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Santa Margherita Floral Winesicles

If you’re looking for a dazzling dessert to wow friends and family this weekend, we have you covered.

 
With their powerful and unique flavors, textures and colors, edible flowers have gained popularity as a creative and innovative ingredient for the culinary world ~Wikipedia
 
heartsease flower (Viola tricolor) in springThis recipe is perfect for your any outdoor party or even packed in a cooler for a day at the beach.
 
A great go-to treat for cooling off this summer, that combines your love for something chilled, wine and beautiful edible florals.
 
 
 
Get creative and customize your colors with edible florals or add colorful ribbons on the stick. Use your imagination and enjoy!
 
 

Santa Margherita Floral Winesicles

 
WinesiclesIngredients
 
 
Directions
 
  1. Place 3-5 edible flowers in each popsicle mold
  2. Fill popsicle molds with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore
  3. Freeze 4-6 hours, or until completely solid
  4. Once frozen, remove from mold and garnish with ribbon if desired.

 

espresso rubbed steak with horseradish cream

Espresso rubbed steak is of our favorite summer recipes! Prep a day ahead, chill overnight and you have a quick, simple and colorful lunch or dinner the next afternoon.

It’s perfect in an artisan roll or tossed with tomatoes and wrapped snugly in a tortilla. Pair with an ice-cold brew and enjoy!

espresso rubbed steak with horseradish cream sauce

Steak sandwich with vegetablesespresso rub ingredients

Makes 2 1-1/2 pound steaks 

  • 1/4 cup finely ground coffee or espresso powder
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

directions

  1. Mix all ingredients well and rub on steaks. Cover or place in zippy bag and chill for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place steaks on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill and cook 4 to 6 minute each side depending on thickness and desired doneness. Cut steaks into slices and season to taste with salt.

horseradish cream sauce

ingredients

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 2/3 cup, 5 ounces prepared horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper

directions

In medium bowl whisk heavy cream until it starts to hold a line when you drag the whisk through it. Gently fold in crème fraîche or sour cream, horseradish, chives, and salt. Season with pepper and additional salt to taste.

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