Jon Ashton - lifestyle expert, chef and author - offers tips to transform your pantry staples into gourmet delights. Using food you already have on hand he will show you how to create inspirational dishes with five ingredients or less. These playful pairings are quick and easy to prepare.
Some of the Perfect Pairings include:
Pumpkin Pie Milkshake - Fall's favorite pie in a glass. Blend Smucker's® Apricot Preserves, pumpkin, vanilla ice cream, milk and a dash of pumpkin pie spice.
Pie Sticks with Raspberry-Cranberry Dip - A tart and tangy crowd pleaser that combines Smucker's Raspberry Cranberry Preserves, water and grated orange zest.
About the Talent:
Jon Ashton is a food correspondent for the Daily Buzz and Contributing Editor of Parade magazines/Dash.com. Honoring his grandmother's advice, "to share with others," Jon loves to share his passion for the culinary arts and teaching. Originally from Liverpool, England, he graduated St. Helens College in Great Britain and began his culinary career in several notable English restaurants, including the Derby Lodge Hotel and the Kirkfield Hotel in Newton Le-Willows. He has appeared frequently on The Today Show and The Tonight Show and can be seen on affiliates across the nation as he travels for the Dash Around the Table Cook Show Tour.
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