Sweet and Sour Rum Punch Recipe
Mar31

Sweet and Sour Rum Punch Recipe

With summer approaching and the temperatures rising, maybe this fruity drink is just what you need to cool off and relax! It’s also the perfect drink for your next outdoor gathering. Cheers to warm weather and great friends! DuraChill Beverage Dispenser provided by Frontgate www.frontgate.com ¾ cup fresh lime juice 2 cups pineapple juice 2 cups orange juice 1 cup grenadine 2 cups light rum 1 orange, sliced 1 lemon, sliced 1...

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12 Days of Holiday Recipe Desserts
Nov12

12 Days of Holiday Recipe Desserts

When the holidays roll around we all feel a little less guilty about splurging on a decadent dessert.  Housetrends decided to share this collection of our favorite holiday sweets from over the years.  So throw on your apron, pick a recipe and bake something delicious to share with family or at a party. 1. BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE TART WITH RASPBERRIES Recipe and photo courtesy of Whole Foods Market 2. CANDY CANE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING...

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Lemon–Lime Mousse with Blueberry Compote and Lavender Scented Whipped Cream
Aug17

Lemon–Lime Mousse with Blueberry Compote and Lavender Scented Whipped Cream

  Recipe courtesy of Cooks’Wares (including mousse recipe from Marilyn Harris) Take a look at the Housetrends article featuring this recipe. Mousse 5 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled ½ cup fresh lemon juice ½ cup fresh lime juice 2 cups heavy cream 1 teaspoon each lemon and lime zest Combine eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored – 5 to 8 minutes....

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Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple with Fresh Fruit Salsa
Aug14

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Recipe prepared by Joe Westfall, Culinary School Director at Cooks’Wares cookswaresonline.com. Take a look at the Housetrends article featuring this recipe. Shrimp 12 – 21/25 peeled and deveined shrimp ¼ cup good olive oil 1 tsp (or more) red pepper flakes 2 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lime juice 1 tsp salt   Pineapple 1 fresh pineapple 2 Tbsp. Olive oil 1 Tbsp. honey   Salsa Avocado, peeled and small dice Cherry or grape...

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Quick strawberry shortcake recipe
Feb10

Quick strawberry shortcake recipe

  Finally, warmer weather is on the way. What better way to celebrate than with a quick and easy strawberry shortcake recipe? We love this recipe from Chef Travis Ellis with Center Plate Catering, a part of the NCAA Conference Center in Indianapolis.    INGREDIENTS: Cake: 1 Box of White Cake Mix Strawberries: 4 pints of Fresh Strawberries 2 T Cornstarch Juice of 1 Lemon ¼ Cup Water Whipped Cream: 2 Cups Heavy Cream ½ Cup...

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Ponche Navideño – traditional Mexican Christmas punch recipe
Nov19

Ponche Navideño – traditional Mexican Christmas punch recipe

The holiday spirit is in full force, and we are starting to see signs of the season in every shop and on every street. For this recipe Wednesday, we thought we would jump right into the holidays with a recipe for a traditional Mexican Christmas punch from Mike Wilson, the Hispanic food specialist for Jungle Jim’s International Market in Cincinnati. Ponche Navideño is often enjoyed at the culmination of Las Posadas festivities in...

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