Appetizers & Starters

March 7, 2018

Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies

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Move over, sweet pies! Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies are for dinner! A beef stew, cooked in Irish stout beer, cooks quickly in the Instant Pot before combining with creamy mashed potatoes in a crusty whole wheat pie crust. Form into mini hand pies before baking and serving with a flavorful stout gravy! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, any kind of household get together or a weeknight meal, Mashed Potato Beef Hand Pies will become a new favorite!

January 30, 2018

French Onion Poutine

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French Onion Poutine makes a spectacular appetizer for your next get together! Poutine, a French-Canadian dish, is a hearty recipe made with crispy French fries, brown gravy and cheese curds. This twist on the classic incorporates caramelized onions, beef, thyme and gruyere to add French Onion flavors! Made with frozen fries and a homemade beef gravy, this starter is ready and on the table in under two hours and makes for a delicious gathering!

December 26, 2017

9 Easy Bruschetta Recipes for a Winter Party

Wow friends and family with this ooey, gooey, cheesy mash-up: French Onion Bruschetta! Onions cook down and caramelize before soaking up beef broth. Season with thyme, then scoop the onions onto sliced bread. Sprinkle with two types of Borden® Cheese and broil until browned and gooey. The creamy caramelized onions and cheese pair beautifully with crusty bread. French Onion Bruschetta is sure to become a new favorite appetizer or entree.
'Tis the season for parties and entertaining! Change up your appetizer game by offering guests 9 Easy Bruschetta Recipes for a Winter Party. These bread-based appetizers offer a wide variety and are the perfect handheld appetizer for guests to enjoy during a holiday or New Year's party.

December 19, 2017

Cranberry Turkey Puff Pastry Tartlets

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Spread holiday cheer by baking delectable Cranberry Turkey Puff Pastry Tartlets for your friends and family! These tartlets, filled with tart cranberry sauce, spicy Jennie-O Cajun turkey breast and salty feta cheese, sing of the season's flavors. Serve the tartlets warm with a sprinkling of fresh thyme sprinkled. Perfect for a party, Cranberry Turkey Puff Pastry Tartlets are sure to be a crowd pleaser at any get-together this winter! #ad

November 13, 2017

Hearty Holiday Quiche

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Hearty Holiday Quiche makes the perfect dish to serve at a holiday wine party! With a grit-filled crust and a sweet potato, sausage, collard greens filling, this quiche can be made in advance. Looking for wines to pair with this hearty entree? The Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Pinot Noir and the Cutrer Chardonnay sip smoothly and offer variety for a crowd, too! Celebrate this season with a Hearty Holiday Quiche and Sonoma-Cutrer wines! #ad

November 8, 2017

Thanksgiving Brunch Salad

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Add GREEN to brunch by whipping up a delightfully hearty Thanksgiving Brunch Salad. This salad, studded with homemade breakfast sausage patties, perfectly hardboiled eggs and caramelized apples, makes a beautiful addition to the holiday table. Topped with a homemade maple dijon vinaigrette, this Thanksgiving Brunch Salad feeds an eclectic crowd (and can be made for vegetarians, too, by serving the sausage on the side) at any brunch gathering!