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Cinnamon Swirl Loaf

1 cup/250 mL sour cream
1 tsp/5 mL baking soda
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins salt
1/2 cup/125 mL (1 stick) butter
1 cup/250 mL sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla
1-3/4 cup/325 mL flour
1 tsp/5 mL Baking Powder

1/2 cup/125 mL brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Purest Ground Cinnamon 6 oz.

Combine sour cream and baking soda in small bowl; allow to work while mixing rest of loaf. Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients and mix alternately with sour cream into batter mixture. In a separate bowl, mix cinnamon and brown sugar filling. In a greased loaf pan, alternate a third of the batter mixture with a third of the filling; repeat. Swirl with knife. Bake at 350ºF/ 180ºC for 1 to 1-1/2 hours.

Baked Tortilla Chips

1 package (6 oz/170g) corn tortillas
Cooking Spray
To taste, Watkins Chili Powder

Cut tortillas into 8 wedges each. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with seasoning. Bake at 450ºF/235ºC for 6 minutes or until crisp but not brown.
Makes 10 servings.

Deviled Eggs

6 hard-cooked eggs
1/2 tsp/2.5 ml Watkins Dry Mustard
1/4 to 1/2 tsp/1.2 to 2.5 ml Watkins Coarse Sea Salt
1/4 tsp/1.2 ml Watkins Black Pepper 6 oz
3 tbsp/45 ml mayonnaise or salad dressing

Cut peeled eggs in half lengthwise. Slip out yolks and mash with a fork. Mix in dry mustard, salt, pepper and mayonnaise; mix well. Fill whites with egg yolk mixture, heaping slightly. Arrange on serving platter and sprinkle with paprika. Cover and refrigerate no longer than 24 hours.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Info:
Calories 130
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrates 1 g
Sodium 280 mg
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 220 mg
Dietary Fiber 0 g


2 cups/500 mL skim milk
1 tbsp/15 mL white sugar
2 cups strong, freshly brewed coffee or espresso
Watkins Purest Ground Cinnamon 6 oz. or grated chocolate

Heat milk in microwave or over medium heat until hot. Place in blender container along with sugar. Cover with a vented lid and blend until frothy, 1 minute. To serve, divide coffee among 4 cups. Top with frothy milk. Sprinkle with cinnamon or chocolate.
Makes 4 servings.

Root Beer Barbecue Ribs

5 lbs/2.27 kg pork loin back ribs
2 cups/500 mL water
1/2 cup/125 mL apple cider vinegar
1 - 1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Garlic Powder
1 - 1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Seasoning Salt
1/3 cup/80 mL Watkins Original BBQ Sauce

Root Beer Barbecue Sauce:
2/3 cup/160 mL Watkins Original BBQ Sauce
2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Root Beer Extract, 2 oz
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Ginger
1/4 tsp/1.2 mL allspice

Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Place ribs in large, shallow roasting pan, bone side down. Combine water and vinegar, pour over ribs. Sprinkle with garlic granules and seasoning salt. Cover and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until ribs are tender. Let cool. (Ribs can be covered and chilled at this point if you wish to make them ahead.) Place ribs on grill over indirect heat or bake at 350°F/180°C for 30 to 35 minutes or until warm and tender. Brush the ribs with Watkins Root Beer Barbecue Sauce.
Makes 8 servings.

Royal Peppercorn Beef Kebabs

1 lb/454 g well-trimmed beef top sirloin 1-1/2 inches/4 cm thick
1-1/2 tsp/7.5 mL crushed Four Peppercorn Blend
1 tsp/5 mL italian seasoning—See recipe under Seasoning Blends to make your own Italian Seasoning using Watkins Herbs & Spices
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Garlic Powder (Tin)
1 large onion, cut into 8 wedges
1 green pepper, cut into 8 cubes
4 cherry tomatoes

Cut beef into 1-1/4-inch/3-cm pieces. Combine Royal Pepper, Italian Seasoning and Garlic Granules in shallow bowl. Add beef cubes and toss to coat well. Thread equally onto four 12-inch/30-cm metal or wooden skewers along with onion wedges and green pepper. Top with cherry tomato. Place on grill or broiler pan so surface of meat is 3 to 5 inches from heat. Grill or broil until desired doneness.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Info:
Calories 260
Protein 33 g
Carbohydrates 7 g
Sodium 80 mg
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Dietary Fiber 1 g

You can now order online by going to www.watkinsonline.com , using Watkins ID number 014523. Use this number for when you first order. The names on the account are David and Darlene Wheeler. Make sure that you use that number and name, there is a default on the Watkins main page that may credit someone else's name and account. You can also order by phone by calling 1-800-425-7411

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