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About Kristina Manning

As our Customer Service Manager, Kristina Manning is dedicated to upholding one of the core principles of our company – excellent service to all of our members.

Posts by Kristina Manning

  • Roasted Cheese Pumpkin

    This Roasted Cheese Pumpkin will compliment any dinner as an appetizer especially now that fall has arrived and is great addition to any football party! Serves 8 appetizer servings Ingredients: 1 pumpkin, 4-5 pounds 4 ounces smoked gruyere, shredded 4 ounces swiss cheese, shredded 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup milk Read More

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  • Skirt Steak with Bloody Mary Tomato Salad

    This fast and easy recipe is perfect for any type of barbecue! “This delicious salad features all the flavors in a virgin Bloody Mary: horseradish, Worcestershire, lemon and celery. It’s perfect with grilled skirt steak.” Ingredients: 1/4 cup drained bottled horseradish 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds Coarsely Read More

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  • Easy Slow Cooker French Dip

    This easy recipe uses rump roast slowly simmered in beef broth, onion soup, and beer, perfect for game day! INGREDIENTS: 4 pounds rump roast 1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed French onion soup 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer 6 French rolls 2 tablespoons butter DIRECTIONS: 1. Trim excess Read More

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  • Pork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby Carrots

    With fall right around the corner, Pork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby Carrots will please the whole family but is ready in under an hour! Ingredients 1 pound baby carrots, halved lengthwise 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed, cut crosswise into 12 pieces, and Read More

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  • Pesto Halibut Kebabs

    Easy and delicious, this comes together in jiff and is perfect for a last minute summer dinner party or a busy weeknight! Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds halibut, cut into 1-inch chunks 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks 3 tablespoons prepared basil pesto 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt Cooking spray Read More

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  • Cabernet Day 2014!

    Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles California, that is what I will have in my glass tonight. Just can’t wait to dive into that silky smooth, beautifully balanced Cab, from Daou Vineyards & Winery. I visited the winery last April with around 100 wine bloggers for an event hosted by Daou, with wines poured by  members Read More

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  • Skillet Pork Chop Sauté with Peaches

    Easy and quick, this will come together in 20 minutes and features juicy pork chops, sweet peaches, and savory white wine. Try serving it with quick cook couscous or with a spinach salad. Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 (4-ounce) center-cut boneless pork loin chops, trimmed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Read More

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  • Ruby Red Wine Sangria

    There are many variations of  Sangria but the basic principle is the same. This recipe differs from most due to the lack of soda water but the grapefruit adds a bitter note to it that rounds out the beverage as whole. If you want to add brandy or whiskey to it, add approximately a 1/4 Read More

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  • Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tostadas

    A south-of-the-border dinner that is ready in snap and is perfect for the whole family. For an alternative version, use grilled chicken breast, fish, or steak! For even a quicker meal, skip the broiler and enjoy them as soft tacos.  The options are endless! Ingredients 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Read More

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  • Tilapia with Escarole and Lemon-Pepper Oil

    Ready in 30 minutes, this easy and healthy entree is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a last minute dinner party! Ingredients: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 12 ounces baby fingerling potatoes, halved, or small red-skinned potatoes, quartered 4 cloves garlic, smashed 1 head escarole (about 1 1/4 pounds), torn into pieces Kosher salt Read More

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