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Recipe: Pretzel Dip

Posted by Rachel Roades on

Who doesn't love the smell of fresh bread baking? It's one of my favorite smells in the kitchen and I can never wait for the bread to fully cool before trying a piece of that fresh baked goodness.

To top it off, I found this recipe for homemade pretzel bread and I always have to double or triple it. My family loves when I make a batch to share.

Instead of dividing the dough into two balls, I pulled off about a tablespoon at a time to make pretzel bites. They took about 20 minutes in the oven and about half were gobbled up in the time it took me to upload and edit pictures. After (carefully!) dipping the dough in the baking soda water bath, I sprinkled these with our Basil Infused Sea Salt for an added pop of flavor.

Enough about pretzels (for now)...

How many of you attend the Lansdale Farmer's Market or follow it on social media? In case you missed it, Amazing Acres Goat Dairy has been experimenting with some delicious new flavored chevres, including our very own Smoked Onion Spread! It's incredibly delicious and selling out fast so get to the market early to get yours! In light of this delicious new treat, I thought I would use it as well as our Roasted Garlic Mustard to create the last flavor of the month recipe for June.

Ready for a warm, cheesy, flavorful snack? This will be great for game day, parties, appetizers, or just because you feel like it.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup + 1 tsp Small Batch Kitchen Roasted Garlic Mustard
  • 4 oz Amazing Acres Smoked Onion Chevre (plain or garlic chevre would do as well)
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp local raw honey
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard (optional)

Let the cheese sit out a bit to get to room temperature. Add all ingredients to mini crockpot or double boiler. It took about 30-45 minutes to get hot and melted. Keep a good eye on it so it doesn't burn.

If you have a mini crock for dips you can keep this hot for a party or dish out right before serving. If you don't have the time or desire to make the pretzels yourself, it's pretty easy to find some freshly baked to bring home.

Tag us on Instagram or Facebook if you make the recipe!

Happy Snacking!

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Recipe: Pretzel Dip

Posted by Rachel Roades on

Who doesn't love the smell of fresh bread baking? It's one of my favorite smells in the kitchen and I can never wait for the bread to fully cool before trying a piece of that fresh baked goodness.

To top it off, I found this recipe for homemade pretzel bread and I always have to double or triple it. My family loves when I make a batch to share.

Instead of dividing the dough into two balls, I pulled off about a tablespoon at a time to make pretzel bites. They took about 20 minutes in the oven and about half were gobbled up in the time it took me to upload and edit pictures. After (carefully!) dipping the dough in the baking soda water bath, I sprinkled these with our Basil Infused Sea Salt for an added pop of flavor.

Enough about pretzels (for now)...

How many of you attend the Lansdale Farmer's Market or follow it on social media? In case you missed it, Amazing Acres Goat Dairy has been experimenting with some delicious new flavored chevres, including our very own Smoked Onion Spread! It's incredibly delicious and selling out fast so get to the market early to get yours! In light of this delicious new treat, I thought I would use it as well as our Roasted Garlic Mustard to create the last flavor of the month recipe for June.

Ready for a warm, cheesy, flavorful snack? This will be great for game day, parties, appetizers, or just because you feel like it.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup + 1 tsp Small Batch Kitchen Roasted Garlic Mustard
  • 4 oz Amazing Acres Smoked Onion Chevre (plain or garlic chevre would do as well)
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp local raw honey
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard (optional)

Let the cheese sit out a bit to get to room temperature. Add all ingredients to mini crockpot or double boiler. It took about 30-45 minutes to get hot and melted. Keep a good eye on it so it doesn't burn.

If you have a mini crock for dips you can keep this hot for a party or dish out right before serving. If you don't have the time or desire to make the pretzels yourself, it's pretty easy to find some freshly baked to bring home.

Tag us on Instagram or Facebook if you make the recipe!

Happy Snacking!

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Recipe: Hot Pepper Cheddar Thumbprints

Posted by Rachel Roades on

These tasty appetizers have only 4 ingredients and will be eaten up as quickly as it takes to make them!

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Recipe: Hot Pepper Cheddar Thumbprints

Posted by Rachel Roades on

These tasty appetizers have only 4 ingredients and will be eaten up as quickly as it takes to make them!

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Recipe: Ghost Pepper Meatballs

Posted by Rachel Roades on

Normally you won't find me making meatballs from scratch very often. Somehow when I turn them in the pan almost half of them fall apart. That's how I know I really got it together with this recipe- not a single one broke open while turning! I'll admit to being quite proud of how these turned out. 

Don't let the title frighten you off! These have a flavorful and slightly sweet bite to them without overpowering the dish. These would make a delicious cheesy meatball sub, a spicy appetizer, or a great twist to the traditional spaghetti and meatball night.

Ready? Let's start cooking!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 small onion, minced well
  • handful fresh spinach, chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 heaping tablespoon Ghost Pepper Spread
  • salt (I used our Basil Infused Sea Salt for added flavor)
  • black pepper
  • paprika
  • cumin

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix well, pockets of breadcrumbs or onion will cause difficulty forming the balls. I used a cookie scoop to create meatballs uniform in size. Lightly grease a large frying pan and put on medium heat. Sear the meatballs and turn frequently until browned on all sides. 

I love all the colors brought together by the hot peppers, spinach, and onions!

Next time I may even try stuffing these with a nice cheese to really get the crowd's mouths watering. Do you think a sharp cheddar or a creamy gouda would be best? Let us know if you try it!

A perfect way to warm up on a cold winter evening, we enjoyed these on a bed of buttered spaghetti noodles with some steamed broccoli. Simple and comforting. 

I hope you enjoy these as much as I did!

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Recipe: Ghost Pepper Meatballs

Posted by Rachel Roades on

Normally you won't find me making meatballs from scratch very often. Somehow when I turn them in the pan almost half of them fall apart. That's how I know I really got it together with this recipe- not a single one broke open while turning! I'll admit to being quite proud of how these turned out. 

Don't let the title frighten you off! These have a flavorful and slightly sweet bite to them without overpowering the dish. These would make a delicious cheesy meatball sub, a spicy appetizer, or a great twist to the traditional spaghetti and meatball night.

Ready? Let's start cooking!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 small onion, minced well
  • handful fresh spinach, chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 heaping tablespoon Ghost Pepper Spread
  • salt (I used our Basil Infused Sea Salt for added flavor)
  • black pepper
  • paprika
  • cumin

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix well, pockets of breadcrumbs or onion will cause difficulty forming the balls. I used a cookie scoop to create meatballs uniform in size. Lightly grease a large frying pan and put on medium heat. Sear the meatballs and turn frequently until browned on all sides. 

I love all the colors brought together by the hot peppers, spinach, and onions!

Next time I may even try stuffing these with a nice cheese to really get the crowd's mouths watering. Do you think a sharp cheddar or a creamy gouda would be best? Let us know if you try it!

A perfect way to warm up on a cold winter evening, we enjoyed these on a bed of buttered spaghetti noodles with some steamed broccoli. Simple and comforting. 

I hope you enjoy these as much as I did!

Read more