Persimmon and Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

Persimmon and Goat Cheese Salad

Here’s a great gluten free salad recipe using San-J Tamari Ginger Salad Dressing:

Persimmon and Goat Cheese Salad

Recipe by Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

6 cups Baby Salad Greens
3 Tablespoons San-J Tamari Ginger Salad Dressing
Salt and pepper
3 Fuyu Persimmons, peeled and cut into 6 wedges each
6 ounces Crumbled Goat Cheese
1/3 cup Roasted Walnuts
1/3 cup Pomegranate Seeds

Directions

Toss the salad greens with San-J Tamari Ginger Salad Dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Arrange on 6 salad plates. Top with the persimmons, goat cheese, walnuts and pomegranate seeds. Serve immediately.

Serves 6

Recipe: Roasted Cornish Game Hens With Orange Teriyaki Sauce

Roasted Cornish Hens with Orange Teryaki Sauce

Just in time for the holiday season, here’s a recipe for roasted Cornish game hens, prepared with a gluten free San-J Teriyaki sauce:

Roasted Cornish Game Hens With Orange Teriyaki Sauce

Recipe by Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

1 cup San-J Teriyaki Sauce
1 cup Orange Juice
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 piece Fresh Ginger, (2 inch by 1 inch) finely grated
6 Cornish game hens (1 – 1 ¼ pound each)
1 cup Gluten Free Chicken Stock
Salt and Pepper

Directions

Whisk together the San-J Teriyaki Sauce, orange juice, garlic, and ginger. Place game hens in a large food storage bag, add 1 cup of the marinade, reserving the rest, and let the hens marinate at room temperature for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place a rack on a rimmed baking sheet and arrange the hens on the rack. Drizzle each hen with the marinade from the bag. Roasted the hens for 35 – 40 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees, basting occasionally with some of the reserved marinade.

Transfer the hens to a platter, cover with foil and let sit while preparing the sauce.

Pour any juices from the roasting pan into a saucepan along with the remaining reserved marinade and the chicken stock. Bring to a boil and let cook for 5 – 6 minutes or until thicken. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve the hens topped with the sauce.

Serves 6

15 Savory Pumpkin Recipes

Sweet or savory that is the question. Pumpkin is usually thought of as pie, break or cookies. Well we found 15 savory pumpkin recipes for you to enjoy.

15 savory pimpkin recipes Pumpkin savory recipes

  1. Pumpkin and Black Bean Pizza on Roasted Pumpkin Dough
  2. Roasted Pumpkin Penne with Autumn Pesto
  3. Pumpkin, Chickpea and Lentil Stew
  4. Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe
  5. Pumpkin Waffles
  6. Pumpkin Perogies
  7. Beef and Cheddar on Pumpkin Pizza Dough
  8. Pumpkin Applesauce
  9. Turkey, Pumpkin and Black Bean Burritos (with Turkey-Pumpkin Filling Recipe)
  10. Pumpkin Chili Recipe
  11. Roasted Pumpkin and Eggnog French Toast
  12. Creamy Tomato & Cheese Pumpkin Lasagna
  13. Roasted Winter Squash Tacos
  14. Pumpkin Mascarpone Ravioli
  15. Pumpkin Soup with Cinnamon Marshmallows and Pepitas

Maple Bacon Doughnut Recipe #HormelFamily

This is a recipe I found on Hormel’s Pinterest page. The Hormel family of products has an excellent Pinterest section with so many fantastic recipes, this particular one was on the Bacon page. YUM!

 

maple bacon doughnuts

 

Maple Bacon Doughnuts Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup water, heated to 105°F. to 115°F.
  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package dry active yeast
  • 3/4 cup plus 1/3 cup milk, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple flavoring or vanilla extract, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 12 slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Maple Flavor Bacon, cooked
  • Canola oil, for deep-frying
    Directions:
  1. Place warm water in small bowl. Sprinkle yeast over water; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. In small saucepan, heat 3/4 cup milk over medium heat until warm; remove from heat. Add 1/3 cup butter; stir until melted. Stir in 2 teaspoons maple flavoring.
  3. In large bowl, whisk together flour, granulated sugar and salt; make well in center. Add yeast mixture, milk mixture and egg. Mix until smooth dough forms. Turn out onto floured work surface. Knead 5 minutes or until smooth dough forms. Or use dough hook of electric mixer until smooth dough forms and pulls away from side of bowl.
  4. Brush inside of medium bowl with oil. Place dough in bowl; cover. Let stand in warm place 1 hour or until dough is doubled in size.
  5. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 10×5-inch rectangle. Cut dough into 10 same-size bars; cover. Let stand 10 minutes.
  6. Cook bars in batches in 350°F. oil 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown; remove to paper towel to drain.
  7. To make maple icing, in small bowl, combine powdered sugar, remaining 1/3 cup milk, the melted butter and remaining 1 teaspoon maple flavoring, adding more milk if needed to make smooth consistency. Spread icing over warm doughnuts. Top with bacon before icing sets. Let stand 5 minutes or until icing is set.

