Score A Touchdown With These Game Day Dips January 14 2016
Whether you’re in it for the game or in it for the food, playoff football is a wonderful time of year. Let’s face it, what’s better than hanging out with your best buds while chowing down on some delicious grub while the game is on the big screen? Don’t fumble the ball with a standard salsa or jar of queso - although we can’t lie they can taste pretty darn good. Score a touchdown and wow your guests with these gourmet game day dips:
Kicked Up Tzatziki: mix a grated cucumber with 2 cups of Greek yogurt and 1 small minced garlic clove. Then add 1 diced jalapeno, 1 diced tomato, ½ tablespoon of La Flor ground cumin and 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro.
Get Crabby: if you’re like us and just can’t get enough crab, this is the dip for you! Mix 8 ounces of crabmeat and cream cheese, ¼ cup of heavy cream, ½ cup of parmesan and muenster and just a bit of lemon juice. Then mince 1 garlic clove and throw in some La Flor black pepper , ½ cup of basil and parsley and bake on 375°F for about 30 minutes.
Wing Attack: what’s a football game without wings? There’s nothing better than a crispy buffalo chicken wing to accompany that cold beer, but this time we’re taking the dip to the next level. Mix up ¼ cup of sour cream and red onion with ⅓ cup buttermilk, ½ cup mayo, 1 clove minced garlic and 1 tablespoon chives, parsley and chipotles. Then toss in some La Flor Adobo and season with salt.When taste is everything, La Flor is all you need to transform the football game into an extraordinary culinary delight. Shop our selection of spices, herbs, and blends on the web - keep it spicy, America!
Stone Ground Honey Mustard Salmon January 13 2016
Salmon is making a name for itself as a delectable trendy fish these days, and the best part is there are so many ways to prepare it. Today, we’re going to focus on a stone ground honey mustard salmon recipe that will feed about 10 people. So gather your close friends for a dinner party and this recipe is sure to leave their mouths watering and their bellies full.
- 4-5 lbs of fresh, skinless filet of salmon
- La Flor Garlic Powder
- Stone Ground Mustard
- Dijon Mustard
- Natural Clover Honey
- Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels.
- Season with La Flor Garlic powder.
- In a small bowl, mix equal parts stone ground mustard and dijon mustard. (You’ll want to make enough to spread over the entire filet.)
- Spread mustard mixture over fish and drizzle with natural clover honey.
- Bake, uncovered in a 450°F oven for about 12-15 minutes or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork.
Serve fish over your choice of rice or accompany with vegetables for a main dish your guests will love.When taste is everything, La Flor is all you need to transform your dinner party into an extraordinary culinary delight. Shop our selection of spices, herbs, and blends on the web - keep it spicy, America!
New Year's Eve Appetizers December 30 2015
Aside from good booze, a large crowd, and bedazzled decor, you’ll also need some good eats planned for tomorrow’s New Year’s Eve party.
Keep guests satiated before the big count down with these apps and hors d’oeuvres:
Guacamole - Just grab some chips and have our La Flor cumin, cayenne, and salt ready and you’ll be well on your way to creating the “best guac you’ve ever tasted!!” - or so says several reviewers. (Recipe here »)
Mini Stuffed Peppers - Calling for only three ingredients, mini bell peppers, garlic & herb seasoned chèvre goat cheese, and La Flor honey - this just might be your new go-to appetizer recipe. (Recipe here »)
Swedish Meatballs - With key ingredients like our La Flor allspice, nutmeg, salt & pepper, dress these up as you wish and serve with toothpicks. (Recipe here »)
Baked Onion Rings with Hot Ranch Dip - A fan favorite without the greasy guilt. Have our La Flor cayenne pepper, paprika, nutmeg, brown sugar, salt & pepper ready. For an extra kick, choose La FLor’s Don Diego Hot Sauce! (Recipe here »)
Bacon Wrapped Smokies - Cocktail sausages, bacon, and caramelized La Flor brown sugar - what can go wrong? Nothing. (Recipe here »)
When taste is everything, La Flor is all you need to transform your New Year’s Eve finger foods into an extraordinary culinary delight. Shop our selection of spices, herbs, and blends on the web - keep it spicy, America!