TRIPLE FUDGE-NUT SAUCE 1 12-ounce jar premium hot fudge sauce 1/2 cup chopped pecan 1/2 cup Macadamia nuts 1/2 cup cashews Maraschino cherries Whipped cream Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a shallow baking pan, combine nutmeats.  Toast the nuts, stirring at least once, for about 6-8 minutes… More >>

Combine cornstarch, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Add cider and apples. Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat.

Place a scoop of Velvet’s Cinnamon Ice Cream into a decorative dish. Top with warm apples and sprinkle with toasted nuts. More >>

1 prepared chocolate graham cracker pie shell 1 banana, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries 1 56-ounce container VELVET Banana Crème Pie Ice Cream, softened 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts, almonds or pecans 1 aerosol container of REAL whipped cream Warmed chocolate and caramel ice cream sundae toppings Place chopped banana and strawberries on graham cracker crust. Spread soften VELVET Banana Crème Pie Ice Cream over fruit. Top with whipped ... More >>

1 prepared chocolate graham cracker pie shell 1 banana, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries 1 56-ounce container VELVET Banana Crème Pie Ice Cream, softened 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts, almonds or pecans 1 aerosol container of REAL whipped cream Warmed chocolate and caramel ice cream sundae toppings Place chopped banana and strawberries on graham cracker crust. Spread soften VELVET Banana Crème Pie Ice Cream over fruit. Top with whipped ... More >>

Chicken Asparagus Quiche  Baked pie crust 14.5 oz can Keystone chicken, drained 1 cup diced fresh asparagus  1 cup white cheddar, grated 6 eggs 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon white pepper  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange chicken and asparagus in bottom of baked pie crust. Cover with cheese. Blend eggs and heavy cream. Pour over quiche. Dust top with white pepper. Bake for 30-40 minutes. Let set for 10 minutes before cutting. More >>

RED, WHITE AND BOOM PARFAITS 1 container frozen non-whipped dairy topping 1 small box instant cream cheese pudding 4 cups of Angel food cake, torn in small pieces 1 56-ounce carton VELVET Vanilla Lover’s Trio 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries Fresh mint leaves Sparklers, if desired In a small bowl, combine the non-dairy topping and pudding and mix well. In parfait glasses, start with the sliced strawberries, followed by a scoop of ice cr... More >>

Mint Chocolate Chip Trifle Sundae 4 store-bought or homemade brownies, crumbled 1 jar marshmallow crème topping 1 56-ounce container VELVET Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 1 jar hot fudge sauce Chopped pecans or walnuts Whipped cream Fresh mint leaves Place one-half of a crumbled brownie in the bottom of a tall Sundae cup.  Top with a small scoop of Velvet Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, followed by a spoonful of marshmallow crème topping, a scoop of ice cr... More >>

Ingredients: 2 T. Liquid Smoke 1 cup tap water 1 each Whole Pork Shoulder/Boston Butt 2/3 cup Seasoned Salt 1 T. Black Pepper 2 cups of your favorite BBQ Sauce Procedure: Preheat the oven to 225° F. Pour the liquid smoke, and water into the bottom of a roasting pan. Place a roasting rack into the pan. Rub the entire exterior of the shoulder with the seasonings. Place the seasoned shoulder onto the rack, fat side up, then cover the pan with a tight fitting lid... More >>

INGREDIENTS 1 beef Tenderloin Roast Center-Cut (2 to 3 pounds) Seasoning: 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary Holiday Rice: 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup each chopped onion and chopped red bell pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1 package (9 ounces) frozen French-style green beans, defrosted 3 cups hot cooked rice 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted INSTRUCTIONS FOR ... More >>

Preheat oven to 350°. Mix together muffin ingredients   4 oz. unsalted butter 8 oz. Granulated sugar 2 eggs 8 oz. sour cream 7 oz. soft red winter wheat ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup cranberries Mix together granola ingredients  1 ½ cup of quick oats 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup syrup ¼ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup coconut ¼ cup vegetable oi... More >>

First Step- Preheat oven to 375° 1/2 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups soft red winter wheat flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup water Can use store bought or homemade icing Mix together mixture and pour it into the cupcake pan. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after e... More >>

INGREDIENTS SOUR CREAM TOPPING: 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 tablespoon cholulla hot sauce 2 green onions, green parts only Sprinkle of kosher salt CORN CAKES: 1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 1/4 cup buttermilk cornmeal 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup whole milk 2 large eggs 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen and thawed 1/2 cup shredded ch... More >>

IngredientsStep 1:3 large jalapenos, seeded and cut in half1/2 large red pepper2 cups Monterey jack cheese, shreddedStep 2: 1 large egg2 tablespoons milk1 tablespoon flour1 teaspoon Parmesan, grated salt and pepperBreader:1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, seasoned or unseasonedPreparation:  Wash jalapenos, cut in half, take out seeds, and dice fineWash red pepper and dice fineMix jalapenos and red peppers with shredded jack cheese until it forms a ballLet set in refrigerator for a... More >>

