Brie and Papaya Quesadilla Recipe

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Interested in a tasty dish you can quickly whip up? Try this recipe for the perfect summer appetizer! This Brie and Papaya Quesadilla that Randy Fuhrman Events has created just for you, will be the talk of the town. This unique blend of flavors will complement any dinner party you have coming up! Pair the dish with your favorite salsa for an added kick!

Chef Randy's Recipe for Brie and Papaya Quesadillas!


Ingredients:

  • 1 yellow onion (thinly sliced and halved)

  • 10 8” flour tortillas

  • 1 lbs. Brie cheese (cut into ¼” strips)

  • 2 Poblano chiles (roasted, peeled, seeded, and diced)

  • 1 ripe papayas (peeled, seeded and diced) Note ( If you like mangoes better, you can use mangoes)

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup canola oil


Method:

  1. Melt butter and oil together

  2. Saute onions in a little butter and oil until soft then remove from heat, and let cool for about 6 to 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  3. Heat a nonstick or well-seasoned skillet over medium heat for several minutes. When skillet is hot, soften tortillas by placing them in skillet for about 5 seconds per side.

  4. Let cool and then put a few strips of brie cheese on half of each tortilla.

  5. Add several onion strips. 1 T. of diced chilies, and ¼ cup chopped papaya. (or mango)

  6. Fold tortillas over and brush a mixture of melted butter and oil.

  7. Heat a skillet over medium heat and brown quesadillas on both sides.

  8. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

  9. Place on cookie sheet in oven to keep warm while browning remaining quesadillas.


Note: After being filled, quesadillas can be refrigerated for a day, covered with plastic wrap. Bring them to room temperature before grilling and serving. Serve with sour cream and your favorite salsa. Chef Randy prefers a mango peach salsa for the summertime!


Try this delicious dish and let us know what you think in the comment section down below! We would love to hear your ideas also! 

3 Decorative Sandwich Wraps Ideas

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In need of a way to elevate the traditional sandwich? Try our ideas for decorative sandwich wraps to make this entree a bit more festive. Through these simple techniques, you can create a way to personalize these individual servings for your guests to enjoy! Whether it is for a tea party or a dinner with friends, try these tips to elevate your meal!

3 Decorative Sandwich Wraps Ideas

1. WAX PAPER AND TIES

One method for arranging your sandwiches, can be done through wrapping individual servings within wax paper and tying them up with a decorative string. Through this method, the sandwich is displayed open-faced and is easily distinguished between the others. 


2. PARCHMENT PAPER

Parchment paper can also be found with different designs printed on them to add a unique touch to the sandwiches, once they are wrapped. You can differentiate the sandwiches by design and make each type personalized. This is also a great idea if you’re dealing with guests who have a wide range of diets or even food allergies.

 

3. CLEAR WRAPPING

Clear wrapping can also be attached to each serving of the sandwiches and with labels attached, your creative flair can be utilized as you add the names of the sandwiches with calligraphy. 

 


The beauty is in the details, and your guests will appreciate the added touches that went into putting together this tasty option. This is a phenomenal way to dress up an otherwise simple take on the sandwich. From high tea to a family gathering, the elegant touch of a personalized presentation will be appreciated for all to see.

 

 

Planning a party or an event and need assistance? Contact us today to receive a free consultation and find out just how Randy Fuhrman Events can assist you. Remember, we at Randy Fuhrman Events live by our company motto, “We Create So You Can Celebrate!”

4 Helpful Tips for a Summer Party

With Summer almost gone, now is the perfect time to start planning your last hurrah before Fall! Don’t be discouraged with the thought of hosting your own shindig, because Randy Fuhrman Events has 4 helpful hints that will make sure your party goes off without a hitch! The easiest way to make sure of a smooth day filled with fun, is to prepare and organize your ideas ahead of time. Here are some tips to make your celebration one to remember!

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Grill All Marinated Items

Barbecuing is a great way to cook plentiful amounts of food for your guests, while still being able to mingle throughout the preparation time! Skewers are such a fun way to elevate the party as an appetizer. With suggestions from guests, you can create different variations to please everyone’s palate. Visually, these skewers will be a definite hit with the incorporation of fruits and vegetables to add a colorful touch.

