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Cheesecake with Sorrel Jam Topping

    Ingredients Crust: 2 cups finely ground graham crackers (about 30 squares)1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 stick unsalted butter, melted Filling:1 pound cream cheese, 2 (8-ounce) blocks, softened3 eggs1 cup sugar1 pint sour cream1 lemon, zest1 dash vanilla extractSammi's Gourmet Treat Sorrel Jam Topping, recipe follows Directions Filling:Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.In a mixing bowl, combine the crust ingredients with a fork until evenly moistened. Lightly coat the bottom and sides of an 8-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Pour the crumbs into the pan and, using the bottom of a measuring cup or the smooth bottom of a glass, press the crumbs down into the base and 1-inch up the sides. Refrigerate for 5 minutes.For the Filling:In...

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Recipe: Sammi's Gourmet Treats Orange-Coconut Glazed Chicken

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Sammi's Gourmet Treats Orange-Coconut Jam 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 chicken breast halves on the bone, with skin (10 ounces each) Salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 425°. In a small bowl, stir together the Orange-Coconut Jam, lemon juice, water, paprika and cayenne. Put the chicken breasts on a rimmed baking sheet. Using a sharp knife, make 2 deep slashes in each breast. Season the breasts with salt and black pepper, then brush most of the Orange-Coconut glaze all over them. Bake for 15 minutes. Brush the remaining honey glaze over the chicken breasts and bake for about 10 minutes longer, until just...

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12 Proven Benefits of Pomegranate

Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They contain a range of beneficial plant compounds, unrivaled by other foods. Many studies have shown that they have incredible benefits for your body, and may lower the risk of all sorts of diseases. Here are 12 health benefits of pomegranates, that are supported by modern scientific research. 1. Pomegranates Are Loaded With Important Nutrients The pomegranate, or Punica granatum, is a shrub that produces a red fruit. Categorized as a berry, the pomegranate fruit is about 5-12 cm (2-5 inches) in diameter. It is red, round and looks kind of like a red apple with a flower-shaped stem. The skin of the pomegranate is thick and inedible, but there are hundreds of edible seeds...

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