Tag Archive: grapes

Jul 09

Recipe: Grilled Flank Steak with Grapes and Stilton

Summertime is perfect for entertaining friends and family. When drawing up the guest list and menu, be sure to invite grapes to the table. Grapes go well with other ingredients, add flair to drinks and cocktails, and look pretty on tabletops. With fruits and vegetables at their freshest, summer is the perfect time to add …

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Sep 21

Create your own mini desserts

Every great meal deserves a sweet ending, and since the trend today is ‘dessert decadence in bite-size portions’ a few little mini desserts are the ideal way to cap off festivities. Displayed on your holiday table or served on a platter with festive cookies after dinner, these Grape Tuxedo Bites – offered two ways – …

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Aug 25

Bruschetta With a Twist

Bruschetta can tingle the taste buds when given a modern California twist Bruschetta with Smoked Chicken and Grapes Ingredients: 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (125 mL) 1/4 tsp salt (1 mL) 1 French bread baguette 8 oz smoked chicken breast (250 g), either shredded or cut into bite-size strips 12 …

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Dec 23

Grape Frangipane Tart

Here’s a recipe for a holiday table triumph: a dessert that’s refreshing, elegant and rich, yet not heavy or overly sweet. The Grape Frangipane Tart looks like a jewel and tastes like a dream with juicy grapes and the complementary flavour of almonds. Begin with your favourite tart dough recipe or purchase the best tart …

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Dec 23

Serve festive game hens with tantalizing grape stuffing

Game hens are one of the easiest birds to roast and stuff. That’s because the stuffing reaches the required temperature at about the same time the birds are done roasting. The stuffing component in this recipe produces a moist, tangy-sweet and nutty combination featuring grapes and almonds. Roasted Game Hens with Spiced Grape and Almond …

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Nov 25

Give baked Brie a festive turn with grapes

(NC) Brie baked in puff pastry (Brie en croute) is a cocktail party classic.  The cheese comes out warm, easily spreadable and delicious.  To make this appetizer even more festive, stuff it with fresh grapes – in season from California through January.  The result is simply luscious, not overly sweet, the grapes still juicy, savoury …

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