Posted on May 30, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

S’mores – no more melted chocolate required! Ingredients: Graham crackers Jumbo marshmallows Melissa’s chocolate dessert sauce Melissa’s caramel dessert sauce Instructions: Roast marshmallows over a campfire OR place them on one Graham cracker and microwave Place roasted marshmallow on Graham crackers Top with Melissa’s chocolate dessert sauce and Melissa’s caramel dessert sauce Frozen S’mores Ingredients: […]

Posted on May 15, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 24 wonton wrappers 2 tablespoons olive oil 24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chile powder 2 limes 1/2 cup arugula 3 tablespoons sour cream Directions Recipe from: Chili Lime Shrimp Cups Share and Enjoy

Posted on May 1, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 2-4 cups of your favorite fresh fruit I’ve had the best results with Mango, Strawberry & Raspberry Directions: Pre-heat the oven to 170° Cut the fruit into small chunks & puree. Line a baking sheet with wax paper or plastic wrap (170° won’t melt the plastic wrap). Spread the fruit onto the lined sheet. […]

Posted on April 17, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 3-4 tablespoons amaretto (can use 1-2 teaspoons almond extract for a non-alcoholic version) 16 large fresh strawberries Instructions: For strawberries: Using a paring knife, grapefruit spoon or strawberry huller, remove stems from strawberries and the white hull inside Place hollowed out strawberries back in […]

Posted on March 20, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

I buy an Angel Food Cake from the Russ’s Market bakery, they mix & bake them from scratch each morning so they taste homemade and when I need a quick dessert or something to bring to a dinner it takes no time at all. Cut the cake into bite size pieces (I try to make […]

Posted on March 7, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

Breakfast: Shamrock Pancakes Mix about 20 drops of food coloring into 1 batch of pancake mix Cut pancakes into shamrock shapes Lunch: Green tortilla sandwich bites I use Mission – Garden Spinach Herb Tortillas because they’re already green! Cut out small shamrock shapes. Make peanut butter, nutella or sunflower butter sandwiches or cucumber sandwiches. After […]

Posted on February 21, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

  Making Paczkis starts with flattening and rounding the dough, it then goes into a proofer overnight. Once they are rounded into a ball shape, you then fry them at 365F for 2 minutes on each side. They take a little longer than normal doughnuts because they are more dense.

Posted on February 6, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

It takes just a few minutes to show kids how much we love them. A special breakfast or afternoon snack goes a long way to make them feel special. Give these a try for the perfect Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Breakfast Banana Split Cut about 1/4 of the banana, curve side up, then scoop it out […]

Posted on January 22, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

When you’re hungry for something sweet, go bananas with dessert! This recipes is rich and delicious but also has the nutrition in bananas! Ingredients: 8-12 ripe bananas 1 stick of butter 4 tbsp brown sugar Directions: Add butter to your pan or skillet and heat to medium heat or just until butter is bubbly. Chop […]

Posted on January 8, 2014 | by in Recipe, Updates

This recipe comes from Guiding Stars, a nutritional rating system used at Russ’s Market to easily indicate items that are good, better or best based on nutrition/calories, indicated with 1, 2 or 3 stars. At www.Guiding Stars.com you will also find many recipes, also rated with 1, 2 or 3 stars. Learn more here. One […]

Posted on December 26, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

2 small boxes strawberry jello 2 cans of pineapple juice 2 cups of white sugar 4 cups cold water Pour all ingredients in LARGE bowl. Stir to mix. Pour into ice cream pails. Freeze. To thaw, run bucket under hot water to release the frozen ingredients from the edge of the pail. Dump it upside […]

Posted on December 13, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 1/4 C sugar 1 Tbsp cocoa 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 C hot water 1 Tbsp butter 4 C milk 1 tsp maple flavor 1 tsp vanilla 12 large marshmallows Directions: 1. In large saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa & salt. 2. Add hot water, butter, milk, flavorings, and 8 marshmallows. 3. Heat stirring occasionally until […]

Posted on December 11, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

In our family, Christmas Eve is all of us together with warm soup, sweet desserts and presents (a few anyway). This rich soup fits right in, and it’s less than 30 mins in the kitchen – more time for presents! Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 tsp. seafood seasoning (I use Old Bay) 4 stalks of […]

Posted on October 2, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 1 large pie pumpkin 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 4-6 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar 4 cups tomato juice 3 cups shredded cabbage 1/2 pound fresh green beans, […]

Posted on September 19, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 8 -10 apples – I use Fuji, Granny Smith or 1⁄2 & 1⁄2 1/2 cup sugar – try this with no sugar. You may like it just as well! 4 cinnamon sticks 4 tablespoons whole all spice Directions: Slice apples (no need to remove peel or seeds). In a large stock pot add your […]

Posted on September 4, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients: 12 Shallots, chopped 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 peppers (jalapeño for mild, serrano for medium or habanero for hot) 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth 3 tbsp all-purpose flour (you can substitute whole wheat flour but be sure to experiment. It is usually best to use 75% of the flour […]

Posted on August 22, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Ingredients Eggs Optional: Bacon Finely chopped green onion & diced tomatoes Shredded cheddar & diced ham Finely chopped fresh spinach Directions Crack 1-2 eggs in a microwavable coffee mug Scramble with a fork Add optional ingredients of your choice Microwave on high for approx. 1 minute It works well for me to chop the ingredients […]

Posted on August 8, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Sticky Popcorn Ingredients: 8 cups freshly popped popcorn I purchase popcorn already popped from Russ’s Market, it’s always fresh and very inexpensive. 1-2 cups trail mix 4 tsp. honey Pinch of ground cinnamon Directions: Spread popcorn out on waxed paper Add trail mix throughout Add honey to a sauce pan on very low heat. Heat […]

Posted on June 25, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

Cooking With Spinach A dark leafy green, spinach packs an impressive nutritional punch. In the dark leafy greens department, spinach can sometimes come off as a lightweight. After all, spinach is not as robust in flavor as mustard greens and broccoli rabe or as sturdy in texture as kale and collards. But don’t let this […]

Posted on April 3, 2013 | by in Recipe, Updates

As tasted at the 2014 Lincoln Wine & Food Experience Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Granny Smith Apples Ingredients: Stone Hearth Honey Raisin Pecan Bread Kretschmar Muenster Cheese Granny Smith Apples Cinnamon Butter – softened Instructions: Core apples and quarter apples – do not peel. Thinly slice apples.20140404_063934_N+40th+St-300×224 Place 1 to 2 slices of muenster cheese […]