A Summer Sandwich Party!
THE BLUE ROOSTER
Ciabatta rolls, mini or cut into quarters
Roasted chicken, deli style, sliced
Sliced apples, red or green
Blue cheese, sliced or cubed
Butter Lettuce leaves
BLACK PEPPER HONEY MUSTARD
1/2 cup honey mustard, purchased
1/4 cup sour cream
2 tbsp honey
1/8 tsp black pepper
Place all ingredients in a blender or small food processor, and blend on high for 30 seconds or until well blended.
Roast Beef, deli style, sliced
Wisconsin cheddar cheese
Hickory smoked Bacon
HICKORY BBQ RANCH
1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce, Sweet Baby Rays Hickory Brown Sugar, or other purchased brand
1/2 cup Lemon Ranch sauce
In a small bowl, whisk together BBQ sauce and lemon ranch sauce until smooth. Thin with additional lemon juice or warm water if a thinner consistency is desired.
THE CABALLERO CLUB
Sourdough, toasted and buttered
Smoked Turkey, sliced
Honey glazed ham, sliced
Hickory smoked bacon, cooked
Pepper jack cheese, sliced
Beefsteak tomatoes, sliced
Iceberg or leaf lettuce
3/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 package Hidden Valley Ranch mix
1 cup buttermilk
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together sour cream and mayonnaise. Add mix and blend well. Add buttermilk and lemon juice and whisk until completely blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.
EASY BLACK PEPPER PARMESAN KETTLE CHIPS
Black pepper kettle chips
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
Open bag of chips, sprinkle chips with parmesan cheese. Close bag and gently shake to coat.
WATERMELON RASPBERRY FRUIT JARS
6 small jars
6 small skewers
4-6 cups watermelon cubes
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 lime, cut into six wedges
Fresh mint leaves
Place watermelon and raspberries into jars. Top with a lime wedge, mint and serve with a skewer.
HOMEMADE CHERRY LEMONADE
1 3/4-2 cups sugar
8 cups water
1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4-1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
In a large beverage jar, dissolve sugar in to water by stirring vigorously. Add lemon juice, add crushed ice and pour juice over the top for a layered look, or stir to mix.
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM SANDWICH SKEWERS with HOMEMADE HOT FUDGE SAUCE
Purchased chocolate chocolate ice cream sandwiches, Fat Boys
Chocolate Fudge Sauce, recipe follows*
Cut fat boys into quarters, skewer each section through the middle, making a tower. Serve immediately with homemade fudge sauce.
Hot Fudge Sauce:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup semi sweet, bittersweet, milk chocolate pieces, or a combination
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
In a medium sized saucepan, melt butter.
Add chocolates, evaporated milk, and sugar.
Cook over medium heat, stirring until smooth.
Bring to a simmer, remove from heat, and add vanilla.
Mixture will thicken as it cools,
Makes about 2 cups
Recipes by Amy Richardson