BOB Recipe: Salted Caramel Ice Cream Topping

from: Essential Everyday
Product: Butter

BOB Recipe: Salted Caramel Ice Cream Topping
Active time: 15 minutes
Total time: 18 minutes
Amount: about 1 1/2 cups

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon sea salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

In large saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, butter, water and salt. Cook until melted and bubbly around the edge, stirring frequently. Continue cooking 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, stir in baking soda and vanilla. Stir until caramel darkens in color (about 1 – 2 minutes). Let stand 1 minute; serve over ice cream.

Note: Caramel topping will harden slightly when poured over ice cream.

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BOB Recipe: Apple Shortbread Crumble

from: Essential Everyday
Product: Butter

BOB Recipe: Apple Shortbread Crumble
Active time: 15 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes
Amount: 24 bars

2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup butter, softened
1 21 oz can apple pie filling

In large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks, cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture; press remaining mixture into bottom of a greased 8 x 8 inch baking dish. Top with apple pie filling; sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over pie filling. Bake in a preheated 375 F oven 28 – 32 minutes or until lightly browned.

BOB Recipe: Frosted Flake Strawberry Smoothies

from: Essential Everyday
Product: Frosted Flakes Cereal

BOB Recipe: Frosted Flake Strawberry Smoothies

Active time: 15 min
Serving: 2

1 cup Frosted Flakes
1/2 cup skim milk
1 6 oz container low fat strawberry yogurt
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup banana slices
1 teaspoon honey

In small bowl, combine cereal and milk, soak 3 – 5 minutes or until soggy. Transfer soggy cereal and milk to a blender; add remaining ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth, scrape sides as needed. Dividew between 2 glasses; serve immediately.

BOB Recipe: Bayou Stir

from: Glory Foods
Product: Collard Greens

BOB Recipe: Bayou Stir

1 lb. large shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cups red onion, diced, 1/2″
1 ea. red bell pepper, diced, 1/2″
1 cup clam juice
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 27 oz can Glory Foods Collard Greens, drained
1 15 oz can cut okra, drained
1/2 tablespoon Gumbo file powder
salt and pepper to taste
hot sauce to taste
2 cups rice, cooked

Heat the oil in a large skillet and add the onions and peppers and cook for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook until shrimp are pink on both sides, but not completely done. Add the tomato paste and cook until the paste begins to brown. Add enough clam juice to coat the bottom of the skillet and stir to remove the browned tomato paste from the pan. Add the remaining clam juice, collard greens, okra and quickly heat. Remove from heat and add the gumbo file powder. Season with salt, pepper and hot sauce. Serve over rice with homestyle corn bread. Serves 6 to 8.