Finlandia Croutons

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Finlandia Croutons

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Of course you can buy pre-made croutons, but when these are sooo good – should you!

INGRIDIENTS

  1. 4 cups torn bread pieces: French, sour dough – up to you
  2. ¼ cup Finlandia All Natural Butter*
  3. 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  4. Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper
  5. ¼ cup finely chopped curly parsley

DIRECTIONS

  • Toss bread in a dry, medium hot non-stick pan until getting toasty – about 5 minutes
  • Then add the Finlandia*, garlic powder, kosher salt, fresh ground pepper and parsley
  • Continue mixing until all croutons are coated – 2 to 3 minutes
  • Serve 

*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.

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Finlandia Garlic Butter Wings

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Finlandia Garlic Butter Wings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

There are very hard to resist.  I’m warning you, once you start eating them…

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs chicken wings, tips removed, and the drumettes and flat section separated with a pair of kitchen scissors
  • 1/4 + 1/3 cup Finlandia butter*, melted
  • Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
  • ¼ cup finely chopped curly parsley

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Put wings in a large bowl, add the ¼ cup melted butter, toss well and place on a baking sheet – bake for 20 minutes
  3. Flip over and bake another 15 minutes
  4. When they are almost done, add garlic & red pepper flakes to the remaining butter in a small pot over medium/low heat – stir well and let simmer about 30 seconds
  5. Remove, place wings in a bowl and add the butter, parmesan and parsley - mix and serve 

*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.


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Finlandia Crab Benedict

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Finlandia Crab Benedict

Crab Benedict

Serves: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 eggs, poached
  • 2 English muffins, split & toasted
  • 1 cup crab meat 
  • 1 avocado, ripe cut into ¼ inch slices
  • Hollandaise sauce, see below
  • Chives, finely sliced for serving

DIRECTIONS

  • Top each muffin half with avocado, crab and then poached egg
  • Drizzle with hollandaise sauce and sprinkle with chives
  • Serve

Finlandia* Blender Hollandaise

Makes: 1 cup approx.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
 

INGREDIENTS

  • 10 tablespoons Finlandia* salted butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Put egg yolks, lemon juice and cayenne into a blender, and blend on medium until slightly thickened and pale yellow – about 30 seconds
  2. Melt Finlandia butter on low in a small pot - don't let it burn
  3. Turn on blender on and slowly drizzle in melted butter
  4. Blend until everything is mixed and the hollandaise has thickened

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*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.


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FINLANDIA GINGER SCALLOPS

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FINLANDIA GINGER SCALLOPS

Butter, scallops & ginger - this is truly a magical combination.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tablespoons Finlandia butter*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pound large fresh scallops, about 12
  • Canola oil
  • Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine butter, ginger and green onion in a small bowl – mix well and set aside
  2. Lightly oil room temperature scallops and season with salt, pepper and put in a hot non-stick pan
  3. When scallops are golden brown on bottom – after about a minute and a half, flip over and add the butter
  4. While they cook on the second side, baste the scallops with the melting butter – and when done…
  5. Plate on top of rice and drizzle with more of the butte.

*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.


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Finlandia Napoleons

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Finlandia Napoleons

Wait till you see how easy and crazy delicious these are. Made with #Finlandia Creamy Gourmet Cheese.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • Finlandia Sweet Lemon Creamy Gourmet Cheese*
  • Raspberry jam
  • Powdered sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Roll out a defrosted sheet of puff pastry to make it approximately 30% larger, and poke all over with a fork 

  3. Then cut into 2” x 3” rectangles, place on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown,15-20 minutes - remove and let cool
  4. Using Finlandia Sweet Lemon Creamy Gourmet Cheese spread a 1/8” inch layer on one rectangle, top with another rectangle, add another layer of cheese and finally a layer of raspberry jam – 
  5. To serve, add a final dusting of powdered sugar.

*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.


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Wings with Curry Sauce

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Wings with Curry Sauce

Serves 2-4

INGREDIENTS

  • Bag of chicken wings  
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste (I use Sambal) 
  • Good pinch Kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 green onions, top and ends removed, finley sliced

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat your broiler
  • Arrange the wings on a lined baking sheet, cook approx 4" away from the top of broiler for 10 minutes
  • Flip, move rack down approx 8" below top of the broiler, cook 10-12 minutes
  • Melt butter in small pot, add flour and curry powder, whisk the roux until smooth, cook 2 minutes
  • Whisk in the coconut milk, milk and chili paste, cook 2 minutes
  • In a large bowl place hot cooked wings and a generous amount of the sauce (you might have enough to keep in fridge for your next batch), add green onions, mix.
  • Devour!
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FINLANDIA DESSERT WONTONS

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FINLANDIA DESSERT WONTONS

Want a crazy good, 4 ingredient dessert?  Look no further than these Vanilla Bean & Apricot wontons.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes 24

INGREDIENTS

  • 7 ounces Finlandia Vanilla Bean Creamy Gourmet Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam
  • 24 round won ton wrappers
  • Powdered sugar for dusting

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat ovento 400
  2. Combine cheese & apricot jam in bowl – mix well
  3. Put about 2 teaspoons of the mix in the center of each wrapper
  4. Lightly moisten the edges of each wrapper with water, fold in half and seal tightly- place on baking sheet
  5. Place in the freezer about 20minutes
  6. Bake in a until they start to brown - about 15 minutes and let cool slightly, then dust lightly with powdered sugar, and serve alone or with ice cream. 

*Finlandia Cheeses are available in Southern California at Costco and other fine retailers and you can find Finlandia Butter at Vons, Albertsons and Safeway.