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Orangecello Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Orangecello Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy it while it lasts! If you are trying to hold on to summer for as long as you can (and who can really blame you) try this delicious, melt-in-your-mouth dessert perfect for any summer night! Its chocolate infused with Orange by using one of our newest products, Caravella Orangecello.

Ingredients
For the crust:
1 1/3 cup crushed chocolate graham crackers or wafer cookies
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

For the filling:
12 ounces whole-milk ricotta cheese, room temperature
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup orangecello
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
4 large eggs, at room temperature

For the glaze:
4 1/2 ounces good quality dark chocolate, chopped
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon orangecello

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Bourbon Bacon S’mores

Bourbon Bacon S’mores

Sitting by the fire, toasting marshmallows and making s’mores…what better way to spend a summer night! The only thing that can make it better is by putting a twist on your favorite childhood campfire snack with this delicious s’mores recipe. If you love Bourbon and you love S’mores this recipe is for you!

Ingredients
For Bourbon Marshmallows:
(makes one 9×13 pan)
3 1/2 envelopes unflavored gelatin (I used Knox)
1/2 cup cold bourbon (Come pick up your favorite bottle of Bourbon at Bremer’s)
1/2 cup cold water
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large egg whites
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

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Tequila Lime Chicken Wings

Tequila Lime Chicken Wings

National Tequila Day is July 24th! Celebrate with this delicious recipe for Tequila Lime Chicken Wings!

Ingredients
For the Baked Chicken Wings:
2 pounds chicken wings
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon adobo chili powder
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

For the Tequila Lime Sauce:
1/3 cup tequila (Stop into Bremer’s to view our large selection of Tequila)
3 tablespoons honey
juice of 4 limes
zest of 1 lime
1 teaspoon chipotle sauce

For the Creamy Spanish Dip:
1/2 cup light sour cream
1/2 teaspoon dry dill
1/2 teaspoon dry parsley
2 tablespoons chunky medium salsa

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Mojito Cupcakes

Mojito Cupcakes

Celebrate National Mojito Day on July 11th with this delicious Mojito Cupcake recipe! Minty, sweet and perfect for  Mojito lovers everywhere!

Ingredients
For the cake batter:
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup caster sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/8 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
6 tablespoons white rum
8 mint leaves
juice of 2 limes

For the syrup:
4 tablespoons rum
Juice of 2 limes
2 tablespoons sugar
Handful mint leaves

For the icing:
7/8 cup butter
1 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
teaspoon rum
teaspoon of lime juice

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Bacon Bourbon Barbecue Chicken Kebabs

Bacon Bourbon Barbecue Chicken Kebabs

Summer is finally here! And what better way to celebrate the sun and warm weather than with this delicious Bourbon Barbecue recipe – perfect for anyone looking to add some extra flavor to their grill  this summer. Excellent for a night in with the family when it’s too hot to use  the stove, but just right to enjoy outdoors! And remember to stop into Bremer’s  and pick up your Bourbon of choice.

Ingredients
16 oz. barbecue sauce
1/4 cup bourbon (Stop in and see our large selection of Bourbons at Bremer’s)
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1″ pieces
2 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. ground white pepper
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
2 Tbsp. paprika
2 Tbsp. packed dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp. smoked paprika
6 slices raw bacon, cut into small pieces

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Margarita Cookies with Salty Sweet Tequila Glaze

Margarita Cookies with Salty Sweet Tequila Glaze

Do you love Margaritas so much you could eat them? Are you looking for a way make Cinco de Mayo a true celebración ? If you are, this recipe from “Love From the Oven” is perfect for you! It’s a salty and sweet dessert that will leave you feeling happy.

Ingredients
Cookies:
2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
Green Food Coloring (optional – Suggested six drops McCormick Neon Green & 2 Drops McCormick Green)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Orange Extract
1/2 cup sanding sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Tequila Glaze:
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon tequila (Bremer’s has a large selection of Tequila. Sauza is suggested)

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Bourbon Glazed Shrimp

Bourbon Glazed Shrimp

The sun is out. That means one thing….grill time! Put a little shrimp on the barbie.

Ingredients
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons bourbon, such as Bulleit or Maker’s Mark
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
2 pounds peeled and deveined frozen shrimp, thawed
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Minced Italian parsley, for garnish

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Fusilli with Caramelized Spring Onions and White Wine

Fusilli with Caramelized Spring Onions and White Wine

Spring is here – at least it’s trying to get here. The New York winter has been long and the weather has been crazy so we want to welcome spring with open arms and open toe shoes (flip flops, shorts, sunglasses, you know the drill). Really though, what better way to truly embrace the nice, warmer weather than with light spring meals and white wines! This recipe from myrecipes.com sounds like a perfect spring meal that we can’t wait to try – veggies, pasta and white wine in one? It’s a win, win, win!

Ingredients
1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups thinly sliced spring onions (onions that have been harvested early—they look like scallions with large white bulbs) or Vidalia onions (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup dry white wine (Bremer’s suggests cooking with an inexpensive Chardonnay like OP for just $3.99)1/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
8 ounces uncooked fusilli (short twisted spaghetti)
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon

Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon

This is a perfect cupcake to make for your Valentine! And with the big day just weeks away, be sure to save this recipe to your list of sweets for your sweetie.

Ingredients
Cupcakes:
8 Tbsp butter, room temperature
1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg + 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
3/4 cup Cabernet Sauvignon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/8 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
3 cups confectioner’s sugar
1/4 cup Cabernet Sauvignon
1 tsp vanilla extract

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Christmas Cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes

If you’re looking to make your dessert tray a bit more festive, try these Christmas Cupcakes. They taste as good as they look!

Ingredients
For Cupcakes:
4 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 large eggs
1 3/4 cups eggnog
1/4 cup dark rum

For Latte Frosting:
1 cup chilled whipping cream
8 oz mascarpone
2 teaspoon coffee extract
1/4 cup ground coffee
2 to 3 cups confectioner’s sugar (depending upon how thick you prefer frosting)

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