Season 5, Episode 11

Cinema Paradiso

Warm weather, the moon and movies come together for an unforgettable evening under the stars. With recipes for
Flavored Popcorn: Brown Butter Rosemary Lemon; Grilled Pizza with Ricotta & Pesto; Raisin-oni - huge chocolate
covered raisinettes plus Flavored Syrup soft drinks.


Gameplan
Day Before Party:

  • Chop mango and puree with sugar for Mango Soft Drinks. Set aside in refrigerator overnight.

  • Chop and puree watermelon with sugar for Watermelon Soft Drinks. Set aside in refrigerator overnight.

  • Zest and juice lemons, limes and grapefruits for Citrus Soft Drinks. Heat juice and zest with sugar, strain and set aside in refrigerator overnight.

  • Melt chocolate and mix with raisins. Form Raisin-oni, cover and store overnight.

1 Hour Before the Party:

  • Pop popcorn in olive oil and set aside in 2 separate bowls.

  • Melt brown butter and blend with rosemary and lemon zest. Combine with popcorn, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • Melt brown butter and pour over popcorn. Combine popcorn with Parmesan, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • Roll out pizza dough into individual pizzas. Brush with oil and grill one side.

  • Turn over pizzas and top with pesto and ricotta, grill to melt cheese. Cut into wedges.

At the Party:

  • Assemble fruit syrup soft drinks.

  • Serve popcorn, pizza and raisin-oni

Eat and Enjoy!

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Recipes From This Episode

Watermelon Flavored Syrup for Soft Drinks

Mango Flavored Syrup for Soft Drinks

Grilled Pizza with Ricotta and Pesto

Citrus Syrup for Soft Drinks

Raisin-oni (Chocolate Raisin Clusters)

Brown Butter, Rosemary, and Lemon Popcorn

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