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Watkins Loaded Baked Potato Salad

June 30th, 2015

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5 pounds small unpeeled red potatoes, cubed

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Black Pepper

1 teaspoon Watkins Onion Powder

1 teaspoon Watkins Garlic Powder

8 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)

2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

1 sweet onion, chopped

3 dill pickles, chopped

1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream

1 cup mayonnaise

2 to 3 teaspoons prepared mustard

Place the potatoes in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; sprinkle with salt, pepper, onion and garlic powder. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 40-45 minutes or until tender. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, bacon, cheese, onion and pickles. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise and mustard; pour over the potato mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 20 servings.

Bon appetit!


We’re moving!

June 6th, 2015

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We’re moving!

Beginning Friday, July 3, 2015 we will be vendors at the NEW Downtown Arcadia Street Fair, 5pm – 9pm every Friday night; near the corner of Huntington Drive and First Avenue in Arcadia.

Join us; together we can breathe easier, live healthier and improve the lives of others.

Watkins Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

May 19th, 2015

OrgBBQSauceSpice up your backyard barbecue with ready-to-use Watkins Gourmet Barbecue Sauce; an expertly blended, sweet and spicy sauce. The 14.5 ounce bottle is just $5.99 in May, get it at the Monrovia Family Festival or call us (626) 536-3654 to order yours!

Watkins Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

2/3 cup Watkins Gourmet Barbecue Sauce

2 tsp Watkins Root Beer Extract

1/2 tsp Watkins Ginger

1/4 tsp Watkins Black Pepper

Watkins Course Sea Salt

Combine and use in your family’s favorite barbecue recipe.

Other Watkins Barbecue Sauce Ideas:

Use for basting veggies or meat for basting, then cook on the grill or in the oven. Mix one tablespoon of Watkins Gourmet Barbecue Sauce into 8 oz. of cream cheese plus 1/2 tsp. Watkins Cayenne Pepper to make a cheese ball. Add to browned ground meat with addition of ketchup and a small amount of brown sugar for Sloppy Joes. It’s great on sandwiches too…brush BBQ sauce on an open faced sandwich and place under the broiler for about one minute. Yum!

Bon appetit, thanks for visiting!


Watkins Rum Nutmeg Logs

May 6th, 2015

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Watkins Rum Nutmeg Logs

Cream together:

1 cup soft butter or margarine

3/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon Watkins Pure Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon Watkins Rum Extract

1 egg

In another bowl combine:

3 cups flour

1 teaspoon Watkins Nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

Add to creamed mixture.  Roll dough into a rope 1/2″ in diameter on a floured board.  Cut into 3″ pieces then place on buttered cookie sheet.  Bake in 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes.  Cool and frost if desired.

Bon appetite, thanks for visiting today!