCormick & Company, Inc

 

This delicious recipe for Crispy Fish Cakes pairs perfectly with the Table White Wine

 

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Posted in Wine

Walk in the Park Wine Cocktail

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Servings:

4

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle of dry red wine, chilled
  • 1/2 Cup(s) Grand Marnier
  • 1 Can Dr. Pepper, chilled
  • Brandy-soaked cherries
  • Fresh cherries (optional)
  • Sugar or your favorite sweetener, to taste (optional)
  • Ice cubes

Try this delicious Walk In The Park cocktail with a dry red wine. Find the perfect wine here.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix wine, liqueur, ice, sweetener (optional) and brandy-soaked cherries in a pitcher.

2. Top with Dr. Pepper and pour into individual glasses.

3. Garnish with fresh cherries

 

You also might like :Wine-y Wednesday Sunny Day Sangria

 

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Posted in Wine

Wine-y Wednesday Sunny Day Sangria

 

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It’s Wednesday!  Half way through the week. Here is a delicious way to celebrate. It was quite rainy yesterday and I am ready to see the sun again. This Sunny Day Sangria recipe is just the thing to celebrate summer and the last day of your kids being in school!

Servings :8

Ingredients:

1 bottle of red wine chilled

1 cup Resposado Tequila

1/2 Cup Brandy

1 cup orange juice

1/2 cup Ginger ale

Orange slices

Lime slices

Ice Cubes

 

Directions:

Mix Wine , Tequila, brandy, orange juice and ginger ale in a large pitcher

Pour over ice in individual glasses and Garnish with fruit slices.

 

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Summer recipes that pair well with this:

Fresh Steak Salad 

Super Food Salad

 

Posted in Wag it!

Homemade Doggy Ice Cream

 

Easy Homemade Doggy Ice Cream Treats

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Ingredients

  • 1 or 2
    Ripe Bananas
  • 1/3 Cup
    Peanut Butter
  • 8 oz.
    Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 6
    milk bone biscuits (optional)

Cooking Directions

  1. Peel Bananas and break into small chunks.
  2. Using a food processor, mixer or blender, mix yogurt, peanut butter and bananas together until Smooth.
  3. spoon into ice cube trays.
  4. Break the milk bones in half and insert them into each ice cube square.
  5. Freeze in freezer for 2 to 2.5 hours.
  6. Pop out one cube at a time and let your pups enjoy.

NOTE: Please make sure your Peanut Butter does not contain any artificial sweeteners, especially xylitol, as it is very poisonous to dogs.

 

Posted in baking, Budget Friendly Meals, Recipes, Uncategorized

Godiva Triple Chocolate Strawberry No Bake Dessert

Easy No Bake Dessert for summer events

Its Summer Time and the weather is heating up. As Much as I love baking, having the oven on during the warmer days can be unbearable. (Especially since we do not have air conditioning). This decadent and Easy No Bake Dessert is absolutely a favorite summer dish in our house and is great to bring to summer family gatherings because it makes a HUGE amount for a small price tag.

This no Bake dessert features three layers of Godiva pudding in white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate. It also has fresh sliced strawberries and homemade whip cream on each layer.

 

Ingredients Needed:

1 box Godiva White chocolate pudding mix

1 box Godiva milk chocolate pudding mix

1 box Godiva dark chocolate pudding mix

1 box of Nilla Wafers

6 cups of milk

2 pints whipping cream

2 tablespoons powdered Sugar

1 large crate of strawberries

1 extra large bowl or deep pan

 

Easy No Bake Directions:

Step 1: line the bowl or pan with a single layer of Nilla wafers

 

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Step 2: Mix the White chocolate pudding mix in a separate bowl according to the box directions. Immediately and gently pour the pudding on top of the wafers and refrigerate 5 minutes.

Step 3: while the pudding is chilling. Whip the whipping cream with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add in powdered sugar and whip until completely blended and fluffy.

Step 4: Slice strawberries into this slices and layer on top in a single layer on the pudding. Then carefully spread a thin layer of the whipped cream on top of the strawberries.

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Step 5: repeat layering with the milk chocolate and dark chocolate pudding. Refrigerate the pudding layers for 5 minutes each before adding on the strawberries and whip cream.

Step 5: After the last layer of pudding add sliced strawberries and a top layer of whipped cream. Decorate with chocolates and strawberries as desired.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Scoop into bowls to serve.

 

 

Variations:

Quicker:  Use pre made cool whip topping instead of making your own whip cream

Healthier/ Less Sugar: Use Sugar free pudding mix and Sugar free Cool Whip toppings.

 

Want a treat for your dog too? check out Homemade Doggy Ice Cream

or In the mood for some great grilling ? check out The Kitchen Magician’s Burger Commandments!