In the Kitchen — Snacks and sides

Cereal Snack Mix

 INGREDIENTS 3 cups corn squares cereal 3 cups rice squares cereal 3 cups wheat squares cereal 1 cup peanuts 1 cup bite-size pretzels 4 Tbsp butter or margarine 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil* 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tsp seasoned salt   METHOD Heat oven to 250 degrees F. In a large bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In an un-greased large roasting pan, melt butter in the oven then stir in Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil and seasonings. Gradually stir in cereal mixture until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring...

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Maple Roasted Cumin Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbsp lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste   METHOD Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine syrup, lemon juice, Acala Farms Chili Cumin Cottonseed Oil, salt and pepper. Toss sweet potatoes in the mixture, coating thoroughly. Arrange potatoes and remainder of sauce in a 9-inch x 13-inch baking pan. Cover and place in oven, checking potatoes every 15 minutes and toss until tender, about 45 minutes to one hour.  Image: Key Ingredient 

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Slow Cooker Chipotle BBQ Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 2 lbs ground chicken 2 eggs, beaten 3 Tbsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 1/2 cup white onion, finely chopped 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 bottle (28 oz barbecue sauce) 1/2 cup orange juice (with pulp preferred) 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Smokey Chipotle Cottonseed Oil   METHOD Set oven to broil. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, 1 Tbsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil, bread crumbs, onion, salt, and pepper. Add ground chicken and mix until combined. Grease 2 cookie sheets with remaining Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil....

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