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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Asian Popcorn Medley Recipe

Asian Popcorn Medley Recipe
Enjoy snacking on popcorn? Tired of the same old, same old flavors? If so, you're going to love our guest post recipe from the great folks over at Popcorn.org. This recipe combines some really unique flavors together to give you a totally awesome snacking experience. The recipe will make approximately 8 cups.

Asian Popcorn Medley Recipe

6 cups popped popcorn
2 cups Oriental rice cracker mix
3 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ginger (may vary to taste)
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil (may vary to taste)

Mix popcorn and rice cracker mix together in a large bowl. In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on HIGH until melted, about 20 seconds. Stir in soy sauce, ginger and oil. Drizzle over popcorn mixture; toss. Spread mixture on a baking sheet and bake in a 300° F oven for 20 minutes, stirring once. Allow to cool, serve or store in airtight container.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe
Below is an original recipe for Mexican Buñuelos created by La Palomilla Bed and Breakfast in Mexico City. The recipe is one of twelve, the B&B has whipped up as part of an edible advent calendar for Christmas. Buñuelos are crispy sweet fritters sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. La Palomilla will be preparing a recipe a day starting on December 13th as a 12-days of 'Navidad' countdown!

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe

* Photo by La Palomilla

3 cups all purpose flour
45 g butter
1 ½ tsp baking powder
3 eggs

For the tea:
1 cup hot water (must stay warm)
1 stick of cinnamon
Anise
Orange zest of one orange.

Sugar topping:
1 ½ cup sugar
1 TBSP cinnamon

1. Beat by hand: Flour, eggs, baking powder and butter. Start adding the ¨tea¨until you get a sticky texture.
2. Place in a plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
3. Remove from the refrigerator. Extend the batter and cut in 12 pieces.
4. Place 1 lt of cooking oil In a deep pan. Cook buñuelos for 1 minute and a half on each side.
5. Take excess oil off. Once buñuelos are fried and done, sprinkle generously with the sugar and cinnamon mixture.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Serial Drinker Cocktail Recipe

Ron Barceló’s Serial Drinker will leave your taste buds craving more. Just combine Ron Barceló Añejo infused with Cheerios, honey syrup and chocolate bitters to keep the thirst at bay. An easy-to-make cocktail to serve any time of the year!

Serial Drinker Cocktail Recipe

Serial Drinker Cocktail Recipe

2 oz. Cheerio Infused Ron Barceló Gran Añejo
1/4 honey syrup
2 Dashes of Chocolate Bitters
Served in Coupe Glass
Garnish: Dry Cheerios on Skewer

Pour the bottle of rum out on a container and add 2 cups of Cheerios. Let it sit for 1 day and strain back into the bottle. Pour 2 oz of cheerio infused Ron Barceló Gran Añejo, 1/4 honey syrup and 2 dashes of chocolate bitters in shaker. Shake vigorously and strain in coupe glass. Garnish with dry cheerios skewer.