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Fresh Summer Drinks (DIY Style)

Creating signature drinks for your guests to enjoy is where you can fully allow your creativity to shine through! Have fun with this step and be sure to pick options that are just as visually stunning as they are tasty. Our Stone Fruit Blonde Sangria is a great way to introduce fresh fruits into your beverages for an added crowd pleaser. Additionally, another refreshing option would be a frozen popsicle option that you can add a bit of alcohol to, if you would like to spice up our recipes. This is a way to cool down and put a twist on a traditional option! Setting up an array of different cocktails for your guests to choose from will allow them to feel included and thought of during the party. We have a bevy of cocktail options on our page that are a must-have for any party! Take this hint and run with it!

Incorporate Fun Games At Your Event

Activities are a phenomenal way of keeping the energy up amongst guests at your event. Create games that cater to the amount of friends in attendance. Whether the event is incorporating guests that may be new or old friends, having games that involve getting to know one another or questionnaires would be an inclusive choice. Drinking games would additionally be a fun way to liven up the party.

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Cultivate a Playlist to Set the Mood

In order to create the perfect ambience for your summer celebration, it is so helpful to cultivate the perfect playlist in order to complement the mood. We suggest that as guests arrive the playlist mirrors the upbeat and lively feel you hope to project. As the party progresses, a more relaxed genre is suggested during your mealtime to encourage active conversation and opportunities to mingle amongst your guests. Determine your playlist selections based on the type of party you hope to have.

 

Parties are a phenomenal way of bringing loved ones together, and there is no better way to end the summer than with your own bash! Randy Fuhrman Events is known for our mantra of “We Create So You Can Celebrate!” Whether it is an intimate party or a much larger production, we would be honored to help your visions of the perfect day come to fruition. Through our expertise on the finer details including decor and catering, we can make this summer send-off one to remember, and also eliminate the stress of planning the party on your own. Whether it is a themed soiree or a more relaxed vibe, all four of these tips can be tailored to any occasion. If you feel inspired by our helpful hints, let us know in the comment section below! We hope to hear from you very soon!

Stone Fruit Blonde Sangria Recipe

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Stone fruits are the quintessential summer fruit. What better way of utilizing this juicy fruit is to infuse it with your favorite wine? Sangria is a perfect medley of refreshing and fruity for your next party. Not only is your thirst quenched, but you can nibble on the fruits after you're done to satisfy some hunger. This sangria is a fun and delicious way to spice up your drinks and for your guests. This concoction can serve up to 25 guests! 

Having a party soon and running into trouble with planning all of the details? Contact us today to get the process started. Remember, our team at Randy Fuhrman Events lives by our company motto, “We Create So You Can Celebrate!”

 

Stone Fruit Blonde Sangria

 

Ingredients:

  • 5 peaches (firm but ripe, white peaches can be used)
  • 5 nectarines (firm but ripe, white nectarines can be used)
  • 8 apricots (firm but ripe)
  • 24 oz. peach brandy (look at the bottle and add up the oz. to get what you need, make sure you have a little more than you need) 
  • 2 cups of each peach and apricot nectar combined (you should get about 1.5 cups per can from the Kern’s nectar)
  • 1 qt. 7UP
  • Superfine sugar (use this to taste, if the fruit if sweet you do not need this)
  • 2 bottles chilled Prosecco 

 

Method:

  1. Take nectar and brandy, and mix together. 
  2. Add fruit (cut into nice uniform wedges) and stir gently and add sugar if needed (this should be done about 2 hours ahead of time to blend the flavors, overnight is even better).
  3. When ready to serve, pour chilled Prosecco and 7UP or lemon lime soda into mixture. 
  4. Served chilled or over ice. 

 

Note:

The fruit is so good. Serve nice toothpicks of some sort so you can eat the brandied fruit. 

If you are ever assigned to drinks and can’t think of anything. This recipe is not only easy, but fun to make. Make sure to drink responsibly, but more importantly stand out in the next party with this tasty concoction! 

 

 

Love this recipe? Then use it at your next party! Just be sure to share what you did and what you love about it in the comment section below. We’d love to hear what you think!