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Dessert Tacos for National Taco Day
Today is an-extra important holiday – it’s National Taco Day! Naturally, the best way to celebrate anything is with ice cream…So here’s a recipe to create a dessert version of everyone’s favorite food!
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Take 4 large pieces of tinfoil, fold into a tube (these will hold the taco shells, so you want them to be “C” shaped), then place in a baking dish.
Melt butter (30 seconds in the microwave will do the trick!). Mix cinnamon and sugar and pour onto a plate. Brush butter on each side of the tortilla, and dip into the cinnamon sugar mixture. Fold each tortilla in half and place in a tinfoil “C”. Bake for 15 minutes.
After allowing the tortillas to cool, load up each with fruit and ice cream, and top with chocolate syrup. Enjoy before they melt!
Just because your mornings are busy doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a tasty breakfast! With Overnight Oatmeal, you can do the work the night before and save yourself a couple minutes in the morning. The recipe is basic, but add in your favorite toppings to make it unique. Below are few suggestions below in case you need some taste-inspiration!
Basic Overnight Oatmeal
⅓ cup rolled oats
6 oz Tillamook Yogurt
½ – 1 cup fresh fruit
⅓ cup granola (optional)
⅓ cup peanut butter (optional)
Pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)
Mix oats, yogurt, and fruit in a storage container or jar. Place in refrigerator overnight. In the morning, mix in granola or peanut butter, and enjoy!
For a summertime treat…
Combine seasonal fruits like strawberries or nectarines with Tillamook Lemon Squeeze Yogurt. In the morning, top with granola for some crunch.
If you’re bananas for bananas….
Mix oats with a banana and Tillamook Light Vanilla Bean Yogurt. In the morning, dollop on a hearty serving of peanut butter and sprinkle with granola, and dig in!
What would you mix into your overnight oatmeal?
One-Pot Wonder Recipe
I’m a messy cook – I leave dirty cutting boards, bowls, and utensils all over the kitchen when I’m whipping up my favorite dishes. With this one-pot pasta recipe, you only need to use 4 dishes – knife, cutting board, pot, and spoon! Not only that, it’s delicious and quick – the perfect solution to a busy school day dinner. Whip up this recipe, or change it up by adding additional veggies, spices, or broth instead of water! Your cleaner kitchen will thank you.
1 box (16 oz) uncooked pasta – really any will work, but I recommend either penne or fettucini
12 oz cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1 small onion, sliced thin
4 cloves garlic, sliced thin
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 springs basil (or more if you love basil like I do!)
2 tablespoons Tillamook Salted Butter
2 teaspoons salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
4 ½ cups water
8 oz Tillamook Shredded Italian Blend Cheese
Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, basil, butter, salt, pepper, and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Stir frequently and cook until pasta is al dente and water is mostly gone (should be about 10 minutes, but check on the back of your pasta box!). Mix in Tillamook Cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper, then serve.
Recipe inspiration: Martha Stewart
Tillamook Wins at American Cheese Society!
Tillamook is proud to be a member of the American Cheese Society, a leader in promoting and supporting American cheeses. We are especially excited about the awards we won at the recent American Cheese Society Conference in Madison, WI! Out of nearly 1,800 products entered, Tillamook took home top 3 awards for 7 of our dairy products:
1st place: 3 Year Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar!
1st Place: Marionberry Light Yogurt!
1st place: Premium Sour Cream!
2nd Place: Natural Sour Cream!
2nd Place: Salted Butter!
2nd Place: Colby Cheese
3rd Place: Medium Cheddar!
We’re so proud of our award-winning tradition and are happy to be able to share these products with our fans. We hope you like our products as much as the judges at the American Cheese Society! Click here for a full list of all the winners.
Happy Cow Appreciation Day!
We’re so grateful for our bovine buddies that produce the tastiest milk for the tastiest dairy products – and we’re happy to celebrate them today, on Cow Appreciation Day! In honor of our favorite four-hoofed friends, today only take 25% off* all Tillamook Cheese on the Online Shop!
