Grilled Bleu Cheese Burger on Multi-Grain Flatbread

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Grilled Bleu Cheese Burger on Multi-Grain Flatbread

Kontos Multi-Grain Flatbread
1 lb. chopped meat for four burgers (80-85% lean)
6 oz. mushrooms, sliced
1 small onion
Salt & pepper
6-8 slices of Bleu cheese (or other favorite cheese)
Chilled lettuce or tomato for topping

  1. Using a cast-iron grill-safe skillet, sauté mushrooms and onion in olive oil on hot grill.
  2. Grill ¼ lb. chopped meat, per person, to taste.
  3. As burgers are getting close to ready, place a few slices of Bleu cheese – or another favorite cheese – on your burgers to melt.
  4. At the same time, preheat 1 slice Kontos Multi-Grain Flatbread (or other favored Kontos flatbread or pita) for 15-20 seconds on each side. Cut bread into two halves.
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Uniquely Greek Kalamata Olive Feta Spread

Uniquely Greek Summer Recipe:
Greek-Style Six- Layer Party Dip
Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 8

olive feta spread

Ingredients
8 oz container Uniquely Greek Kalamata Olive Feta Spread
2 plum tomatoes, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/2 lb feta cheese, crumpled
8 Kalamata olives, pitted and roughly chopped (To save time, buy pitted olives)
Dried or fresh oregano
For a spicy experience, add 1/4 cup of roughly chopped jalapeño or pepperoncini peppers
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Tender Double BBQ Burgers

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Today we are going to celebrate the arriving grilling season with a recipe for double BBQ burgers.  These tender burger will hold up on the grill and be moist and delicious for your guests.  They get the double BBQ because not only are they topped with the delicious ingredient but this same nectar of the grilling gods is an ingredient in the burgers themselves, so fire up the grill and get ready for some awesome.

Double BBQ Burgers

1 lb ground beef(or turkey or chicken)

1 egg

1/4 cup bread crumbs (seasoned or not either are fine)

1/2 cup KC Masterpiece Original BBQ sauce (you will need a full bottle the rest is used by your guests)

The morning of your BBQ be sure to defrost your meat safely.  In the fridge sealed up nicely to keep the dripping to a minimum.
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Blackened Catfish Recipe

This is a simple quick meal for the family. If you season just one side of the fish you can save the left over seasoning, or if you have more than 4-5 fillets this will easily still work just season one side if you use more than the pounds that’s called for. I made this with pan seared asparagus, just place a tablespoon of butter in a skillet ( cast iron is best)  melt the butter on medium high heat keep  it that warm and toss the asparagus in. You want to keep the greens moving so it won’t burn, it will turn a real nice bright green and go tender when finished. Sprinkle with pepper then transfer to plate. It will only take 5-10 minutes not even sometimes depends on how thick the asparagus is.
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Hasselback Baguette

Yield: 3-4 servings

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INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp oil

1 small red onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

½ tsp dried basil

¼ tsp kosher salt

  • pinch coarse black pepper

1 (24-in) baguette

  • shredded cheese

EQUIPMENT:

3 long wooden skewers

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 475°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add pepper and sauté for an additional 3 minutes. Season with basil, salt, and pepper.

3. Cut off the ends of the baguette; discard ends or reserve for another purpose. Slice baguette into 1 ½ inch thick slices (you should have about 15 slices). Slit each slice through the top, leaving the lower end uncut.
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Alpine Alpine Lace® Reduced-Fat Deli Cheese #LifeIngredients

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Being a mother is hard work!  There is never enough sleep, enough time, or enough energy to get through each week.  Day after day, we make small decisions that open the door to a lifestyle of not taking as much care of ourselves as much as we should be.

Taking small steps is the key to getting back on track to a healthy lifestyle and good eating habits, for both you and your children.  Choosing healthy snacks, lower fat options, and whole foods is a great way to take back control of your diet.  Need ideas?  Start with cheese.

Alpine Lace ® Deli Cheese is a high-quality, wholesome, satisfying cheese that provides enough indulgence to fuel your day.

The best thing about Alpine Lace Cheese is that the perfect on-the-go snack, too!  Show me a mother and I will show you someone that needs great, portable snacks.  There is something about having kids that automatically makes you a taxi and when you’re in the car constantly, as I am, it is easy to fall into the rut of chips, burgers, and candy bars.  Challenge yourself to be prepared with better options: nuts, fruits, and Alpine Lace Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese.  Not only can it be paired with apples and grapes as a mess free car snack, you can also use it in sandwiches and recipes for a more filling meal.
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No Fuss Doughnut

This is a super easy treat to make for the family. If you thought you couldn’t find the time to make donuts- you are wrong. This is a awesome fool proof way to make up some fresh donuts for any occasion. All you nee is some oil and some Pillsbury biscuits and you are ready to go.

 

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These are rolled in cinnamon sugar, they make a great quick snack for after school!

What you need:

Oil for frying

Deep skillet for frying

1 can of buttermilk biscuits

a small donuts cutter for the holes

rack for placing donuts on once fried
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Yogurt Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

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This creamy, delightful, easy to make panna cotta (Italian for “cooked cream”) is also quite impressive.

The use of yogurt instead of the traditional cream makes this dessert as light as air and also adds a

refreshing acidic punch that goes perfectly with fruit. Let the season guide your choice of fruit, from

kiwi, to raspberries or blackberries. You can make the panna cotta in a large, family-style container or

in elegant individual servings. You can also prepare it a day ahead of your dinner party and simply cover

and place in the refrigerator until needed.

Serves 6

Ingredients:

½ cup whole milk

½ cup sugar, plus additional, if needed

1 ½ gelatin sheets, dissolved in enough cold water

to cover

1 ½ cups plain, full-fat yogurt, strained in a
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