Football Season is in full swing and we’ve got a couple appetizers that you can throw together quickly that taste great! A delicious Baked Brie and a tasty snack mix that’s full of flavor! GAME ON! XO
1/2 (14-1 ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts 1 (13.2 ounce) wheel of Brie, frozen 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon dried cranberries 1 large egg, lightly beaten Sliced green apples, to serve
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 14-inch circle. Using a sharp knife, cut a 3-inch strip from dough. Using a 3-inch leaf shapped cutter, cut a leaf shape from dough strip. Place crust on prepared pan.
Remove top of Brie rind. Place cheese on crust. Sprinkle with brown sugar, and top with cranberries. Fold crust over cranberries. Top with leaf cutout. Brush egg wash onto crust.
Bake until lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with apple slices.
*Tip: Freezing Brie keeps it from melting through pastry while baking.
Makes 12 servings. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay
4 cups corn-and-rice cereal
1 (16-ounce) bag pretzels
1 (12.4 ounce) box white Cheddar cheese crackers
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce (we used 1/2 cup)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Spray 2 jelly roll pans with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine cereal, pretzels, and cheese crackers.
In a small bowl, combine meled butter and all remaining ingredients. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture tossing to coat. Spread mixture onto prepared pans.
Bake until crisp, about 30 minutes, stirring halfway through baking.
*We used Kellogg’s Crispix and used half of the cumin.
Makes 16 cups
What’s For Dinner? Football Edition/Appetizer-2 Orchids YouTube HERE
Celebrate the season with this delicious and comforting Autumn Meal! Maple Pork Chops with Brown Butter Apples & Onions paired with roasted carrots and squash and a smooth red wine. Oh so good, not to mention that this recipe just screams Fall! Our festive tablescape features pumpkins that we painted. Video links are provided below to watch this fun video along with our special guest Julie! 🍁🍂
What’s For Dinner: Autumn Meal & DIY Tablescape- 2 Orchids YouTube HERE
Maple Pork Chops With Brown Butter Apples & Onion-Recipe Link HERE
Weekends are meant for relaxing with friends and family! In our series, “What’s For Dinner? we’re sharing The Lazy Weekend Casserole and our twist on a tasty Italian Salad! Take the stress out of dinner with two easy recipes that are full of flavor and you can enjoy all weekend!🍁
2 Cucumbers diced 2 green peppers diced (or any color you prefer) 3 Roma tomatoes diced 2 cans of black olives (medium, pitted) 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped Onion is optional
Add olive oil, red wine vinegar, italian seasoning, basil, parsley, salt, pepper, onion powder. You can use fresh or dry seasonings.
Toss all ingredients and dressing into a large salad bowl and serve.
What’s For Dinner? Easy Weekend Meal- 2 Orchids YouTubeHERE
(Watch us prepare dinner in the kitchen. We modified some of the ingredients in the casserole to make it even easier!)
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