Cranberry Orange Baked Brie Recipe

Cranberry Orange Baked Brie

I love baked brie, so I’m drooling over this gluten free recipe using San-J Orange Sauce:

Cranberry Orange Baked Brie

Recipe by Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

1 round Brie Cheese (8 – 9 ounce)
½ cup Whole Cranberry Sauce
¼ cup San-J Orange Sauce
¼ cup Pistachios (roasted and salted), chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place brie on prepared baking sheet and bake for 5 -7 minutes or until softened.

In a small saucepan, combine the cranberry sauce and San-J Orange Sauce. Bring to a boil over medium heat and let cook for 2 -3 minutes or until thickened.

Place brie on serving dish, top with the orange cranberry sauce and chopped pistachios. Serve with gluten free crackers.

Bacon Pancakes Recipe #HormelFamily

We receive bacon samples from Hormel.

Now this gets me excited to get out of bed in the morning. From our friends at Hormel we have this amazing Bacon Pancakes recipe.

bacon pancakes

Bacon Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 10 slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon
  • Butter, to serve
  • Maple syrup, to serve

Directions

  1. To make batter, in medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Make well in center. Add buttermilk and egg to flour mixture; stir until smooth.
  2. Grease large nonstick skillet. Pour 1/4 cup batter into skillet; cook 2 minutes or until bubbles appear on top of pancakes. Lay 2 or 3 slices bacon across pancake; turn over. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer; transfer to plate. Top with butter; drizzle with maple syrup. Repeat with remaining batter and bacon.

Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Cake

Would you ever guess that this delicious-looking cake is not only gluten-free, but also made using San-J Tamari Soy Sauce? Gluten free guru Carol Kicinski is here to show you how:

Cherry Chocolate Cake

Recipe by Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

4 Tablespoons San-J Tamari Soy Sauce, divided
1 pint Vanilla Ice Cream, softened
Gluten Free Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
6 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
3 (large) Eggs, separated
¾ cup Sugar
2/3 cup Gluten Free Almond Flour
1 (12 ounce) bag Frozen Cherries thawed


Directions

Stir 3 tablespoons of San-J Tamari Soy Sauce into the softened ice cream and re-freeze. Keep in freezer until a few minutes before serving time.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-inch spring-form pan with cooking spray. Line the bottom with a piece of parchment paper cut to fit and spray the paper.

Place butter and chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and cook on high power 1 ½ – 2 minutes or until most of the chocolate chips are melted. Stir until all chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Stir in the vanilla and 1 tablespoon San-J Tamari Soy Sauce. Let cool.

Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until thick and pale yellow, 2 – 3 minutes. Add the chocolate mixture, and almond flour. Stir to combine.

With clean beaters, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Stir a large spoonful of the whites into the chocolate mixture then gently fold in the rest of the whites until the mixture is no longer streaky. Pour into prepared pan. Top with the thawed cherries and bake for 40 minutes. Let cool in pan for at least 10 minutes before removing.

Serve slices of cake warm or at room temperature topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Cous Cous Salad Recipe #HormelFamily

We receive samples from Hormel.

Combine three of your favorite Peloponnese® products into one delicious, unique salad.

cous cous salad

Cous Cous Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 (5.4-ounce) package PELOPONNESE® Sun Dried Tomato & Herb Couscous
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 PELOPONNESE® Roasted Red Peppers, drained and torn
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 8 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/3 cup PELOPONNESE® Halved Kalamata Gourmet Black Olives
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley or cilantro
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Cook couscous according to package directions; cool. Fluff with fork. Transfer to large bowl.
  2. Add cheese, roasted peppers, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, parsley and mint to couscous; toss to mix.
  3. To make dressing, in jar with tight-fitting lid, combine oil, lemon juice, honey, cumin and garlic; shake to combine. Drizzle over salad. Toss gently. Season with salt and black pepper.

CÎROC Pineapple Mojito Recipe

CÎROC Pineapple Mojito

I love pineapple, so this Mojito recipe from CÎROC sounds lovely to me:

CÎROC Pineapple Mojito

Recipe courtesy CÎROC.

Ingredients:

1.5oz CIROC Pineapple Cider
Muddled Pineapple
3-4 Mint Leaves
. 75oz Simple Syrup
1oz Lime Juice
Top with Crushed Ice
Orange Peel

Directions:

Stir together in a Collins glass.