General Information - Reheating/Preparation
*** For Specific Restaurant Instructions See Below ***
Please call us with any questions not answered below. (608)753-2324.
Preparation times vary, however average start to finish is ten to fifteen minutes.
Upon the arrival of your package, open, remove the packages and place in the refrigerator until ready to prepare. Most
items, if not to be eaten within several days can be successfully frozen. Please call with any questions on specific items.
When you are ready to enjoy your meals, follow appropriate instructions below. Most items are microwavable, however
many chefs recommend conventional reheating in oven or on stove top. If you choose to microwave please place food in
microwavable safe cookware.
For baked items for which a crisp crust is desired such as Pizza, Phyllo Triangles - Place on a sheet pan in preheated
350-degree F oven, uncovered, for approximately 8-10 minutes. Can add a thin coating of olive oil for extra flavor and
crisping of the crust.
For saucy items such as Pasta, Curries - Pour into a sauce pan adding a very small amount of water as needed, cover,
heat on medium-low, stirring often until the sauce reaches a simmer, approx. 5-10 minutes- don’t let the sauce stay on
the heat any longer than necessary or any veggies can become overcooked.
For Grains, Cooked Pastas - If grains or pastas arrive separately from the sauce, reheat in the oven or stove top. Before
placing the grain or pasta in the pan place approx. 1/4 inch of water in the pan, add the grains or pasta, cover and heat
(stove top on med-low temp. and oven 350 degree F, preheated) for approx. 10 minutes. Stir often. Add small amount of
additional water if necessary.
Desserts such as pies, dumplings, or anything with a crust - Cover and place in 350 degree F -preheated oven for
approx. 8-10 minutes. Uncover, continue reheating for approx. 5 minutes to achieve crispness.
Reheating items such as the Spiced Nuts or Bread. Can be reheated to regenerate crispness - Place uncovered on a
baking sheet in a preheated 350 F degree oven. Spice nuts for approx. 3-5 minutes. Breads for approximately 5-7
Desserts that require no reheating - Most cakes are best served at room temperature so if refrigerated, remove from
refrigeration several hours before serving.
Bakery Items such as the Cinnamon & Clove Sticky Buns or Apple Dumplings -
Reheat in 350 degree F preheated oven, covered*, for approx. 8-10 minutes.
*When covering items for reheating, aluminum foil is easiest, however, when the foil makes contact with food –especially
any item that is acidic- it will tend to leave an undesirable blackish residue on the food. To avoid this effect, first cover the
food in parchment or baking paper, then place the foil around that. This will also allow the air to flow better around the
food for a more even heating process. Or carefully wrap items loosely with only foil.
Specific Restaurant Instructions for Reheating/Preparation:
Nuggets, Tempura Shrimp, French Fries:
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place item in oven proof dish or pan and bake uncovered for 5-7 minutes.
Piccadilly Nut Loaf:
Conventional Heating Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place Nut Loaf and mashed potatoes in oven .
proof dish or pan and bake covered for approximately 7 minutes. Steam vegetables on stove top in a pan with .
approximately 1/4 inch of water on bottom on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
Microwave Instructions - Place, covered in microwave safe dish. Replace the lid that the meal arrived in as the .
lid is not microwave safe, however the plastic base is safe for the microwave. Microwave on medium for .
approximately 4 minutes.
Route 66 Bacon Cheese Burger & Adzuki Burger:
Conventional Heating Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove burger topped with 'bacon' and 'cheese' and
place covered, in oven for approximately 7-10 minutes. For the last 3-5 minutes, place bun on baking sheet in oven face
down to toast. Individual ovens baking times vary and some ovens cooking time may exceed 10 minutes.
Microwave Instructions: Remove everything from plastic container EXCEPT the burger topped with bacon and .
cheese (the bacon is under the cheese). With microwave safe cover - please do not microwave with plastic lid .
with which the container arrives as it is not microwave safe - placed loosely over base, place in microwave for 45 .
seconds at highest setting. Place bun into container next to the burger. Microwave everything for an additional . 15
seconds. Assemble the burger on bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles slices and mayo.
Pies, Cakes, Muffins, Danish, Brownies:
Allow item to thaw in refrigerator. Brownies, Muffins and Danish can be baked at 400 F for 4-8 minutes or to heat before
serving microwave for no more than 15 seconds.
THE VEGETABLE GARDEN
In heavy bottomed sauce pan, heat to almost a boil, over medium-low flame, approximately 1/4 inch of water and/or a
spray of non stick cooking spray. Add dumplings and cover. Heat/steam approximately 4 minutes until thoroughly
warmed. Warm accompanying dipping sauce over medium-low heat approximately 30 seconds.
