Welcome!

News Feed Item

Time-Saving Ingredients Make Holiday Entertaining a Breeze

MISSION, KS -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/13 -- (Family Features) The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, but savvy hosts and hostesses have many tips and tricks they use to help ease the pressure in the kitchen and ensure they have more time with friends and family.

Versatile ingredients save time
Choosing ingredients that can be used in a wide range of dishes is a quick and easy way to shorten shopping lists and save time without sacrificing creativity or flavor. You can save time and still make your favorite recipes party-ready by using King's Hawaiian bread and rolls in a number of ways.

Unique holiday dishes
Hosts and hostesses have utilized the versatility of King's Hawaiian brand products for more than 50 years, as it both complements their holiday meals and transforms appetizers, entrees and desserts into one-of-a-kind dishes. For example, adding this delicious bread to a holiday breakfast casserole can enrich the flavors of savory sausage, eggs and cheeses with a hint of sweetness.

Spreads, stuffings, salads and more
Their famous King's Hawaiian Round Bread pulls double duty as an elegant appetizer that also acts as a centerpiece. By just cutting the top off and carving out the center, it becomes an edible container for your favorite dips and spreads. To save even more time and money, cube the extra bread pieces and toast them for homemade croutons or breadcrumbs perfect for stuffings, salads and dressings.

From bread pudding to pies and even donuts, Kings Hawaiian products can be used in a wide range of desserts that are an easy and delicious addition to your holiday table this season. For more recipes and time-saving tips, please visit KingsHawaiian.com.

Cranberry Macadamia Nut Stuffing
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Yield: 7 servings

1       cup chopped celery
1/2     cup chopped onion
1/4     cup margarine or butter
1       teaspoon dried sage crushed
1/2     teaspoon dried thyme crushed
        Ground black pepper to taste
2       loaves King's Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread cubed
        (approximately 1/2-inch cubes for 6 cups)
1/2     cup Macadamia nuts chopped
1/2     cup dried cranberries
1/2     cup chicken broth
6-8     pound turkey
1-2     tablespoons additional chicken broth (optional)

Cook celery and onion in margarine or butter in small saucepan until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in sage, thyme and pepper.

Place dry bread cubes in mixing bowl. Add celery mixture, macadamia nuts and cranberries. Add chicken broth, tossing to moisten.

Use mixture to stuff one 6 to 8 pound turkey. Transfer any remaining stuffing to casserole dish, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons chicken broth, if desired, for extra moistness; cover and chill casserole dish until ready to bake.

Bake stuffing, covered, at 325 degrees F during the last 30 to 45 minutes of turkey roasting until stuffing is heated through.

Turkey Casserole
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

1       package King's Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls
3       cups diced cooked turkey
8       ounces mild cheddar cheese shredded
4       large eggs, beaten
1       tablespoon all-purpose flour
1       tablespoon dijon or spicy mustard
3       tablespoom butter, melted
3       cups milk
1       teaspoon salt
1/4     teaspoon ground black pepper

Place bread, turkey and cheese in large bowl and blend gently with large spoon. In another bowl, whisk eggs, add flour, whisk again. Then add mustard, melted butter, milk, salt and pepper. Whisk thoroughly.

Pour milk mixture over bread, turkey and cheese. Stir gently to blend (be careful not to over-stir as bread can become too moist and break apart).

Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes for bread to absorb liquid.

Pour into buttered 2-quart baking dish.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and bake 50 minutes until light golden and puffed. Test by inserting knife into center. If knife comes out clean with little liquid, casserole is ready.

About Family Features Editorial Syndicate
This and other food and lifestyle content can be found at www.editors.familyfeatures.com. Family Features is a leading provider of free food and lifestyle content for use in print and online publications. Register with no obligation to access a variety of formatted and unformatted features, accompanying photos, and automatically updating Web content solutions.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2457249

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM has been named “Diamond Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st Cloud Expo, which will take place on October 31 through November 2nd 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Join IBM November 1 at 21st Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Cognitive analysis impacts today’s systems with unparalleled ability that were previously available only to manned, back-end operations. Thanks to cloud processing, IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Imagine a robot vacuum that becomes your personal assistant tha...
Data scientists must access high-performance computing resources across a wide-area network. To achieve cloud-based HPC visualization, researchers must transfer datasets and visualization results efficiently. HPC clusters now compute GPU-accelerated visualization in the cloud cluster. To efficiently display results remotely, a high-performance, low-latency protocol transfers the display from the cluster to a remote desktop. Further, tools to easily mount remote datasets and efficiently transfer...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TidalScale will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TidalScale is the leading provider of Software-Defined Servers that bring flexibility to modern data centers by right-sizing servers on the fly to fit any data set or workload. TidalScale’s award-winning inverse hypervisor technology combines multiple commodity servers (including their ass...
As hybrid cloud becomes the de-facto standard mode of operation for most enterprises, new challenges arise on how to efficiently and economically share data across environments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Dr. Allon Cohen, VP of Product at Elastifile, will explore new techniques and best practices that help enterprise IT benefit from the advantages of hybrid cloud environments by enabling data availability for both legacy enterprise and cloud-native mission critical applications. By rev...
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. They are the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI. We empower thousands of organizations to control and secure their networks from the core-enabling them to increase efficiency and visibility, improve customer service, and meet compliance requirements.
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Michael Burley, a Senior Business Development Executive in IT Services at NetApp, will describe how NetApp designed a three-year program of work to migrate 25PB of a major telco's enterprise data to a new STaaS platform, and then secured a long-term contract to manage and operate the platform. This significant program blended the best of NetApp’s solutions and services capabilities to enable this telco’s successful adoption of private cloud storage and launchi...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann and Aruna Ravichandran have been named Co-Chairs of @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley which will take place Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "DevOps is at the intersection of technology and business-optimizing tools, organizations and processes to bring measurable improvements in productivity and profitability," said Aruna Ravichandran, vice president, DevOps product and solutions marketing...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend 21st Cloud Expo October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, and June 12-14, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that N3N will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. N3N’s solutions increase the effectiveness of operations and control centers, increase the value of IoT investments, and facilitate real-time operational decision making. N3N enables operations teams with a four dimensional digital “big board” that consolidates real-time live video feeds alongside IoT sensor data a...
Amazon is pursuing new markets and disrupting industries at an incredible pace. Almost every industry seems to be in its crosshairs. Companies and industries that once thought they were safe are now worried about being “Amazoned.”. The new watch word should be “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” In his session 21st Cloud Expo, Chris Kocher, a co-founder of Grey Heron, will address questions such as: What new areas is Amazon disrupting? How are they doing this? Where are they likely to go? What are th...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, will lead you through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He'll look at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering ...
In the fast-paced advances and popularity in cloud technology, one of the most critical factors revolves around concerns for security of your critical data. How to assure both your company and your customers they can confidently trust and utilize your cloud environment is most often top on the list. There is a method to evaluating and providing security that exceeds conventional modes of protecting data both within the cloud as well externally on mobile and other devices. With the public failure...
Digital transformation is changing the face of business. The IDC predicts that enterprises will commit to a massive new scale of digital transformation, to stake out leadership positions in the "digital transformation economy." Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, Oct 31-Nov 2, will find fresh new content in a new track called Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation.