Dewar Family Cook Off

Dewar Family Cook Off

Chris Stephens

Every summer for the past 42 years, the Dewar family gathers on Spirit Lake in North Idaho. One of their traditions is to host a family cook off. Of course, Uncle Dan’s has been on hand each summer. Recently, they decided to add a spin and require that each recipe served during the cook off include Uncle Dan’s. They even invited the real Uncle Dan out to attend and be one of the judges.

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Uncle Dan's Guacamole

Uncle Dan's Quarterback Guacamole Recipe

Chris Stephens
Click 'Read More' for the full Uncle Dan's Quarterback Guacamole recipe.

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Run Back Salsa Instructions

Run Back Salsa Instructions

Chris Stephens
Ingredients
  • 1 half package of Uncle Dan’s Game Day Dip or Uncle Dan’s Zesty Ranch
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 cup of salsa
Instructions
  1. Mix Dan's Game Day Dip (Or Zesty Ranch) with sour cream to desired consistency
  2. Add salsa
  3. Mix well
  4. Enjoy and Cheer On!

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Slow Cooker "Crack" Chicken

Slow Cooker "Crack" Chicken

Chris Stephens
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds of boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 (8 ounce) blocks cream cheese
  • 2 (1 ounce) packets your choice of Uncle Dan's Dressings and Seasonings
  • 8 ounces of bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
Instructions
  1. In a slow cooker, combine chicken, cream cheese, and Dan's Ranch
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours, until chicken shreds easily
  3. Shred chicken with large fork or spoon, so all the ingredients combine
  4. Add in crumbled bacon and stir
  5. Serve warm
  ***Recipe from Cookies and Cups.

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Spam on a Stick with Uncle Dan's Dipping Sauces

Spam on a Stick with Uncle Dan's Dipping Sauces

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Spam on a stick!? Yup. You never know you might like it!

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 can of spam
  • Rice flour or almond flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of panko
  • Frying oil
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Cut Spam into equal rectangles
  2. Skewer Spam rectangles with wooden skewers
  3. Mix one package Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch into 2 cups Rice Flour
  4. Beat together 3 eggs; set our 2 cups Panko
  5. Take skewered Spam rectangles--dip in Chipotle Ranch, then roll in egg, then roll in Panko. Set aside to be fried.
  6. Fry in oil until golden brown.
  7. Mix one package of your favorite Uncle Dan’s flavor (see below)
  8. Serve and enjoy.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DIPPING SAUCE:
  1. ***Note: The great thing about Uncle Dan’s is you can mix it to taste. We will be giving FULL package mixing instructions here but you can alter these to your taste. TIP: Make Uncle Dan’s the day before.
  2. In a bowl mix Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch (or your favorite UD flavor) with 1 cup artisan mayo and 1 cup Sour Cream. Set Aside

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Dill salmon sushi

Dill Salmon Sushi Recipie

Chris Stephens

It might seem weird but Uncle Dan's and sushi are actually a wonderful combination. And, easier to make than you think!

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • One cut of sushi grade salmon
  • Sheets of dried seaweed
  • Cooked sushi rice
  • One avocado
  • Cut scallions
  • One package of Uncle Dan’s California Country Dill
  • Rice flour
  • Water
  • Panko
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Thinly slice the salmon
  2. Place plastic wrap on top of a sushi rolling mat, followed by a piece square of dried seaweed
  3. Spread sushi rice across dried seaweed, patting down firmly
  4. Dice avocados; place cubes on top of rice
  5. Add 2-3 strips of salmon; sprinkle with Uncle Dan’s Country Dill
  6. Carefully roll together using the sushi roller
  7. Cut the sushi roll in half
  8. Mix a simple tempura batter of rice flour, water, and Uncle Dan’s Dill
  9. Dip in sushi halves in tempura; roll in panko
  10. Fry until golden brown, carefully slice
  11. Prepare Uncle Dan’s Country Dill Dip (see below); use as garnish or dip
DIPPPING SAUCE:
  1. ***Note: The great thing about Uncle Dan’s is you can mix it to taste. We will be giving FULL package mixing instructions here but you can alter these to your taste. TIP: Make Uncle Dan’s the day before.
  2. In a bowl mix Uncle Dan’s Country Dill (or your favorite UD flavor) with 1 cup artisan mayo and 1 cup Sour Cream. Set Aside.

