From simple appetizers to grilled goodies and delicious drinks, we’ve put together a few of our favorite recipes to help take the “labor” out of your Labor Day plans!
To kick off the weekend festivities, our Blood Orange Margarita (see the recipe below) is the perfect drink to sip with friends! We use our Blood Orange Marmalade which introduces a fresh, sweet and juicy twist to the margarita.
We like to dress up our drinks with salted rims and garnish the top with orange slices AND lime wedges, but that is definitely up to you!
This margarita is perfect to serve alongside chips and salsa. Our Fire Roasted Salsa is a delicious, spicy compliment to the refreshing margarita. A little sweet. A hint of spice!
Ok, so now all the glasses are empty and the chips are gone! It’s time to bring on the main dish. With just 15 minutes of prep time and 20-25 minutes on the grill (because what’s a barbecue without grilling?!), the Horseradish Peppercorn Grilled Chicken is great for both big and small groups. After coating the chicken with the Horseradish Peppercorn Grille Sauce, we highly recommend refrigerating the chicken overnight for that extra flavor boost!
Perfect with our Creole Three Bean Salad and an ear of corn!
Not really feeling these recipes? Check out the ‘Recipes’ section of our website for endless ideas!
Blood Orange Margarita
For the Blood Orange Simple Syrup –
1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons water
3 Tablespoons Stonewall Kitchen Blood Orange Marmalade
3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
For the Margarita –
2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice
4 ounces fresh squeezed blood orange juice
2 ounces Tequila
1 ounce Triple Sec (or other orange liqueur)
4 ounces (1/2 cup) blood orange simple syrup (reserve a small amount for rimming the glasses)
Kosher salt for rimming the glasses
Blood orange slices or wedges of lime for garnish
1. For the blood orange simple syrup, combine the water, Blood Orange Marmalade and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool.
2. For the margaritas, combine the lime juice, orange juice, Tequila, Triple Sec and blood orange simple syrup in a pitcher. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
3. Moisten the rim of two glasses with remaining blood orange simple syrup. Pour salt onto a small plate. Dip the rim of the glasses into the salt. Place ice in each glass; fill with blood orange margarita and garnish with a slice of orange or wedge of lime.