Carolina BBQ wing sauce:1/4 cup ketchup1/2 cup red wine vinegar1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes1 tablespoon adobo sauce1 teaspoon dry mustard2 teaspoons granulated garlic1 teaspoon sugar More >>

Asian wing sauce recipe:2 tablespoons soy sauce1/4 cup honey2 teaspoons lime zest3 tablespoons lime juice, from 1 lime1/4 cup orange juice, from 1/2 orange1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger1 teaspoon chili garlic paste1/2 teaspoon sesame oil1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic1 tablespoon oyster sauce...trust me its not that bad More >>

 Tequila and lime wings sauce                                             1 teaspoon grated lime zest1/2 cup fresh lime juice1/4 cup tequila or more!!!!! seriously though don’t get drunk1 tablespoon agave syrup(sometimes called agave nectar)1 teaspoon ground ... More >>

roasted red bell pepper and spinach artichoke dip 14 ounces canned (or frozen, thawed) artichoke hearts, drained, diced (not marinated)9 ounces frozen creamed spinach, thawed1/2 cup finely diced red onion1/2 cup diced roasted red bell pepper2 tablespoons jarred pesto sauce1/3 cup grated Parmesan1/2 cup provolone cheese1/2 cup mozzarella cheese2 tablespoons mayonnaise...it has to be mayo...not miracle whip1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper1/2 teaspoon saltPackage tortilla chipsPack... More >>

-roasted red bell pepper and spinach artichoke dip...AKA the shizzy nizzy!!!!!!!14 ounces canned (or frozen, thawed) artichoke hearts, drained, diced (not marinated)9 ounces frozen creamed spinach, thawed1/2 cup finely diced red onion1/2 cup diced roasted red bell pepper2 tablespoons jarred pesto sauce1/3 cup grated Parmesan1/2 cup provolone cheese1/2 cup mozzarella cheese2 tablespoons mayonnaise...it has to be mayo...not miracle whip1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper1/2 teaspoon ... More >>

-tequila and lime wings sauce for wings recipe:

1 teaspoon grated lime zest

1/2 cup fresh lime juice...

1/4 cup tequila or more!!!!! seriously though don't get drunk

1 tablespoon agave syrup

(sometimes called agave nectar)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon adobo sauce

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper  More >>

  - Asian wing sauce recipe:

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1/4 cup honey

2 teaspoons lime zest

3 tablespoons lime juice, from 1 lime

1/4 cup orange juice, from 1/2 orange

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

1 teaspoon chili garlic paste

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic

1 tablespoon oyster sauce...trust me its not that bad  More >>

OPEN-FACED SUMMERTIME BURGER4 slices TEXAS TOAST cup mayonnaise cup salsa4 strips cooked bacon4 slices Cheddar cheese4 tomato slices4 freshly prepared ground turkey burgers4 eggs1 avocado, slicedPrepare the Texas Toast according to package directions and place slice on each plate. Mix mayonnaise and salsa together is a small bowl and then divide and spread mixture on 4 slices of toast.Prepare burgers using desired cooking technique. In a small skillet, fry eggs over-easy.Start to build... More >>

Chili-Cilantro MarinadeINGREDIENTS2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro1 tablespoon chili powderINSTRUCTIONS FOR CHILI-CILANTRO MARINADECombine all ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak(s) and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak(s) to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours for tender steaks; 6 hours or as long as overnight for less tender steaks, turning occasionally.Remove steak(s) from bag; ... More >>

EGGS-TREMELY GOOD EGG DIP 1 ½ Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh onions 2 teaspoons yellow or honey mustard ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ teaspoon hot sauce 6 OHIO hard-cooked eggs ½ teaspoon seasoned salt Dash of white pepper 4 ounces pimiento cream cheese Parsley for garnish In a blender or food processor, combine lemon juice, chopped onions, mustard, mayonnaise and hot sauce. Add eggs one by one, beating well after each addition, until light and fluffy. Beat in the seasoned sal... More >>

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Wine 1 (2 pound) package of pork tenderloin 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix 1 cup water 3/4 cup red wine 3 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker with the contents of the soup packet. Pour water, wine, and soy sauce over the top, turning the pork to coat. Carefully spread garlic over the pork, leaving as much on top of the roast during cooking as possible. Sprink... More >>

Glazed Ham 1 whole Fully Cooked Bone-in Ham (15-18 Pounds) Whole Cloves 3 cups Brown Sugar 1/2 cup Spicy Brown Mustard 1 can Dr Pepper Or Coke 3 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar Preheat the oven to 325 F. Score the surface of the ham in a diamond pattern about 1/8-inch deep. Place cloves in the middle of each diamond. Place the ham in a large roasting pan with a rack, tent it with foil, and bake for 2 to 2/12 hours---or longer, depending on the package directions. In a saucepan heat the brow... More >>

