A Mysterious Valentine's Day CocktailEdit
Posted on February 12th, by TruBlood
The popular style and culture blog Splendora.com, recently did a fabulous Tru Blood feature post for Valentine's Day. The folks at Splendora thought that Tru Blood was such a tasty treat, that they wanted readers to sink their fangs into the Splendora Tru Blood cocktail. If you want to sip on a truly immortal drink, please go here.
The article links here: http://www.splendora.com/blog/food/valentines_day_cocktail==
A Tru Blood-y Valentine's Day Food and Drink PairingEdit
Posted on February 9th, by TruBlood
Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon with a Rich Port Wine Reduction
- 2 Filet Mignon
- 1.5 teaspoons butter
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1.5 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
- 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
- ¾ cup beef broth
- ½ cup port wine
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- ¾ cup crumbled blue cheese
Melt butter in a skillet and add garlic, thyme, and onion. Cook until onion is lightly browned. Stir on the beef broth and port wine. Bring to a boil and cook until mixture has reduced to half. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat oil in oven safe skillet over high heat. Sear steaks on both sides until browned and then place the entire skillet into the oven. Roast steaks for about 12 minutes for rare and 15 minutes for medium rare. Remove from oven and place on a baking sheet. Stir together bread crumbs and blue cheese. Top each steak with mixture. Preheat broiler. Please steaks under broiler until cheese and slightly brown and bubbling. This will be about 3-4 minutes. Re-heat Port sauce and drizzle over steak.
- 1 oz Tru Blood
- 1 oz Peach Schnapps
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 3 oz chilled, dry champagne
With Valentine’s day fast approaching, wouldn’t it be fangtastic to have a True Blood themed meal to cook for your sweetie? Below we have paired a deliciously bloody Filet Mignon with our special Valentine’s cocktail; the Bloodini. Now THAT is something to sink your fangs into!