Wimbledon 2012

Rise and Shine Catering has the pleasure of catering the media crew covering Wimbledon 2012. We always love feeding a hard working television production team. Go athletes!

 

When Summer Gives You Lemons….

….Make some lemonade! Here’s 5 different ways to spice up your favorite summer drink!

 

Just… Lemonade!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1 gallon cold water
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions

In a 1 gallon container, place sugar and hot water, and stir until sugar dissolves. Add lemon juice and cold water to render 1 gallon. Stir until well mixed. Pour lemonade over glasses of ice, squeeze slice of lemon on top of each, and garnish with a sprig of mint.

 

 

Strawberry Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries, partially thawed

Directions

  1. In a large pitcher, mix together lemonade concentrate and water. Stir in strawberries.

 

 

Blueberry Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 to 1 cup lemon juice, depending on tastes
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • water

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup water, sugar and 1 cup blueberries in a small saucepan.
  2. Simmer over low heat, stirring often, until sugar is dissolved and blueberries start to soften and leach their color.
  3. Strain blueberries and cool the sugar water mixture.
  4. Combine lemon juice with sugar water and add enough water to make 2 quarts of lemonade.
  5. Serve with the extra cup of blueberries for garnish.

 

Ginger-Honey Lemonade

Ingredients

3 cups water

Directions

Bring 1 cup water, honey, sugar, and ginger to boil in heavy medium saucepan over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Boil 5 minutes. Cool. Strain syrup into pitcher. Mix in lemon juice and remaining 2 cups water. Fill pitcher with ice. Let stand 5 minutes. Fill 4 to 6 tall glasses with ice; add lemonade.

 

Limoncello Lemonade

Limoncello, an Italian lemon flavored liquor.  Same recipe as above…just add some fun!

 

U.S. Open 2012

Rise and Shine has the pleasure of catering the media crew covering the U.S. Open 2012.  We always love feeding a hard working television production team. Go athletes!

Father’s Day Grillin’ Cupcakes

 

(Thank to Disney’s Family Fun page for the posting)

Instructions

  1. To make a batch of 12, place liners in a muffin pan, oil them, and fill them two thirds full of your favorite brownie batter, then bake according to the recipe directions. Let the brownies cool.
  2. In a small bowl, mix one or two drops of black food coloring with 1/4 cup white frosting. Transfer the frosting to a ziplock bag and snip a small section from the corner. Pipe grate lines onto each brownie and let them set for 20 minutes. Add embers with a sprinkle of orange sugar.
  3. Prepare the grill food as instructed below and press it in place atop each brownie.

Kebabs = A caramel cream and red, yellow, and green candy fruit slices, cut into small pieces + toothpick skewers

Pork chop = two thirds of a caramel cream, molded with fingers + black food coloring, applied with a toothpick

Hot dogs = Hot Tamales candies + black food coloring, applied with a toothpick