Monthly Archives: January 2014

Game Day Hot Wings!

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, these hot n’ spicy wings are a sure fire way to have a great party!

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You’ll need: 2 cups of all purpose flour, 3 tbsp of organic paprika, 3 tbsp of organic adobo, 3 tbsp pf organic chili powder, 1 tsp of kosher salt, 2 lbs of organic chicken wings, canola oil, 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, 1/4 cup hot sauce and blue cheese dressing

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Step 1: Add 2 inches of oil to a pan and place over medium high heat. Then add all your spices to your flour and mix well.

Step 2: Dredge your chicken in your seasoned flour and gently place in hot oil. Avoid over-crowding by working in batches.

Fry each batch for 10 minutes until golden brown.

Step 3: Remove crispy wings and allow to drip dry on a cooling rack

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Step 4: Make your wing sauce by melting the butter in a sauce pan and adding in your hot wing sauce.

Step 5: Coat your wings in the hot wing sauce and serve with blue cheese dressing and an ice cold beer. Enjoy!

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Sugared Rosemary Champaign Cocktail

By: Angela Keyser, Director of Marketing for High Quality Organics

Happy New Year!

For most people, New Year’s Eve isn’t complete without a festive cocktail in hand. Here’s one that’s really easy to make. The sugared rosemary gives it an extra festive touch that, if you’re like me, will make you smile. Remember, drink responsibly!

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4-6 Champagne Flutes
1 Bottle of Your Favorite Champagne
A dash of pomegranate or cranberry juice
A bunch of fresh rosemary, just the tips or small stems
A glass of water
A cup or two of white sugar on a plate
 
Step 1: Cut the tips of the rosemary sprigs OR remove the small branches of the large rosemary sprigs so you have enough small rosemary “buds” for all your champagne glasses. 
 
2013_12_31_Sugared Rosemary on PlateStep 2: Dip rosemary sprigs in water and then coat with sugar.
 
Step 3: Place sugar coated rosemary on plate and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour. (Until rosemary is firm.)
 
Step 4: Fill champagne glasses half to three-quarters full of champagne, adding a splash of juice, if desired.
 
Step 5: Garnish with a small sprig of sugared rosemary
 
Step 7: Surround yourself with friends, say “cheers” and enjoy!