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“Me” Drink

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1 cup cold water
1/4 cup whole milk
Dash of ground turmeric
Double dash of ground ginger
1/4 Tbsp black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cumin

In a blender, combine cold water, whole milk, turmeric, ginger, black pepper, and cumin. Blend on “Low” for 1 minute and then let the drink rest for 1 minute. Drink immediately!

Enjoy!

Luke's Quick and Easy Kebabs

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1 package skewers – metal or wooden – if wooden, wipe them with a wet cloth 3 lbs T-bone steak - cubed 1 lb green peppers - cubed 1 lb yellow bell peppers - cubed 1 lb red onions - cubed 1 lb cauliflower – cubed Black pepper Sea salt Beer or wine
Kebabs are always fun and all you need is a hot grill and a few ingredients.
Prep: On a skewer, place 1 cube each of the following items: T-bone steak, green pepper, yellow bell pepper, T-bone steak, red onion, cauliflower, and lastly T-bone steak. Next, sprinkle the completed skewer with black pepper and sea salt.
Repeat the Prep process until you have used all of the T-bone steaks. Once the steak is gone, make skewers with the remaining ingredients.
Grilling: Place the skewers on a hot grill and cook until the meat and vegetables are done – meat should be at 165 degrees F or higher. Vegetables should be soft and starting to brown.
Serve these skewers with beer or wine. Enjoy!!


Heavy Night for Strawberries

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1 large plastic container or bowl 3 cups cottage cheese ½ Tbsp white sugar 2 cups strawberries – washed and halved 2 cups raspberries – washed and halved 2 bananas – peeled and chopped ½ cup whole or almond milk ½ cup chocolate liqueur
In a large plastic container or bowl, combine cottage cheese, white sugar, strawberries, and raspberries. Stir the ingredients until well blended and then add chopped bananas, milk and chocolate liqueur to the mixture. Stir the ingredients until well blended and then chill the mixture for 30 minutes before serving.
Enjoy!!

Nick's Friday Night Wine

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1 bottle white wine 4 ice cubes 1 cup sherbet 3 ice cubes 2 Lemons – peeled and sliced in half 2 Limes – peeled and sliced in half
In a blender, combine white wine, ice cubes, and sherbet. Blend on “Low” until well blended – you may have to “Pulse” to get the ingredients to mix properly. Next, add ice cubes, lemons and limes to the cocktail. Blend on “High” until well blended. Enjoy this cold cocktail while watching your favorite movie. 

The Club for All Clubs

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1 large plate 1 box Club Crackers 1 large bowl ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups fresh mozzarella – cubed 1 Tbsp fresh basil 1 cup green olives – chopped 1 cup mayonnaise
White or red wine

A summer spread for late summer!

To start, on a large plate, arrange 1 box of Club crackers – it is OK if the crackers overlap. Next, in a large bowl, combine extra-virgin olive oil, fresh mozzarella, basil and green olives. Stir the ingredients until well blended and then blend mayonnaise into the mixture. Stir the mixture until well blended. Lastly, spread the mixture on to the Club Crackers and then refrigerate the plate for 15 minutes.

This dish pairs well with white or red wine.