Category: Recipes

Cocktails: Try a Valentini

Get it at Prime 47, Carmel Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Chambord .5 oz. Cointreau .25 oz. fresh lime juice .5 oz. berry vodka Splash of cranberry juice Strawberry Directions: Shake ingredients with ice and strain...

Mini Popcorn Balls with Chocolate ‘Fondue’

Submitted recipe and photo courtesy of Family Features and Orville Redenbacher National Popcorn Day is Jan. 19. What better way to celebrate than with a sweet spin on the classic snack? Prep time: 25...

Honey and blackberry cheesecake with gingersnap crust

Recipe by the National Honey Board via Family Features Ingredients: Crust: 2 cups (8-ounce package) crushed gingersnaps 1/4 cup melted butter Cake: 1 1/2 pounds cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup honey 1/3 cup heavy...

Low-carb Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

Content courtesy of Family Features and Atkins.com Servings: 4 Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes 2/3 cup halved pecan nuts 2/3 cup sucralose-based sweetener (sugar substitute), plus 1 tablespoon 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon...

Warm up with lobster risotto

Recipe by Beth Aasen, Co-Owner of Donatello’s Italian Restaurant in Carmel Lobster risotto is decadent, and time-consuming, but it’s a great treat to warm you up this season. Be warned, stirring alone takes about 20...

It’s time to write down your thoughts

By Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Last year, we talked about this same subject and heard back from tailgaters that what we said made good sense. We urged you to put your thoughts to...

Tailgater Christmas shopping part three

By Joe Drozda and Bob Bley As we’ve said, writing a column about tailgating isn’t just about recipes. It entrusts to us the responsibility to make honest recommendations to our readers of what to...

Island Eggnog

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features 6 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons grated lime zest 2 cans (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 3 cups canned evaporated milk 2 cups Angostura 7 Year Rum 1 ounce...

Tailgater Christmas Shopping Part Two

Commentary by Joe Drozda and Bob Bley Writing a column about tailgating requires more than giving recipes. It also obligates us to try out all kinds of equipment so that we can make recommendations...

Marsala Mushroom Casserole

Submitted content courtesy of Family Features 16 ounces cremini mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1/3 cup Holland House Marsala Cooking Wine 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon Angostura Aromatic Bitters 1/2 cup plain dry...