Recipes

EASY ENTERTAINING FROM A JAR WITH PARADISE GARDENS

What better way to entertain your friends, but with simple everyday dishes enhanced with local products. Here are some of the ways you can use Paradise Gardens products to turn your ordinary into the EXTRAORDINARY!!

Hors d’oeuvres and Quick Snacks

  • Liv’n things up with cream cheese mixed with Mango Habanera Preserve served over crackers.

  • Celery sticks stuffed with cream cheese mixed with Mango Chutney.

  • Freshly baked cheese sticks or pretzels. Served with Hot Pepper Mustard mixed with mayo or use Honey Mustard for the sweeter toothed folks.

  • Freshly cut crudités, pretzels, crackers or chips with any one of Paradise Gardens special dip mixes.

  • The best olive oil you have blended with Garlic Pesto Rub served with warm baguettes of French bread.

  • Cubes of your favorite cheeses served with grapes, olives and Mango Hot Sauce or all your favorite Paradise Garden Mustards.

  • Hot buttered toast or bagel with your favorite Paradise Garden Jelly or Preserve.

  • Mix your favorite Herb Mix with butter in advance and keep in the fridge or freezer to have ready to add to any dish, or spread on toast for a tasty snack.

Salads

  • Amaze your friends with a mixed greens salad (yes straight from the bag on the supermarket shelf). Top your salad with one of the Gourmet Vinaigrette, or sprinkle with oil and vinegar with your favorite Paradise Gardens Herb Mix.

Entrees for a week

  • Beef Stew with Mango Hot Sauce.

  • Steak on the grill, topped with Rosemary Jelly.

  • Roast Duck served with warmed Pink Grapefruit / Marmalade sauce.

  • Hamburgers with Mango Chutney or Hot Pepper Mustard.

  • Pan fried Grouper topped with Mango preserves. (Spread over top of grouper prior to pan frying.)

  • Vegetarian Medley, (all your favorite vegetables steamed to perfection) sprinkled with your favorite Herb mix.

  • Roast Potatoes rubbed with Rosemary Oil.

  • Baked, Boiled or Mashed Potatoes with butter and your favorite Herb mix.

  • French-fries in Garlic / Chili pepper oil.

  • Rice with Mango Chutney.

Desserts in a minute

  • Chocolate Chip cookie with Strawberry Preserve and Ice cream.

  • Pound Cake with Mango Preserve and Whipped Cream.

  • Apple Pie drizzled with Pomegranate Jelly.

  • Slices of your favorite fruits topped with sorbet and drizzled with Island Delight Tropical Jelly.

At Paradise Gardens the fun is in the cooking. Let your imagination be your guide. We hope these ideas make entertaining that little bit easier.