The Gracious Gourmet Recipes
1/4 cup almond oil
1 scant Tablespoon of red wine vinegar
4 oz. (half a jar) of THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD
Fine sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients, including THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY
SPREAD, in a bowl and whisk together. Makes approximately 3/4 cup of vinaigrette.
Perfect for dressing all kinds of field greens and spinach. Garnish with roasted slivered
2 flour tortillas (8 inch) with edges cut off to make the tortillas square
1/4 cup (about 2 ounces) blue cheese, softened
2 T cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD
2 tablespoons minced toasted pecans
Mix blue cheese and cream cheese and spread in even amounts on the tortillas. Next.spread thin layer of 2 tablespoons THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD on top. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon pecans on top. Roll up tightly; with serrated knife; slice into 3/4-inch rounds.
1/2 cup THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD
2 T freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
2 salmon filets (6 – 8 oz. each, 1-inch thick)
2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon tequila (optional)
Stir together THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD, orange juice and
chipotle; pour into large zip-lock bag. Add salmon filets to bag; secure. Let stand at room
temperature 10 – 15 minutes to marinade; turning once. Preheat broiler and spray broiler
pan and rack with non-stick cooking spray.
Broil salmon, turning once, about 11 minutes, or until cooked through.
While salmon is cooking, transfer Chipotle Cherry Sauce to a small saucepan; bring to a boil;
reduce heat to low and stir in cilantro and tequila. Transfer salmon to serving plates; top
with Chipotle Cherry Sauce and serve immediately.
Note: Chipotle Cherry Sauce can also be served with roast duck, pork or chicken
1 pint premium chocolate ice cream, softened slightly
1/2 cup chilled THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD
1 tablespoon cherry brandy or brandy (optional)
Stir together ice cream, THE GRACIOUS GOURMET SPICED SOUR CHERRY SPREAD and
cherry brandy. Transfer to plastic container; cover and freeze until firm.
*Variations - Use vanilla ice cream as the base and add 1/3 to 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chip when stirring in the Spiced Sour Cherry Spread.