Dig In | Holidays and Gatherings

Build A Crostini-Rootini Bar

December 01, 2014 in Holidays and Gatherings

At the peak of entertaining season, when the edibles seem endless, distinguish your fête fare by engaging your eaters in a build-it-yourself Crostini-Rootini Bar. Crostino is Italian for “little crust” and the eponymous appetizer has traditionally been crafted of thin slices of toasted or grilled bread that can be dressed with an assortment of toppings (spreads, toppings, garnishes). While simple in concept – a base with toppings – the possibilities for expressing culinary gumption are glorious!  

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Build Your Own Sundae Ice Cream Social

July 21, 2014 in Holidays and Gatherings

Dating back to the 18th century, the Ice Cream Social still reigns as a leading medium to foster community. The only technology you need is a scoop. That’s why, when we think about celebrating National Ice Cream Month, as proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1984...

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Throw A Fiesta - TJ's Style

May 05, 2014 in Holidays and Gatherings

A signature drink can set the tone of a fiesta. Inspired by the Margarita, a legendary beverage that carries as many great origin myths as it does recipes, we started mixing and blending using our fresh Limeade as the base. With only four simple ingredients: water, sugar, lime juice, and lemon juice, it’s bright and quenching with a [fist pump] tartness to it. It is the essence of refreshment and welcomes the creation of a cocktail. Desiring a lush, thick texture and exotic edginess, we added chunks of Organic Frozen Mango, quite possibly the most popular fruit in the World, and quite frankly some of our best selling. We played with a few more additions, until we found the perfect balance for our Mango Limeadita. Begging for a salted rim, and welcoming tequila, only if you want it, this beverage will bring some serious buzz to a fiesta...

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