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12 Tips and Uses for Squeeze Bottles

12  Tips and Uses for Squeeze Bottles

We love our squeezes most importantly because they come packed with flavor that you can't live without, but also because of their versatility. The squeeze bottle can turn your plate gourmet with garnishing tricks in no time. They can be used as a sandwich topper, salad dressing and work great on a DIY cheese board or DIY charcuterie board. The uses are endless. See what the Terrapin Team came up with below as the top 12 ways to use our squeezes! Plus+ recipes below!

12 uses for squeezes

  • Prevent mushy sandwiches and pack in your picnic basket or lunch-box to apply later!
  • Go from ordinary dinner plate to extraordinary and use as a plate decoration or garnish
  • Perfect taco topper, squeeze right on a finished taco!
  • Drizzle on pizza!
  • Use as an injector- squeeze into meat, vegetables, jalapeno poppers, deviled eggs etc.
  • Squeeze onto plate to use as a dipping sauce
  • The ALMIGHTY sandwich topper, seriously elevate any sandwich
  • Elegant accoutrement for a charcuterie or cheese board
  • Works perfectly as a salad dressing
  • Squeeze onto your favorite quinoa, rice or black bean bowl.  Don’t forget about hummus.
  • Forget about mayo and ketchup, dress up your burger or hot-dog with a squeeze for maximum flavor
  • Garnish deviled eggs or hardboiled eggs, use with scrambled eggs instead of Hot Sauce or Ketchup
  • Drizzle over a plate of fries, tater tots, chips or nachos!

Check out these squeeze recipes below! Each recipe can use a variety of squeezes.

Fish Tacos
½ cup YOUR CHOICE: Jalapeno Aioli, Pesto Aioli or Spicy Chipotle, Garnishing Squeeze
1 lb Tilapia fillets cut into chunks or use shrimp, grouper any meaty type fish
1 (10 oz) Package tortillas
3 each Ripe tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 bunch Cilantro, chopped
1 each Small head Cabbage, cored and shredded
2 each Limes, cut in wedges
Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate. Set grate 4 inches from the heat. Grill fish pieces until easily flaked with a fork, turning once, about 9 minutes. Assemble tacos by placing fish pieces in the center of tortillas with desired amounts of tomatoes, cilantro, and cabbage, drizzle with Terrapin Ridge Farms Spicy Chipotle, Pesto or Jalapeno Aioli and garnish with lime wedges.

Tater Tots
1 bottle of YOUR CHOICE: Bacon Aioli, and Everything Aioli
1 pkg. frozen tater tots
1 8 oz. pkg. shredded cheddar cheese
4 chopped green onions
Sour cream (optional)
Bake the tots according to package instructions. Cover with cheddar cheese and pop back in the oven about 7-10 min until cheese is melted. Put the tots on a plate or platter, top with sour cream and drizzle squeeze of choice all over!

Fried Plantains with Tasty Dipping Sauce

 4 green plantains
Salt
Coconut oil or other high heat oil
8oz queso fresco
Terrapin Ridge Farms Everything Aioli, Bacon Aioli, Sriracha Aioli, Buffalo Ranch, or Pesto Aioli

Cut each end off plantain and remove peel completely. Cut the plantain into inch thick slices and put into a large bowl. Sprinkle about 1 ½ tbsp of salt over plantains and toss so that each piece is covered and set aside. Pour oil into large skillet enough to cover the bottom and about ½ inch deep. Once oil is heated, place plantains in skillet. Cook for about 5 mins flipping to evenly brown on each side. Take out of pan letting excess oil drip off. Place on plate and quickly use a large spoon to press down to desired thickness they should be soft and easy to flatten. After you have flattened each piece place them back into the hot oil and fry again for about 5 minutes flipping to even crisp and get golden brown. When done place onto plate with a paper towel to soak up oil. Slice up queso fresco to place on top and then top with your favorite Terrapin Ridge Garnishing Squeeze!
 

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Pizza

Terrapin Ridge Buffalo Ranch Garnishing Squeeze
Pre-made pizza crust
black beans, rinsed and drained
charred corn, removed from cob
grape or cherry tomatoes, chopped
avocado, chopped
cilantro, chopped
grilled chicken w/ Garlic & Herb Vinaigrette from previous recipe
Lovera’s Mike’s Original Smoked Cheese, or any smoky cheese, grated 
Grill chicken as indicated on previous recipe. After chicken rests and has been brushed with Buffalo Ranch, cut into cubes or thin slices. Spread pizza crust with desired amount of Buffalo Ranch. Top with chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado and cheese. Drizzle desired amount of Buffalo Ranch Garnishing Sauce over top. Place on grill until heated thru and cheese is melted. Remove from grill and top with cilantro.