LAYERED BRUNCH CASSEROLE Prep Time: 20 minutes Refrigerator Time: 8 hours of overnight Bake Time: 50 to 60 minutes Makes: 8 servings Ingredients: Cooking spray 2-1/2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed 6 slices Swiss cheese 1-1/2 cups chopped lean ham (8 ounces) 6 slices American cheese 8 large eggs 1-1/2 cups nonfat milk 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon dried minced onions 1-1/2 cups crushed corn flakes 1/4 cup butter, melted, optional Directions: 1. SPRAY a 3-quart casse... More >>

MAI-TAI1/2 cup pineapple juice1/4 cup orange juice1/4 up club soda1 tablespoon cream of coconut1 tablespoon grenadine syrupIn shaker or tall glass combine ingredients and shake or stir to blend. Add crushed ice More >>

THE NATURAL1/2 Banana1/4 apple, with skin6 medium sized strawberries1/4 cup fresh pineapple1/4 cup natural apple juice1/2 cup iceBlend all ingredients in blender. Serve in wine glassgarnishish with fresh strawberries More >>

HARVEST SWEET POTATOES Prep Time: 30 minutes Bake Time: 45 to 50 minutes Makes: 10 servings Ingredients: Cooking spray 4 cups cooked peeled mashed sweet potatoes (4 to 6 large) 1 cup fat free half and half 4 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions: 1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. SPRAY a 3-quart casserole with cooking spray; set asid... More >>

CORN PUDDING Prep Time: 10 minutes Bake Time: 50 to 60 minutes Makes: 8 servings Ingredients: Cooking spray 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 6 large eggs 1 cup fat free half and half 3 cups whole kernel corn, canned, drained; OR frozen, thawed 1 can (15 ounces) cream style corn Directions: 2 PREHEAT oven to 350°F. SPRAY a 3-quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside. 3 COMBINE butter, flour and sugar. BEAT in eggs and half and half until blended. STIR in corn ... More >>

SUMMERTIME BERRY TRIFLE 2 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup butter 6 OHIO eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup low-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 teaspoon orange extract 1 teaspoon vanilla Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Add the eggs, one at a time. Sift flour, soda, and salt and then add to the creamed mixture, alternating with the sour cream. Add the extracts and vanilla. Pour into a greased tube p... More >>

Turkey Kielbasa & Pretzel Breakfast Bake 1 lb. stale pretzel bread, cubed 1 pkg. turkey kielbasa, halved lengthwise and sliced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cups chopped sweet onions 1 tablespoon More >>

Crockpot Turkey Meatballs 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef 1 1/4 cups Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2 tablespoons chopped More >>

ITALIAN SKILLET EGGS 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 cup sliced mushrooms 6 ounces baby spinach leaves, about 6 cups 1 1/2 cups pasta sauce 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 6 More >>

National Ice Cream Sundae Day July 15, 2013 Creamy Raspberry Yogurt Sundae 1 container low-fat Raspberry Greek Yogurt 1/2 cup fresh raspberries, divided VELVET Original Vanilla Ice Cream 6 More >>

RED, WHITE AND BOOM CAKE KABOBS Wooden skewers 8 strawberries 16 blueberries 16 cubes Angel Food cake or pound cake Alternating cake and fruit, place onto the kabobs. Chill More >>

Ingredients 4 boneless pork chops, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 tablespoons taco seasoning 1/2 large onion, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces More >>

CHOCOLATE LOVERS S'MORE TOWER 4 whole chocolate graham crackers, broken in half 4 2x2-inch homemade or bakery brownies 1 jar marshmallow ice cream topping 1 cup hot fudge sauce, warmed 4 large More >>

SUMMERTIME STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE 1 scoop VELVET Churned Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream 1/2 cup fresh sliced strawberries 1 cup white cranberry juice, chilled 3 ice cubes In a blender container, add More >>

ASIAGO CHEESE, BACON AND EGG TART 6 large OHIO eggs 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 7 slices bacon 2 tablespoons butter 8 ounces fresh button mushrooms, thinly More >>

SAUSAGE AND FRESH SPINACH EGG STRATA 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 12 ounces fresh ground turkey sausage 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 More >>

PARMESAN-CRUSTED CHICKEN 1/2 cup Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise 1 tablespoons honey mustard 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese 1 3/4 lbs. boneless chicken breasts 4 tablespoons Italian bread crumbs More >>

HOT TURKEY SANDWICHES 2 cups chopped cooked chicken or left over turkey 1/2 medium onion, chopped 5 hard cooked eggs, chopped 1 4-ounce can mushroom stems and pieces, drained 1 small can More >>

Baked Apple French Toast Ingredients 16-18 slices French bread (1 inch thick) 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling 2 fresh Ohio apples, peeled and sliced 8 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups milk 2 teaspoons More >>

It is no secret that retail stores have caught on to the Black Friday craze, but some stores are open with hot sales even earlier. Some shoppers are getting their holiday gift buying out of the way on More >>