Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Happy New Years from Hot Licks

Hot Licks would like to wish you a very happy New Year!  

Our staff is looking forward to many exciting events this year.                    Hot Licks will be hosting it's first Warehouse Clearance Event on Friday February the 8th at our Spring Valley warehouse.  If you would like an reminder mailed to you, please email your address and we will send you a post card.

We are also working hard on finalizing the opening of our newest store on Pier 39 in San Francisco California   We hope to have that store open by the spring.

We have been putting together some videos and will continue to post them throughout the new year.  Our videos feature our stores  Click here , simple recipes such as this one featuring Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip, or this one featuring Spicy cocktails Hot Licks New Years video.

We hope you have a very prosperous new year and we hope to see you at the store soon.

Warmest Regards,
The Hot Licks Staff

Friday, January 11, 2013

Savory Olive-Cheese Bread with Hot Licks Stuffed Olives

Savory Olive-Cheese Bread with Hot Licks Stuffed Olives

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese (4 oz) or substitute pre-grated Mexican Style - 4 cheese blend
  • 2 eggs Note -used Free Range Eggs 
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 buttermilk(can substitute 1/4 cup olive brine from jar for 1/4 cup of buttermilk - & "omit salt")
  • 1 jar of Hot Licks Stuffed Olives

Preheat oven to 350 degrees(175C).  Grease or Vegetable Spray 8" x 4" loaf pan, & lightly coat with flour; set aside.

In medium-size bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar & cheese; set aside. 

In medium-sized bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in oil & buttermilk. Add to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon half of batter into pan. Arrange approximately 28 olives on their sides & evenly spaced, on top of batter. Cover w/remaining batter, smooth top. Place 6 olives, faced up evenly spaced down center of batter. Lightly brush top w/olive oil. 

Bake 35 - 45 minutes, or until wooden tooth pick comes out clean. Let stand in pan 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool.

Makes one loaf

Hot Licks Olives are available at here