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Habanero Cheesecake with Cherry Chocolate Swirl Recipe

A spicy twist to your ordinary cheesecake. Adding a dollop of Habanero Sauce does the trick for this sweet and spicy recipe! The Cherry Chocolate Jam adds unique flavor as well. This dessert will not disapoint.
Habanero Cheesecake with Cherry Chocolate Swirl
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves 10-12
Ingredients:
  • 1- 7 ounce package biscotti
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 – 8 ounce bars cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 teaspoons Habanero Sauce
  • Cherry Chocolate Jam
Instructions:
  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place Cantuccini in food processor bowl, blend until cookies are ground finely. Add melted butter, and pulse to moisten. Transfer to 9-inch springform pan. Using fingers, press crumbs firmly and evenly into the bottom to create crust. Place in preheated oven and bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
  3. Wipe out bowl and blade of food processor. Add cream cheese, sugar, and salt. Blend until smooth. While the motor is running, add eggs, then sour cream, then lemon juice and zest and finally Habanero Sauce. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
  4. Pour filling onto crust. Drop Cherry Chocolate Jam by teaspoon full on the filling. Using a skewer, swirl the jam into the filling until decorate swirls are formed. Being careful not too over-swirl.
  5. Bake just until set, 1 hour. Turn oven off, and let cheesecake sit 1 hour in oven, without opening.

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Pineapple Piri Piri Hot Wings Recipe

This tropical appetizer brings together classic American hot wings and spicy Portuguese Piri Piri sauce for an exotic and tasty starter. Don't forget to add pineapple for the perfect blend of spicy and sweet!
Pineapple Piri Piri Hot Wings
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves 4 - 6
Ingredients:
Wings
  • 4 pounds chicken wings, cut into sections
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Portugese Rub
Pineapple Piri Piri Sauce
  • ⅓ cup Pineapple Pulp Vinegar
  • 1 cup Piri Piri Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Celery Sticks for serving
  • Blue Cheese Dressing for serving
Instructions
  1. Season wings with Portuguese Rub. Heat grill to medium-high.
  2. Grill the wings, until they are golden brown, crispy and cooked through, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a non-reactive bowl.
  3. While wings are cooking combine Pineapple Pulp Vinegar, Piri Piri Sauce and butter in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat until butter has melted. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour ½ of the Pineapple Pulp Vinegar mixture over the wings and toss to coat.
  5. Serve with celery sticks, blue cheese dressing and remaining sauce.

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Sweet and Savory Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe

If you're looking for the perfect appetizer that and sure to impress your guests- try out our simple recipe for bacon-wrapped dates. This sweet + savory treat is flavorful and easy to make.
Bacon Wrapped Dates
 
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Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 8 pitted dates
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons Sherry Vinegar
  • 8 skewers
Instructions:
  1. Heat oven to 400˚F.
  2. Wrap dates with bacon securing with skewers. Place in a baking dish. Drizzle with vinegar. Bake until bacon becomes crisp, approximately 15 minutes. Arrange on serving platter and drizzle with cooking juices.

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Manchego Cheese with Sweet Fig Paste Recipe

Pairing a generous block of Manchego cheese with Fig Paste makes for perfectly sweet tapas to share amongst friends. This recipe serves 4 and is ready in 35 minutes. Manchego is a unique cheese is made in Spain and is popular worldwide for being used in traditional Spanish tapas. Enjoy this notable pair at your next dinner gathering!
Manchego with Fig Paste
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Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound Manchego cheese, cut into ¼” slices
  • 3 tablespoons Dried Fig and Orange Spread (dried fig paste with orange)
Instructions:
  1. Spread fig spread over cheese slices. Insert a toothpick into each slice and arrange on serving platter.
  2. Gourmet Tip: Serve the Manchego cheese and fig paste on an Oil & Vinegar Olivewood Board with Spanish almonds from Valencia.

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