Category: Family Life

Saying Goodbye is the Hardest Thing

Saying Goodbye is the Hardest Thing Saying Good-bye is the Hardest Thing to do. I guess that’s the reason why there are so many songs written about that fact. This past week we had to say good-bye to our two beloved dogs, Mimi (14) and 

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses

Amethyst Ring and Valentine Kisses My mom was born on Valentine’s Day. I often wondered what it would have been like to be born on this special day that is set aside each year for love and romance. Valentine’s Day celebrates romance and love, making 

Mini Cheese Biscuits with Country Ham

Mini Cheese Biscuits with Country Ham

Mini Cheese Biscuits with Country Ham

Mini Cheese Biscuits with Country Ham and Campfire Sauce. Wow, doesn’t that sound good! Being from WI the mini cheese biscuits are made with good old Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese. To keep things festive, we cut out the biscuits using a mini holly leaf cookie cutter. And who doesn’t like a campfire, especially in winter:) This time we by-passed the usual honey mustard sauce and went with a campfire sauce. And the star on top of the Christmas tree or in this case the mini cheese biscuits, Clifty Farm Country Ham Biscuit Slices.

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Country Ham

I was first introduced to country ham years ago when I worked at the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. At that time, I really wasn’t a fan of ham. Why? Because I didn’t know any better. I grew up on canned ham, boiled ham and that dreaded dried out Easter ham, that was decorated with pineapple slices and maraschino cherries. So when I had my first taste of country ham, I knew that was how ham was suppose to taste. Since then I have discovered the wonderful world of ham.

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Clifty Farms country ham slices are tucked into mini cheese biscuits and served with campfire sauce. They make the perfect party appetizer to serve this holiday season. The campfire sauce, biscuits and ham slices can all be made a day in advanced. This gives you more time to jingle, I mean mingle with the party goers. The day of the party, set out the campfire sauce, slice the mini biscuits and stuff them with ham. Let the festivities begin!

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Campfire Sauce 

Campfire sauce is really very easy to prepare and certainly is delicious. Dipping a mini cheese biscuit filled with country ham into campfire sauce, well that’s just plain good. What is campfire sauce? Campfire sauce is basically mayonnaise, hickory smoked barbecue sauce, chili powder and hickory liquid smoke. There are many variations of this sauce made popular by Red Robin  Gourmet Burgers and Brews.

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