You might not stray from your normal party menu, but these recipes will make you want to.
Ryan Crafts shares some different party food.
2 cups Loose leaf hibiscus
8 Limes juiced
4 Cinnamon sticks
1 gallon Water
1 cup Simple syrup
Combine loose leaf tea, juiced limes, cinnamon sticks, and cold water. Let them steep overnite. Strain and sweeten to taste.
1 two ounce package of jell-o instant chocolate pudding
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 cups whole milk
Combine all ingredients in a bowl with a whisk. Pour into molds. Freeze for 1 hour. Place sticks into popsicles. Freeze 1 more hour
Major Grey’s Chutney
Puree the chutney in the food processor until smooth.
Add the raspberries and puree. (it will be a light/medium pink, the chutney will darken as it sits overnight)
Cedar Plank Salmon with Honey Mustard Glaze
Yields 4 Cups
Whole Grain Mustard
Combine honey and mustard, mix well.
As salmon comes off the grill, nice to drizzle a little honey over the top for a nice shine.
6 cups of flour
1.5 cups sugar
6 sticks of butter cubed
2 Tbl. lavender buds
Combine all ingredients in your mixer. Mix on low speed just until dough pulls together. Roll out on a floured surface 1/4″ thick
Ring cut and place on tray. Bake at 350 F for 15 mins.
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