Category: Savory Dishes

Keep It Simple Cranberry Sauce

Chopped walnuts, sliced green grapes, and a "kiss" of mint add a unique touch to this holiday staple.

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Pear-and-Applesauce

Why limit applesauce to one fruit? Pears pair well with cinnamon too! Serve warm as an accompaniment to pork chops, or enjoy it chilled with cottage cheese and sliced almonds (as a light snack) or by itself, as a dessert.

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Apple Cinnamon Shrub

KISS Apple Cinnamon Shrub

Ever wanted to try your hand at making shrubs? This shrub recipe with Cinnamon KISS is a great addition to sweet and savory dishes. For a comprehensive blog post on the benefits of apple cider vinegar, we recommend visiting Health Ambition, a blog by Helen Sanders.

  By L Dalrymple

Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Mint-kissed Vinaigrette

Michelle Rateau, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus), submitted this recipe for the KISS Recipe Contest.

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Mint-Kissed Vinaigrette over Salad

Mark Boggs, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus), submitted this recipe for the KISS Recipe Contest.

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Apple Mint-Kissed Pork Tenderloin

Apple Mint-Kissed Pork Tenderloin

Beautifully light and succulent. A delicious, fruity preparation of pork.
KISS Recipe Contest: 3rd PLACE WINNER, Savory Category
Darling Saunders
, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus).

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Braised Spearmint Pork Short Ribs with Poached Mushrooms

Such incredible talent on display. Who would have thought to use a "cocktail mixer" in such a unique way? Tyler Bernier, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus), submitted this recipe for the KISS Recipe Contest,

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Lamb Sausage with Minty Tzatziki Sauce and Crispy Pita Chips

This is a time-consuming but heart-filled recipe for authentic cooks. Robyn Comer, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus), submitted this recipe for the KISS Recipe Contest,

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Raspberry Mint Coulis

Use this versatile sauce instead of maple syrup over pancakes/waffles, or as a topping for ice cream. It's also delicious with savory dishes; e.g. drizzle it over pan-seared, peppered salmon.

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Cranberry-Mint Kisses

Add these tasty jewels to cheese platters, toss a few over ice cream, or use as them a garnish in your favorite cocktail or beverage.

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Red Quinoa with Minted Goat Cheese & Toasted Pine Nuts

Red Quinoa with Minted Goat Cheese & Toasted Pine Nuts

A unique, healthy, and elegant appetizer. KISS Recipe Contest: 2nd PLACE WINNER, Savory Category by Michelle Rateau, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus).

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Spearmint-Glazed Corned Beef

Use this sweet and spicy glaze for a Sunday supper.
KISS Recipe Contest: 1st PLACE WINNER, Savory Category
Chelsea Barret
, Stratford University School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program (Richmond, VA campus).

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Mint-kissed Roasted Beet and Strawberry Salad

This delightful cold salad packs an antioxidant punch!

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Roasted Butternet Squash with Sweet Cinnamon

Roasted Butternut Squash with Sweet Cinnamon

A KISS of cinnamon enhances the sweetness of roasted butternut squash. For a fall stunner, year-round, try it with sweet potatoes too!

By Keep It Simple Syrup