Cauldron Carving

By Angela Denstad Stigeler   –   Caledonia Argus Here’s a trick worth trying: before you carve frightful faces into your fall gourds, set aside a small, stout sugar pumpkin to serve as cauldron for a fun and festive dip. A queso fundido, Spanish for “molten cheese,” is just the thing to bake up in a […]

Jalapeño Popper-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe – Made with Longhorn Bread & Butter Jalapeño Dip Mix form

By PEPPERS Ingredients: 1/3 cup chives-and-onion cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container) 1 1/2 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (6 oz) 1/4 cup Longhorn Bread & Butter Jalapeño Dip Mix 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 20 oz) 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 cups corn chips, crushed Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir […]

Bobby Flay’s Nacho Burger

By Bobby Flay   –   Today Burgers are one of my favorite things to eat — especially while watching sports — and I love the Southwestern and Mexican flavors. Technique tip: Make an indentation in the center of each burger before cooking to stop the burger from puffing up. Don’t press on burgers; you will press all the […]

Jalapeno Spiced Beef Short Rib Tacos

Jalapeno Spiced Beef Short Rib Tacos – 24 Stuffed Tacos  4 pound bone in chuck short rib roast 2 tablespoons barbecue spice 2 tablespoons chipotle powder 2 tablespoons steak seasoning 2 tablespoon smoked sea salt .25 cups canola or sunflower oil 24 each 4″ flour tortillas 2 cups prepared pico 2 cups salsa verde 1 […]

Catherine’s Pickled Blueberries

3 3-inch cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon whole allspice berries 1½ cups red wine vinegar 2 quarts fresh blueberries, washed and picked over 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar Place the cinnamon sticks, cloves and allspice berries onto the center of an 8-inch square piece of cheesecloth. Gather together the […]