Fun Summer Sausage Snack Ideas

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With its bold and delicious flavor, our Hickory Farms Summer Sausage can be eaten as a quick snack on its own, paired with cheese and crackers, or added to recipes for extra depth of flavor. Create treats that are great for anything from an after school snack to hors d’oeuvres for a fancy party with these Summer Sausage snack ideas. An even bolder snack mix With varied flavors, plenty of texture, and lots of crunch, a good snack mix is always a crowd pleaser. With just a few extra ingredients, you can transform an ordinary store bought snack mix into something truly special.  Start by pouring a bag of your favorite snack mix into a large bowl. Then, add a couple cups of any flavor of popcorn, a handful of our Smoked Cheddar Blend cut into cubes, and  our Signature Beef Summer Sausage, also cut into cubes. Once all of the ingredients are in the bowl, simply stir it together and serve. Make it fancy For a quick and easy appetizer that will fit into even the most elegant event, create a fun twist on an antipasti platter. To make this sophisticated presentation, simply layer green olives that have been …
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Savory Delights Using Sweet Hot Mustard

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Our Sweet Hot Mustard is a great way to add a zesty depth of flavor to any recipe. Whether you are looking to jazz up a marinade, a salad dressing, or a rub for your meats, a scoop of Sweet Hot Mustard gives you that something special. Treat your family with these delicious dishes using Hickory Farms Sweet Hot Mustard. Roasted Salmon The natural sweetness of salmon and the tang of mustard are a perfect combination. For a tasty entree that couldn’t be easier to prepare, try this salmon with a sweet mustard glaze. Start by flavoring your fish with salt and pepper before placing it in a baking dish. Then, warm the bottle of our Sweet Hot Mustard in a sauce pan. For extra flavor, you can add a bit of honey or garlic. After the sauce is warm, reserve half of it in a bowl and pour the other half over your salmon. Add a sprinkle of dill to the sauce you set aside. Then, simply roast the salmon until flaky and serve with your dill mustard sauce. Fried Green Beans With a nice, crispy texture, fried green beans are a snack or side dish that the whole …
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Celebrate the New Year with These Delightful Desserts

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If you are planning a New Year’s Eve party, there are tons of things to consider, including your theme, the guest list, and the type of champagne to serve. But, as with any occasion, you don’t want to forget the dessert. For a delicious start to 2015, celebrate New Year’s with desserts inspired by Hickory Farms ingredients and these delicious recipes. Orange and Ginger Cheesecake Ball For a sweet twist on chips and dips, try this decadent dessert-style cheesecake ball. Start by mixing together a package of cream cheese with a bit of butter, some powdered sugar, and both the zest and the juice of a Mandarin Orange from our Orchard’s Bounty Gift Basket. Finish by adding a handful of chopped crystallized ginger. Form the mixture into a ball and chill overnight. Before you serve, top the cheesecake ball with toasted coconut and arrange it on a platter surrounded by pieces of pound cake and slices of Fuji Apples and Crown Comice Pears from the basket. Log Cake If you are looking for a truly traditional dessert, consider a New Year’s Log Cake. To make the cake, beat egg whites until frothy before adding sugar, vanilla, and ground nuts from our …
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