HUMMUS WITH DILLED ONIONS

INGREDIENTS: 1 15 oz can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed well 1-2 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon Arabelle Dilled Onion juice ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (add an extra 1/8 cup for creamier hummus), plus drizzle ½ teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup Arabelle…

GUACAMOLE WITH CANDIED JALAPENOS

INGREDIENTS: 3 ripe Avocados 1 lime, juiced 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup Arabelle Candied Jalapenos, finely chopped ½ tsp Arabelle Candied Jalapeno syrup Pinch sea salt 1 tablespoon cilantro for garnish     DIRECTIONS: Peel and mash avocado using a fork or a potato masher (my preference).  Add the lime juice, garlic, Candied Jalapenos…

Pickled Pink

“Ole Tyme” salads like egg, ham, tuna and chicken are a lost art that are coming back into vogue at Sunday supper or weekday lunch or even a late night snack!  It is also the perfect way to repurpose a leftover.  Here, it is the perfect appetizer for the leftover holiday or Sunday dinner ham.…

The Ara-Best Dip Ever

Serves 8-10 This is an anytime appetizer.  It is for friends, family, football and everything inbetween! It is easy to prepare with simple ingredients that make it delicious and satisfying and something the host can enjoy with the guests without being in the kitchen cooking! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, softened…

Deep Fried Arabelle

Fried Candied Jalapenos 1 jar Arabelle Candied Jalapenos, drained (*reserve syrup) 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup soda water or club soda *Buttermilk Dressing or Sour cream Vegetable Oil for frying   Mix the flour and soda water together thoroughly to make a batter. In a deep fryer or large pot, heat enough oil…

The Naughty Belle

Ingredients: 2 oz Gin, preferably Plymouth or Hendricks or 2 oz Vodka, preferably Belvedere ½ oz Arabelle Dilled Onion juice   Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker over ice and gently shake or swirl.  Strain and serve into a chilled martini glass that has been rinsed (only and poured out) with dry vermouth.  …