CONGRATULATIONS TO DENISE! You’ve won the Pairings Box. Thank you to all who left a comment and shared the post on social media.
As we enter into the gift-giving season may I make a suggestion? Be cool. Give gifts that make the recipient exponentially cooler and in turn making yourself look pretty swank too. A really cool gift is one that just keeps on giving. No lie.
I bring this up because I have probably the coolest gift you can give anyone….and I’m giving you the chance to win a preview, so you can be like, “Oh, your welcome. I’ve been getting it forever.” Say it very nonchalant for maximum affect.
Ok, here it is.
It is called a Pairings Box and it is put together by my friends Kasey and Matthew over at Turntable Kitchen. It is a monthly subscription service that includes an exclusive 7″ vinyl, digital mixtape, a premium ingredient, 3 seasonal recipes, and tasting notes. Essentially, the latest music + beautiful food all in one box. Every. Month.
When Kasey asked if I’d lend a hand with the September box (because she just gave birth to the most beautiful twins the world has ever seen) I was so excited to come up with something fun, bright, and of course, Mexican. I chose dried hibiscus flowers (flor de jamaica) as my premium ingredient and came up with three recipes that flaunt the tart bud’s character.
I was swimming with so many ideas that I had a hard time narrowing it down to three. To tempt you I’m sharing one more hibiscus recipe today. A silky flan steeped with the bright, floral flavor of hibiscus. One more reason to get a Pairings Box subscription….or throw your name in the hat for the giveaway.
To win the September Pairings Box just leave me a comment below and tell me your favorite way to enjoy dried hibiscus flowers or if you’ve never had them before then let me know what your favorite Mexican ingredient is. For extra chances to win, share this post on the social media platform of your choice (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) along with the hashtag #holajalapeno. You can even share on all three for three entries. A winner will be picked at random on Monday, October 19th.
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