Pan Fried Dumplings:
Coat heavy bottom sauce pan with thin layer of olive oil or non stick
cooking spray and heat to medium-low. Add dumplings and cover. Heat approximately 3 - 4 minutes until thoroughly
warmed. Warm accompanying dipping sauce over medium-low heat approximately 30 seconds
Over low to medium-low flame, heat olive oil (or non-stick cooking spray) in heavy bottom sauce pan. Add entree as well
as a tablespoon or more of water as needed (optional). Heat approximately 3 minutes to desired temperature, stirring as
Veggie Pecan Beef & Orange Veggie 'Beef' with Pineapples:
Separate and set aside as many pieces of pineapple (for Orange 'Beef" dish) as desired, to add back to the sauce pan
only for the last 15 - 20 seconds of heating. Heat a good coating of olive oil (recommended here over non-stick cooking
spray) to a slightly higher heat than medium-low flame before adding Veggie "Beef” chunks to sear and slightly crisp the
Veggie "Beef". While crisping, watch closely to avoid sticking or burning. Remove "Beef" chunks, lower heat and add a
tablespoon or more of water as needed to sauce, adding back rest of the sauce and the pineapple chunks (for Orange
"Beef" dish) for a last 20-30 seconds of heating.
Stove Top Instructions - Add approximately 1/4 to1/2 inch of water and
heat with rice over medium heat. Approximately 2 - 3 minutes. Make sure and check often so that water has not
evaporated completely as rice will stick and burn without enough water or steam.
Microwave Instructions for both Entrees and Rice:
Reheat approximately 2 - 3 minutes on Medium to High. DO NOT overheat. Please adapt time according to your individual
Refrigerate Key Lime Pie and Seaweed Salad until serving time.
In a heavy bottom sautee pan, heat a coating of olive oil over med-low heat - approximately 2 minutes. Be patience to
make sure oil is hot enough for a slight sizzle when adding the cauliflower pieces. Add cauliflower pieces, flattest surface
face down. Cover and sautee without turning - approx 2-3 minutes per “side” or flattest surfaces of the califlower. Be
patience and do not turn too soon. (Good things come to those who wait!) The goal is a dark golden crispness before
turning. Repeat procedure - turn and crisp each flat surface or “side” of cauliflower - there are sometimes 3 to 4 ‘sides’ to
crisp. Remove cover for last minute or two of heating. Do not replace cover as this could diminish crispness. Place on
serving plate and serve with Japenese Tempura Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce.
Crispy Eggplant Rollatini
In a heavy bottom sautee pan, heat a coating of olive oil (or butter spray) over med-low heat - approximately 2 minutes. Be
patience to make sure oil is hot enough for a slight sizzle when adding the eggplant pieces. Cover and sautee approx 2-3
minutes, turning over to crisp all sides. Remove cover for last minute or two of heating and add marinara sauce. Do not
replace cover as this could diminish crispness. Place on serving plate on bed of marinara. Warm garlic 'butter' for dipping
or drizzle over dish.
In a heavy bottom sautee pan, heat a coating of olive oil to med-low heat - approximately 1 1/2 minutes before adding the
Gardein Medallions. Sautee the Medallions uncovered on each side approximately 1 ½ to 2 1/2 minutes to achieve a little
bit of crispness. Try not to turn more than once for each side. Remove Medallions, lower heat and add the Lemon Caper
Sauce to the pan and stir. Heat approximately 30 seconds. Pour sauce over Gardein Madallions.
Braised Spinach, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Lemon Caper Sauce -
While Medallions are sauteeing, microwave or reheat in pan over very low heat to warm. Coat pan with cooking spray or
very small amount of olive oil to prevent sticking.
Mac n’ “Cheese”
Place in a sauce pan over med to low heat, add a small amount (as needed) of soy milk - approximately 1 tablespoon -
and a dallop (to taste) of earth balance or olive oil. Continue stirring as it heats. If needed add more soy milk in very small
increments and earth balance to attain desired creaminess. We recommend serving with slices of fresh organic
tomatoes and broccoli. Season to taste.
Cover and place in 375 degree F -preheated oven for approx. 8 - 10 minutes.
Serve with Chilled Sublime House Salad
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place quiche on baking sheet, lightly covered in oven for approximately 7 - 10 minutes.
Remove cover and continue heating quiche approximately 5 minutes. If your oven did not crisp bottom crust flip quiche so
bottom crust is exposed to upper heat source to crisp for approximately 5 - 7 minutes. Watch to make sure quiche is not
burning as individual ovens baking times vary.
Steak Sandwich & Roasted Potatoes
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place roasted potatoes on baking sheet at 375 to 400 degrees for approximately 7- 10
minutes until desired crispness is acheived. Lightly cover "steak tenderloin' topped with 'cheese' in preheated 375
degree oven for approximately 10 minutes. For the last 7 minutes, place bun on baking sheet in oven to toast. Adjust
accordingly as individual ovens baking times vary - some ovens cooking time may exceed 10 minutes or cook more
Spinach & Eggplant Raviolis
Boil water to cook pasta which arrives fresh, handmade and uncooked! Add raviolis to boiling water and cook for 8 to 10
minutes. Heat sauce in a sauce pan over low heat adding very small amount of water as needed. Alternative method: In
an oven baking pan, pour sauce over ravioli and bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
Coconut Cake recommended to be served at room temperature.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie recommended to be served chilled.
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