Spam on a Stick with Uncle Dan's Dipping Sauces

Spam on a Stick with Uncle Dan's Dipping Sauces

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Ingredients:
  • 1 Can Spam
  • Rice Flour (or Almond Flour)
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Cups 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.
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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Bistecca Italian Style Steak Recipe

Bistecca Italian Style Steak Recipe

Chris Stephens

Welcome to Season 2 of "Afternoon with Uncle Dan."

This video was shot and produced by Focus First Media: http://www.focusfirstmedia.com/

Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. T

his video features Chef Angelo Brunson from Angelo's Ristorante.

Ingredients
  • Ingredients for steak and salad:
  • 1 Ribeye Steak
  • 1 Pkg Uncle Dan's Chipotle Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • 1 Zucchini, sliced in Half
  • 1 Red onion, large chop
  • 1 Red bell pepper, large chop
  • 8 Mushrooms
  • 2 Roma tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 Pkg Uncle Dan’s Italian Seasoning and Salad Dressing, sprinkle to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper, sprinkle to taste
  • Arugula
  • Ingredients for vinaigrette:
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp
  • Red Wine Vinegar 1 Tbsp
  • Pinch of Uncle Dan’s Italian
  • Lemon Juice 1 Tsp
  • Ingredients for horseradish cream
  • Whole Milk 2 Cups
  • Horseradish 2 Tbsp
Instructions
  1. Season steak with Uncle Dan’s Chipotle seasoning and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Toss veggies up with seasonings, garlic and olive oil and grill on BBQ.
  3. Meanwhile make horseradish cream by using a hand held foamer or buerre mixer till frothy and thick.
  4. Cook steak till desired doneness.
  5. Toss up grilled veggies when done with vinaigrette and arugula and slice steak and fan over top and add horseradish cream
  6. Sliced baguette is optional.

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Pan Sautéed Calamari Recipe

Pan Sautéed Calamari Recipe

Chris Stephens

Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Angelo Brunson from Angelo's Ristorante.

Ingredients
  • 7 Ounces baby calamari, thinly sliced
  • 2 T Uncle Dans Chipotle Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • ¼ C flour
  • 3 T Olive Oil
  • 3 Peperoncini, diced
  • 1 T chopped garlic
  • 2 T fresh parsley
  • 2 Pinches of chili flakes
  • 1 T capers
  • ¼ Roasted red pepper, diced
  • 2 T fresh basil, finely chipped
  • 2 Ounces water
  • 1 Lemon, squeezed
  • 2 T Butter
  • 1 Baguette
Instructions
  1. Preheat sauté pan on medium high for a few minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the peperoncini, garlic, parsley, chili flakes, and capers in a small cup.
  3. Mix flour and Uncle Dan's Chipotle Ranch Seasoning together.
  4. Place calamari in a strainer and sprinkle flour and shake the strainer to coat.
  5. Place olive oil and cup of ingredients in sauté pan carefully and shake with tongs to perfume.
  6. Place calamari in pan and sauté for 30 seconds.
  7. Add water, butter, roasted red peppers, lemon and basil.
  8. Serve over bed of arugula with lemon and extra virgin olive oil and baguettes.

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Roasted Tomato Bisque with Ranch Creme Fraiche Recipe

Roasted Tomato Bisque with Ranch Creme Fraiche Recipe

Chris Stephens

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 2 of "Afternoon with Uncle Dan."

 

This video was shot and produced by Focus First Media. Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Kylan Mckee from Bistro on Spruce in Coeur d'Alene.

Ingredients
  • 6 Large fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 Yellow onion
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 4 C tomato juice
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 T Uncle Dan's Italian Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • Ingredients for Crème Fraiche:
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 1/4 C cream
  • 3/4 Pkg Uncle Dan's Creamy Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing
Instructions
  1. Bring all ingredients to a simmer using either a blender or immersion blender, Puree all ingredients, leave chunks if desired.

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Tuna, Cottage Cheese, Tomato and Bacon Bruschetta Recipe

Chris Stephens
Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Brett Fontana from the Hayden Lake Country Club.


Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Dan's Italian Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic Seasoning and Salad Dressing
  • 2 can of tuna
  • 1 C cottage cheese
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Bacon
  • 1 loaf italian bread
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Slice the loaf of bread.
  2. Melt butter in a pan and then brown the bread on each side.
  3. Mix tuna and cottage cheese in a bowl.Stir in Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix in sliced cherry tomatoes, Uncle Dan's Italian, fresh chopped parsley, and olive oil.
  5. Slice bacon and cook until done.
  6. Top the bruschetta with the tun mixture and broil in the oven until warm.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with bacon and tomato mixture.

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Italian Chicken Milano Recipe

Chris Stephens
Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Angelo Brunson from Angelo's Ristorante.

 

Ingredients

Chicken Milano:
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Uncle Dan's Mediterranean Garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Fresh Rosemary Chopped Fine
Milano Salad:
  • Fresh Arugula
  • Extra virgin Olive oil and Fresh Lemon
  • Chopped Artichoke hearts
  • Diced Roasted Red Peppers
  • Capers rinsed
  • Calamato Olives rinsed and diced
  • Diced tomatoes outside flesh only
Instructions
Chicken Milano
  1. Marinate chicken with olive oil and rosemary
  2. Place chicken on BBQ and season with Mediterranean Garlic, turn over and season other side.
Milano Salad
  1. Place arugula on plate and drizzle on extra virgin olive oil and squeezed lemon, add all others as a garnish, then add grilled chicken breasts.

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Three Unique Italian Crostini Recipes

Chris Stephens

Ingredients
Crostini Mix:
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tsp Uncle Dan's Ranch
Whipped Gorgonzola & Balsamic Fig--Whipped Goat Cheese & Sun-dried Tomato Basil:
  • ¼ lb soft butter
  • ½ lb gorgonzola or Goat cheese
  • 3 tlb sour cream
  • 2 ½ tsp Uncle Dan's Blue Cheese
Fig Puree:
  • Dried figs sliced in half
  • 1/2 cups port wine
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
Sun-dried Tomato Basil:
  • Sun-dried Tomato reconstituted for 5 to 10 minutes, drained and towel dried
  • Fresh basil
  • Olive Oil
  • Pinch Salt and Pepper
Jalapeño Cream Cheese & Smoked Salmon:
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Jalapeño Cream Cheese
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Shallots
  • 2 tsp Capers
  • Zest of Lemon, orange and 2oz of the juices
  • 2 tsp Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne
  • 2 oz fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno minced fine
Instructions
  1. Heat till butter is melted and brush on pan. Lay down slices and pat with brush Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 18 minutes
  2. Shake on garlic powder (not granulated)

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Tuscan Vegetable Crostini with Crispy Pancetta Recipe

Chris Stephens
Afternoon with Uncle Dan features guest chefs cooking with the real Uncle Dan from Uncle Dan's® Seasoning and Salad Dressing. This video features Chef Adam Miller from Bistro on Spruce.


Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • • 1 packet Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne dressing mix
  • • 1 C. chopped Pancetta
  • • 2 C. quartered brown mushrooms
  • • 2 C. artichoke hearts chopped coarsely
  • • 2 C. cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • • zest from two lemons
  • • 1 T fresh thyme leaves
  • • 1 T chopped Italian parsley
  • • 1 baguette loaf
Instructions
  1. Render Pancetta, strain and reserve fat.
  2. Add Uncle Dan's Italian Italienne dressing mix to fat, sauté mushrooms, add artichokes and cherry tomatoes and heat through.
  3. Add half of the lemon zest and half of the thyme along with crisp Pancetta, mix thoroughly.
  4. Slice baguette into 1/4" diagonal Crostini and toast lightly.
  5. Top toasted baguette with mixture and garnish with remaining lemon zest, parsley and fresh thyme.

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Uncle Dan's Italian Dressing Recipe

Chris Stephens

Uncle Dan’s® Italian Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix adds flavorful Italian seasonings to your oil and vinegar, resulting in the most tantalizing Italian salad dressing ever. Find this recipe anytime on the back of your Uncle Dan's Italian Dressing package.

 

Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 8 oz.
Ingredients
  • 1 packet of Italian dressing
  • 2 oz. vinegar
  • 1 oz. water
  • 5 oz. salad oil
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients in a cruet or shaker bottle and shake VERY well
  2. For best results, mix 8 hours before serving
  3. Refrigerate

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