 

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Uncle Dan's Fresh Guacamole Recipe

Uncle Dan's Fresh Guacamole Recipe

Chris Stephens

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INGREDIENTS:
  • Two Avocados
  • One package of Uncle Dan’s Original Southern Classic Ranch
  • One can of salsa
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Cube both avocados
  2. Mix cubes in a bowl with 2-3 tablespoons salsa
  3. Stir in 1 package of Uncle Dan’s
  4. Stir until mixed

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Chipotle Ranch Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Chipotle Ranch Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Chris Stephens
A delicious, healthy, crunchy snack for veggie lovers and spice lovers alike! Uncle Dan's Chipotle Ranch Cauliflower Bites are sure to please.
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INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 to 2 heads of cauliflower
  • Two packets of Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch (tr one packet Chipotle Ranch, one packet desired Ranch Flavor)
  • grape seed oil or preferred cooking oil
  • 1 cup of mayo
  • 1 cup of sour cream
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Cut cauliflower into florets
  2. Coat florets with several tablespoons grapeseed oil, mixing thoroughly
  3. Sprinkle with Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch seasoning to taste.
  4. Pile High in an oven-safe dish.
  5. Bake at 350 Degrees for 20-25 min.
  6. Serve with Uncle Dan’s Ranch Dip and enjoy!
Dipping Sauce
  1. ***Note: The great thing about Uncle Dan’s is you can mix it to taste. We will be giving FULL package mixing instructions here but you can alter these to your taste. TIP: Make Uncle Dan’s the day before.
  2. In a bowl mix Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch (or your favorite UD flavor) with 1 cup artisan mayo and 1 cup Sour Cream. Set Aside

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Fried Chicken Ranch Bites with Mediterranean Garlic Dip Recipe

Fried Chicken Ranch Bites with Mediterranean Garlic Dip Recipe

Chris Stephens
Delicious chicken bites with a delicious dipping sauce!
Serves 2-4
 
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • ½ - 1 package of Uncle Dan’s Med Garlic (to taste)
  • ½ - 1 Cup Artisan Mayo (any specialty store should have these OR use regular mayo)
  • ½ - 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • ½ - 1 Package Chipotle Ranch (to taste)
  • 2 cups Japanese rice flour or (gluten-free almond flour)
  • 2 cups Panko breadcrumbs (optional)
  • 2 eggs
DREDGE INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Mix Uncle Dan’s Chipotle Ranch with 2 cups rice flour. place this mix on a plate. On a separate plate put Panko crumbs. In a bowl place two eggs and beat well.
  2. Dredge Cubed Chicken in rice flour, roll in egg wash, roll in panko crumbs.
DIPPING SAUCE:
  1. The great thing about Uncle Dan’s is you can mix it to taste. We will be giving FULL package mixing instructions here but you can alter these to your taste. TIP: Make Uncle Dan’s the day before.
  2. In a bowl mix Uncle Dan’s Mediterranean Garlic (or your favorite UD flavor) with 1 cup artisan mayo and 1 cup Sour Cream. Set Aside
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Fill fry pan with approx 1” deep oil. Heat Canola oil , rice oil or grapeseed oil to 350 degrees F.
  2. Fry until cooked throughout. Should be golden brown in color.
  3. Serve with Dipping Sauce

 

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Seasoned Oyster Crackers Recipe

Seasoned Oyster Crackers Recipe

Chris Stephens
 
Ingredients
  • 1 package of Uncle Dan's Original Southern Classic Ranch, or
  • 1 package of Uncle Dan's Chipotle Ranch
  • oyster crackers
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons of olive oil
Instructions
  1. Open oyster crackers and put into large mixing bowl.
  2. Add in oil.
  3. Season with Uncle Dan's to taste.
  4. Mix with a spoon.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

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