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We love to grill, and we love seafood, so we combined the two to create Pineapple Shrimp Skewers.  These are prefect for a lighter dinner and come together so quickly!  Plus, you can customize the skewers to different tastes by adding different fruits or veggies to accompany the shrimp.  They are sweet yet citrusy, and very delicious! The recipe can be found here. Start by combining the coconut milk, hot sauce, soy sauce, lime juice, and orange juice in a bowl.  Pour into a Ziplock bag, then add the shrimp to the bag and toss to coat.  Seal the bag and place in the fridge to marinate for 1-2 hours.  Make sure the shrimp is thawed and shelled before placing in the bag! While the shrimp marinates, soak wooden skewers in water.  I like to fill a drinking glass with water and place the skewers inside. Once the shrimp is … Continue reading

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Are you ready for some football…and delicious food?  Snacks and appetizers served during a football game need to be fit for a crowd and easy to eat.  Think finger foods, grab-and-go, quick and easy…. foods that don’t draw your attention away from the game for too long – you don’t want to miss any big plays!     We’re hosting a football part this week and will be serving the following items: Football Pretzel Rods Individual Chicken Taco Bowls Loaded Tater Tot Kabobs Mini Football Pizzas Dessert   Football Pretzel Rods are super simple to make and a crowd favorite!  Plus, pretzels are such a common snack food so you can’t go wrong. I like to pick team colors or traditional football colors (or think seasonably if making these for a holiday gathering).  My pretzel rods wills be dipped in milk chocolate with white chocolate used to create the look … Continue reading

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Most Minnesotans are familiar with kabobs because we love to grill when the weather is warm.    However, if you aren’t familiar with kabobs you are in for a treat!  Kabobs are basically cubes of meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, and other foods placed on a skewer and grilled to perfection.  And with the MN State Fair recently ending all I can think of is food on a stick so blogging about kabobs seemed like the perfect fit! I have 4 different kabobs to share with you today. Chicken Breast Kabobs (available from the meat counter) Black Angus Beef Sirloin Kabobs (available from the meat counter) Salmon Kabobs with Rainbow Veggies Ham and Pineapple Kabobs   The Chicken Breast Kabobs and Black Angus Beef Sirloin Kabobs are available from the meat counter at your local Festival Foods.  The veggies are fresh, including green pepper, red pepper, and red onion, and the meat is thick cut.  Each skewer … Continue reading

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