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Collins Caviar Trifle
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Collins Caviar Trifle
Serves Four to Eight

8 ounces high quality cream cheese, softened
4 ounces sour cream
4 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped
C. each red and yellow bell peppers, brunoise cut
C. finely chopped fresh chives

1-3.5 ounce jar Smoked Chicago GoldenT Caviar
1-3.5 ounce jar Collins Bowfin Caviar
1-3.5 ounce Collins Salmon Caviar

Toasted brioche or blini to accompany

For serving: 4-8 martini glasses, depending upon size, or other clear stemware. Mother of Pearl spoons are recommended for service.

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Photo by Tim Turner, courtesy of Bay's English Muffins

This recipe is designed to make 4-8 individual servings, depending upon your choice of stemware or other serving vessel.

Place cream cheese in a standing mixer and paddle until light & fluffy. Add sour cream and blend until smooth, but do not whip out the air that has been incorporated. Remove bowl from mixer. Add the hard-boiled eggs, peppers and chives. Fold in gently with rubber spatula.

Arrange martini glasses in a line. With a long handled stainless steel teaspoon, carefully spoon a layer of egg mixture into each glass. Make sure the layer is flat, and be careful not to get any on the inside walls of the glass. Next take a clean spoon and spread a layer of one of the caviars on to the egg mixture. Again, keeping the caviar off the glass walls, and making sure it is a nice level line of color as seen from the outside of the glass. Keep repeating with layers of egg mixture and alternating caviars until you reach just below the top of the glass. The top layer should be the egg mixture. Cover loosely with plastic film, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Make sure to reserve some of the caviar for garnishing before service.

For Service:
Place each filled martini glass on the small service plate of your choice, using a doily or napkin so it will not slide on the plate. Using the remaining caviar, place a dollop in the center of each, or create a swirling pattern. Sprinkle with a few chopped chives, or insert several whole chives for height. Don't forget to send the spoon out with your order! Toasted brioche is an excellent choice to serve on the side with the Trifle, or classic blini if desired.

Collins Caviar is the only processor of hand-made American freshwater caviars. Salmon & Trout caviars are still made fresh every week. We offer a complete line of caviars, including our flavor infused and smoked caviars. Exquisite, low salt Hackleback Sturgeon, Paddlefish, and American Golden Whitefish.

Further Information
To Order Call: 800-226-0342
E-Mail:[email protected]
925 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607

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