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Bleu Cheese, Walnut & Red Grape Lollipops

Posted by Douglas Brown on Wed, Nov, 23, 2016 @ 13:11 PM


Hosting or attending a holiday party and looking for something new and delicious to bring?  Try these Bleu Cheese, Walnut & Red Grape Lollipops!  These lollipops not only taste great, but they are also super easy to make.  Stray away from all the basic traditional appetizers and bring something new, your guests will be glad you did!

Makes 12 Lollipops

Ingredients:
12 Red Grapes
2.5 Ounces Danish Bleu Cheese
1 Ounce Toasted Walnut Pieces, ground coarse
12 Lollipop Sticks

Instructions:
1. Divide the cheese in 12 equal pieces
2. Make sure the grapes are very dry
3. Place the cheese in the center of you palm and
crust around the entire grape evenly

4. Roll the grape in the ground walnuts
5. Place the lollipop stick into the grape and serve

Enjoy!


 

Ham & Cheese Panini Bites

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, May, 05, 2016 @ 05:05 AM

 
Try this amazing recipe for the perfect ham & cheese panini!  Delicious whether you are having it as a meal all to yourself or cutting into bite size pieces for the perfect appetizer when catering to guests!

Ingredients:
2 Ounces Shaved Prosciutto
2 Ounces Shaved Manchego Cheese
2 Tablespoons Sweet Tomato Confit
1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil, Chiffonade
1 Each Ciabatta Bread

Instructions:
1. Slice the Ciabatta in half & spread 1 tablespoon of the tomato confit on each side
2. Sprinkle the basil on top of the tomato confit
3. Lay the Prosciutto and Manchego in the bread
4. Place the bread in a standard panini machine until toasted and cheese melts
5. Cut into bite size pieces

Enjoy!

Tagine Spiced Lamb Meatball Lollipops

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Jan, 29, 2016 @ 07:01 AM

 
Enjoy this delicious Meatball Recipe!  Take a break from the traditional meatball with this unique tagine spiced lamb recipe that sure to please. The finishing touch of the added skewers will make them the perfect appetizer for your next party or event!



This recipe makes 13 1oz meatballs.

Ingredients for the Tagine Spice:
½ cup Cumin
¼ cup Curry Powder
1½ teaspoon Turmeric 
¾ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cloves
½ teaspoon Celery Seed
1 tablespoon Fennel Seed
¼ cup Sugar
1½ teaspoon Black Peppers
2 tablespoons Salt
½ teaspoon Ginger, ground
½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
Instructions for the Tagine Spice
1. Combine all ingredients

Ingredients for the Meatballs:
1 lb Ground Lamb
2 tablespoon Tagine Spice
1½ teaspoon Fresh Garlic, minced
2 tablespoon Parsley, chopped
1 Egg
¼ cup Japanese Breadcrumbs
2 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Black Pepper
1½ teaspoon Sambal
Instructions for the Meatballs:
1. Combine all of the Ingredients
2. Form into 1oz balls (Tip: wet your hands slightly when rolling to pack the meatball tightly)

Ingredients for Cooking:
2 cups Chicken Stock
1 tablespoon Tagine Spice
Cooking Instructions:
1. Combine the tagine spice and chicken stock in a pot and bring to a boil
2. Remove from heat and drop the meatballs into the broth
3. Cover with foil and place in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
4. Remove and Let the meatballs rest for 10 minutes in the broth
5. Skewer each meatball with a lollipop stick or a skewer

Enjoy!

 

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Beyond the Box is a full service catering and event company located in Dallas, Texas.  Beyond the Box services homes, offices and event spaces all over the DFW area.  

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