Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Fruit Kabobs with Piña Colada Dip

2 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt

1 tsp Watkins Coconut Extract

1/2 tsp Watkins Rum Extract

1/2 tsp Watkins Pineapple Extract

1/2 tsp Watkins Ginger

Assorted fresh fruit

Place a colander in a 2-quart/liter measure and line with cheesecloth; allow cheesecloth to extend over edges of colander. Stir yogurt and spoon into colander; cover loosely with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 12 hours to allow excess liquid to drain.

Spoon yogurt into a bowl; discard liquid. Add extracts and ginger; mix well. Alternate different fruits on wooden or plastic cocktail picks. Serve fruit kabobs with dip. Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 130; Protein 1 g; Carbohydrates 27 g; Sodium 54 mg; Fat 0 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Dietary Fiber 2 g.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Root Beer Baked Beans


1/2 pound bacon, diced

1 medium onion, diced

2 cans (28 ounces) baked beans

2 tablespoons Watkins Original Barbecue Sauce

1/4 cup ketchup1/4 teaspoon Watkins Root Beer Extract

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Roasted Garlic Mustard

2 tablespoons brown sugar

Dash Watkins Calypso Sauce

Watkins Black Pepper to taste

Cook bacon and onion in skillet until bacon is brown and crisp. Pour off drippings. Combine barbecue sauce concentrate and ketchup. Add to skillet. Mix in remaining ingredients. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour.

Makes 12 servings.

This will be great for those cookouts coming up..

I can just smell the grilling, can't you?

Happy Cooking!

Bunches of Hugs.....

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Recipe Contest !

I have lots of friends that love to cook... So here is your chance to show some of your talents....

You are not obligated to anything , in anyway to enter.. AND..You could win some neat stuff.....

Enter your favorite recipe using current Watkins Products in Watkins' First-ever GOOD TASTINGS RECIPE DRAWING

Prizes :

First Place : Kitchen Aid Mixer and $200 US/$250 CDN in Free Watkins products
Second Place : $150 US/ $190 CDN in Free Watkins products
Third Place : $100 US/ $125 CDN in Free Watkins products

To qualify for the drawing, recipes must:
* Contain 10 or fewer ingredients
* Utilize at least 2 current Watkins products
* Include complete recipe information with ingredients and accurate measurements
* Be free of any copyright restrictions*

(* they can't be from a published book,magazine or copyrighted product label)

Recipes must be received by April 30,2007.
Please reference My name ( Stephanie Jackson) and associate # 367131 Here is the link to fill out the application with your recipe....
Good Luck! Just copy and paste the address below....


Saturday, April 14, 2007

New Orleans Style Hamburgers

1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
3 tbsp. Watkins Roasted Garlic Mustard
1 tsp. Watkins Cajun Pepper, divided
1 tsp. Watkins Onion Salt
3/4 tsp. Watkins Thyme
1/2 tsp. Watkins Oregano
1 large onion, sliced
1 large green pepper, sliced
6 burger buns, toasted(if desired)

In medium bowl, combine ground beef, mustard, 3/4 tsp Cajun Pepper and onion salt, thyme and oregano; mix just until combined. Shape into six oval patties, set aside. In large nonstick skillet sauté onion and green pepper along with the remaining Cajun Pepper and onion. salt over medium heat. Remove from skillet and keep warm. In same skillet, place burgers and cook to desired doneness, turning once. Place burgers on bottom halves of bread and top with peppers, onions,lettuce and tomato slices. Makes 6 servings.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Broccoli Dip and Hawaiian Bread

1 package (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped green onion
3 tbsp. Watkins Garlic & Dill Snack & Dip Seasoning
1 tbsp. Watkins Parsley
1 jar (2 oz.) sliced pimento, drained
Round loaf of bread, unsliced

Squeeze excess moisture from broccoli. Finely chop if desired. In medium bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Hollow out center of bread. Spoon dip mixture into center. Garnish with pimento strips or radish roses. Serve with toasted cubes of bread from the center that you cut out.Cut up carrots, and other veggies, place around the tray with the bread cubes..
Wonderful for an Easter Afternoon.