Category Archives: Wake Up Crew Blog

{Katie’s Kitchen} Cranberry Feta Pinwheels- Thanksgiving Appetizer

{Katie’s Kitchen} Cranberry Feta Pinwheels- Thanksgiving Appetizer

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard.  I have made these pinwheels in the past and they are a HUGE hit…especially at Thanksgiving for an appetizer before the big meal while everyone’s mouth is watering smelling the turkey cooking in the oven. Here’s the ingredients: Cream cheese, Feta cheese, green onions, Crasins Dried Cranberries, and…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Tex Mex Flank Steak Salad

{Katie’s Kitchen} Tex Mex Flank Steak Salad

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. This is one of my favorite salads to make for dinner! We get a flank steak and marinate it overnight with fresh garlic, pineapple juice and soy sauce. Using a large bowl- Press garlic into the steak, then pour over top, a 14oz can of dole pineapple juice…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Shrimp Scampi

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Shrimp Scampi

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. I was looking for something to make the other night for dinner and realized I had most of the ingredients for shrimp scampi. My version is dairy free, too, which was exciting to me! I used a 1lb of peeled frozen large shrimp and defrost them in cold…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Spider Cookies

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Spider Cookies

Brought to you by Caoctin Mountain Orchard. Need an easy treat to take to a Halloween party, last minute?! Here you go… I grabbed a package of break apart peanut butter cookies from Reeses and baked them according to the package. Right out of the oven, I placed cold (out of the freezer) Reeses Cups…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. I’ve found the secret to roasting the perfect potatoes! Pre-heat your oven to a high temp… I did 425 degrees. Wash but don’t peel 2 lbs. potatoes. If you have time, soak the potatoes in cold water for up to 1 hour (It helps to remove the starch).…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Special Glaze Salmon

{Katie’s Kitchen} Special Glaze Salmon

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Who likes Chick-fil-A?!!?!?! ….now what about their chick-fil-a sauce?? Yes! It’s so good. One of my friends posted this recipe that she made up because she also is obsessed with the sauce, so I had to steal 🙂 Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. I used 1lb of…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Mummy Hot Dogs

{Katie’s Kitchen} Mummy Hot Dogs

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Happy Halloween! Here is a cute treat that your kids will love for lunch or dinner. It’s so easy, too. All you need are crescent rolls, hot dogs, cheese (optional), mustard. Pre-heat the oven to 375 Open up the crescent rolls and roll out the dough so it…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Honey, Apple, Bacon, Cheddar Grilled Cheese

{Katie’s Kitchen} Honey, Apple, Bacon, Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Looking for a new “fall” spin on your classic grilled cheese sandwich? Well here it is! Start out by baking bacon in the oven until its crispy! For this recipe I used sourdough bread and buttered the outsides of each slice. Then, (I did not have this) you…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Boozy Screamsicle Shake

{Katie’s Kitchen} Halloween Boozy Screamsicle Shake

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Getting in the spirit of Halloween? I am! So I decided to try this yummy “boozy” shake recipe as dessert! Grab your blender and your favorite tall glass! Start out by dipping the rim of the glass in chocolate sauce, then rolling the sides of the rim in…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. 7 Ingredients total in this easy and healthy recipe!  Start out with 1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk and 3 tbsp of Pumpkin Puree. Heat and stir for about 1min. Pour mix into a separate bowl. Add in your spices & syrup (or sweetener) and blend until its…Read More