Monthly Archives August 2014

Grands! ® Cheesy Olive Poppers

Pop these little poppers in your mouth for a spicy surprise!
Prep time: 25 min
Total time:  45 min
Ingredients:  6 servings
Servings: 20
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon Sriracha or hot pepper sauce
1 can (10.2 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated buttermilk or original biscuits (5 biscuits)
20 small pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained
1 ...
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Key Lime Panna Cotta

When I was shopping at the Westfield Mall (West Covina, California Mall) and stumbled upon Amapola Super Deli & Market, I felt like a kid in a candy store. This place had a cook making homemade tacos, hot food served fresh such as tamales, menudo, etc., all the pan dulce pastries you can imagine, fresh seafood, produce, and liquor. Nearly everything you could think of to make a Mexican feast...
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Dirt Cake

My sister in law made this cake for my farm themed baby shower. It was the best thing at the party and none of it was left. I had never made it so I took her recipe and a few I have seen online and put one together for our dear friend Denver’s birthday. I made a sign that read “Old as Dirt” and wrote it on a paper shuvel. You can make this cake lactose free or regular.
1 Pkg...
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Shrimp and Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked in broth to a creamy consistency. The broth may be meat, fish, or vegetable based. Many types of risotto contain butter, wine and onion. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy.  You will need one large saucepan, 2 large skillets, and 1 medium skillet to prepare this dish. Using 4 burners nearly at one time...

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Sautéed Baby Squash with Basil and Feta

On one of my recent Costco visits I found a bag of Baby Mix Squash by Martinez & Sons Gourmet Produce. On the back of the bag was this recipe. I had to give it a try. Using my grandmother’s old cast iron skillet gives the squash perfect crispy spots. The mix of vegetables, cheese, basil, salt and pepper make this a simple yet delicious side dish.
1 TBSP Olive Oil
4 cups baby mix squash, ab...
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