Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Stuffing - Dad's Roadhouse Style

As you begin to plan your Thanksgiving dinner, we offer a suggestion to help put a twist on a traditional favorite. Consider adding a new ingredient to your favorite stuffing mix.

As you make your stuffing this year, add some 5 Amigos Fire Roasted Pepper Salsa to your recipe.  Depending on how much stuffing your recipe makes, you can adjust the amount of the salsa to fit your tastes, but we suggest 1/2 cup or more per typical box of stuffing mix and more for larger amounts.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Grilled Tomatoes

With the weather getting colder and an abundance of tomatoes coming in from the garden to beat the first frost, you may have a lot of tomatoes to use.  At our house, my wife picked 70 tomatoes from a single plant.  What to do with them all?  Consider grilling them.

What you will need:
   Giardiniera in oil
   Bleu Cheese crumbles

Take out the stem of the tomato with a paring knife.  Be generous with your removal as you will be filling the opening.  Gently and without crushing the tomato squeeze some of the water.  With your finger or a small spoon, remove most of the seeds.  Pour some of the giardiniera oil into the tomato and fill the openings where the seeds were with the giardiniera.  Top it with some basil and Bleu Cheese crumbles and place them on a medium hot grill until the cheese begins to melt.  Serve and enjoy!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to make a special treat this holiday season, try this simple recipe.  It is a favorite for all ages and especially nice if you are looking for something a child can help with.

1/2 cup non dairy whipped topping (Cool Whip)
1/2 cup Dad's Roadhouse Pumpkin Butter
8 oz cream cheese

Combine the ingredients and whip.  Chill the mixture and serve with ginger snaps, vanilla wafers, graham crackers or similar.