The Sweetery

08
Jun, 11

What Are The Sweetery’s Wine Sticks?

Now that the word is out about our Wine Sticks, I guess it is time for us to let everyone know exactly what they are.  The Sweetery’s Wine Sticks are a new snack created to compliment  your glass of wine as well as to be complimented.  They are made from a pound cake recipe and then, through several steps, transformed into a crunchy treat.  They are more exciting to have around than just a cracker, and they come in several flavors; Apple, Chocolate, and Cinnamon Espresso.  The Apple Wine Sticks pare nicely with White Wines, bringing out the fruitiness of each sip.  We like to spread our Pimiento Cheese on these Wine Sticks and top it with a poached apple slice.  The Chocolate Wine Sticks match perfectly with Red Wines, allowing you to taste the subtle spices.  They stand well alone or accompanied with fruits and cheeses.  And finally, the Cinnamon Espresso Wine Sticks go right along with any beverage of your choice.  Similar to biscotti, the Cinnamon Espresso Wine Sticks can be shared over coffee or tea as well as a nice Dessert Wine.  Now that we have your palates’ attention, we hope that you stop in and pick some up or let us ship a box to wherever you may live.  Thanks again, and Enjoy!

Ryan J.

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31
May, 11

What’s Happening

  • High School GRADUATIONS are here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.
  • The Sweetery has Wine Sticks.  We recently took them to Taste of Anderson and they were quickly eaten.  Stop by and pick some up!
  • Celebrate Father’s Day with our Red Velvet Fusion Pound Cake – delicious.
  • The Sweetery is preparing to go on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

 

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23
May, 11

What’s Happening

  • We have local fresh lettuce and arugula this week & it is sooo good.  The Sweetery uses & sales Happy Cow Milk, and uses local strawberries in our Strawberry Delites.  By supporting local farms and businesses, The Sweetery not only has great products, but is Certified South Carolina!
  • The Girl Scout’s Baking Day was a lot of fun! They made Chocolate Chip Cookies & quiche.
  • High School GRADUATIONS are just about here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is preparing to go on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

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16
May, 11

What’s Happening

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • We will be getting local fresh lettuce and arugula this week.  The Sweetery uses & sales Happy Cow Milk, and uses local strawberries in our Strawberry Delites.  By supporting local farms and businesses, The Sweetery not only has great products, but is Certified South Carolina!  
  • High School GRADUATIONS are just about here!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit this Saturday.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC

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10
May, 11

What’s Happening

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • We hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day.
  • TASTE OF ANDERSON was FUN. Don’t forget to pick up some more Wine Stix.
  • GRADUATIONS!  Order your cake now.  Get your graduates picture on the cake.  Also watch for our decorated cake coupon in The Little Coupon Book.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.

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03
May, 11

May 3, 2011

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • Mother’s Day – this weekend.  The Mimosa is just the right cake for her.  Light orange layers covered with a Champagne buttercream frosting.  A wonderful way to toast your Mother. Place your order now.
  • Look for The Sweetery at TASTE OF ANDERSON this THURSDAY, May 5th.  We will have Tres leches cake and Mexican Hot Chocolate Wine Stix.
  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit.
  • Graduation is coming fast.  Watch for coupons in The Little Coupon Book for our decorated cakes.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.

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03
May, 11

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Mother’s Day is this weekend and a refreshing Grapefruit Salad is called for.  If you are not up for that, try this dressing on a fruit salad with grapefruit, orange, pineapple, grapes and mandarin oranges.  Beautiful and Delicious!

Grapefruit & Avocado Salad Dressing

1 tsp dry mustard                                         1 cup Canola oil

1 tsp salt                                                        2 TBL red wine vinegar

¼ cup sugar                                                  ½ tsp celery seed

2 tsp grated onion                                        Paprika

Mix mustard, salt, and sugar in small deep bowl.  Add onion to make a smooth paste.  Add Canola oil, dripping in a little at a time and beating constantly.  The dressing will be very thick.  Thin it down with red wine vinegar.  Repeat until all the oil and vinegar have been used.  Stir in celery seed to taste and enough paprika to give the dressing a rosy color.  Makes 2 cups

Salad

Before serving, cut the avocado in 1/2, remove the seed, and carefully peel off the skin. Cut each half into 4 thick slices. Toss the avocado slices in the Salad Dressing to prevent them from turning brown. Peel the grapefruits (be sure to remove all the white pith), then cut between the membranes to release the grapefruit segments.

This is very versatile.  You can use mixed greens or just arrange the Avocado and Grapefruit on a platter.  We suggest arranging the Grapefruit and Avocado on a bed of mixed greens and topping with toasted sliced almonds. Spoon the vinaigrette on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper, serve and enjoy!

Happy Mother’s Day!

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01
Apr, 11

What’s Happening 4/27/11

Here’s what is coming up at the Sweetery.

  • The Sweetery is looking forward to having a local Girl Scout Troop visit.
  • Don’t forget Mother’s Day – next weekend.  Order her cake now.
  • Graduation is coming fast.  Watch for coupons in The Little Coupon Book for our Graduation cakes.
  • The Sweetery is  going on a road trip.  Look for us at the 2011 July Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC.

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01
Apr, 11

Pineapple Casserole

Easter will be here soon and a favorite dish of mine is Pineapple Casserole.  Goes great with ham on Easter.

This recipe is from Jane Suggs, a friend, community leader, and customer.  For more wonderful southern recipes, look for Cooking with JJ II.  Currently available with all the proceeds going Hospice of the Upstate.

Pineapple Casserole

  • 2 20 oz cans chunk pineapple, drained
  • 6 TB flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 roll Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick margarine, melted

Spoon the pineapple into baking dish.  Add a little pineapple juice.  Sprinkle with mixture of flour, sugar and cheese.  Top with crushed crackers.  Drizzle with melted margarine. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

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