Slow Cooker Summer Dessert
The dog days of summer are approaching, and pretty soon it will be too darn hot to turn on that oven. But does that mean you aren’t allowed a delicious, warm, summery dessert? No way, Jose! Pull out the crock pot, cut up summer’s freshest fruits, and whip up a cobbler. Top it with a big scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and you’ve got yourself something special!
Slow Cooker Summer Dessert
Prep time: 30 minutes
Total time: 3 hours
Yield: 4 servings
3 cups fresh fruit (berries, apple, cherries… whatever’s in season!)
1¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1¼ cup flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1½ teaspoon baking powder
¾ cup milk
⅓ cup Tillamook Unsalted Butter, melted
2 teaspoons cinnamon
4 scoops Tillamook Ice Cream
Grease crock put with butter or oil.
In a large bowl, mix fruit, ½ cup sugar, and vanilla. Pour fruit mixture into the slow cooker. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, ½ cup sugar, salt, baking powder, milk, and butter. Drop bits of batter onto of the fruit in the slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix the remaining ¼ cup sugar and ground cinnamon. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on top of the dough, then place the lid on the slow cooker.
Turn the power onto high and slow cook for 3 to 4 hours until the topping has puffed and the fruit is bubbling. Once it’s ready, serve up the cobbler and top with a scoop of Tillamook Ice Cream!
A Weekend at Sunset Celebration
Tillamook was lucky enough to spend the weekend down at Sunset Celebration Weekend! The sun was out and the weather was hot, but that didn’t stop the 23,000 people who walked all around Sunset Magazine’s headquarters in Menlo Park! The festival was full of the best food, wine, gardening, travel, and home design in the West. We are so happy we were able to be a part of it, giving away tasty Tillamook Yogurt and parfait toppings to the festival-goers.
In our booth, Tillamook provided empty yogurt cups and craft supplies, and we were totally floored by the awesome ideas people came up with! I saw everything from bird mask, to 3-foot-tall music maker, to glasses, to flowers in a flower pot – it was wonderful seeing our fans be so creative with empty yogurt cups!
Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Tillamook booth, and a huge thank you to the Sunset Magazine staff for providing such an awesome weekend!
A little something for Dads and Grads
It’s that time of year again! Shop our Dad & Grad sale and get 10% off graduate-and-daduate approved items.
See you at Sunset Celebration Weekend!
We’re so excited that Tillamook is a part of Sunset Celebration Weekend 2013, held at Sunset Magazine’s beautiful headquarters in Menlo Park! Will you be there? Stop by and visit us by the Willow Road entrance for samples of Tillamook Yogurt and crafts for all ages!
Top 5: Dinners for a Deserving Dad
Stumped on what delicious dinner to make Dad for Father’s Day? Here are our top 5 recipes suggestions ideas for the dad who deserves the best:
For the man who can’t decide between sandwiches and meatballs… make ‘em both! Bonus: this sando is named after Man’s Best Friend.
Grilled Salmon with Herbed Butter Sauce
My dad loves cooking great salmon, so for a Pacific Northwest treat, our family fires up the grill and pulls out the salmon! This herbed butter kicks our old standard up to the next level.
Glazed Pork Ribs with Horseradish Apple Slaw
Seriously guys, is there anything tastier looking than some pork ribs? Wow Dad with this easy recipe for some pork ribs, paired with a sweet-and-spicy slaw (complete with Tillamook Sour Cream!).
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Beer and Cheese Pairings Sat, December 14
Pelican Pub will be at The Cheese Factory from 12-4pm sampling seasonal ales!
Pictures with Santa at the Cheese Factory Sat and Sun, December 14 -15
Santa is stopping by with his elves from 11am til 2pm to meet you & find out if you have been naughty or nice this year!