Monday, December 30, 2013

The New Year is Coming! What Are Your Resolutions?

The New Year is right around the corner and there are so many great ideas to kick start the New Year with some good resolutions. One of the most popular New Year resolutions is to lose weight/eat healthier. I do not know about you, but I love to treat myself to a tasty dish here and there. One of my personal resolutions is to start eating a little healthier. A step here and there. Luckily, at GMB Specialty Foods, we offer many products that are not only delicious but are very nutritious. Lean On Me is an entire brand that is dedicated to being All-Natural and very healthy. These marinades, salad dressings, and mustards go well with such a variety of dishes. Feel free to check out the featured recipes under each product!

One of my personal favorite recipes that is extremely easy to make is the Garlic Survival Garlic Tomatillo Baked Chicken. This dish is so delicious! Just marinate the chicken in our Garlic Survival Garlic Tomatillo Salsa for a few hours, throw it in the oven and viola! You are done. Serve it over a bed of rice for the perfect combination of proteins and carbs. You can check out the recipe here.

Get it quick! Our limited time discount of 15% ends by the New Year. So grab some while you can and kick off the New Year on a good note. Just enter Xmas15 at checkout to receive the discount! Enjoy

Friday, December 13, 2013

Christmas is right around the corner!

Christmas is Coming!!

With Christmas coming in a couple of weeks, everyone is scrambling to get those last minute gifts for the people who are so tough to shop for. Luckily, we are offering an additional 15% off our already slashed prices so you can save and get the perfect gift for family and friends! 
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With our wide range of products, it will be easy to get something for those "hard to shop for" people. If they are a fan of desserts, surprise them with our chocolate lover's gift set featuring our popular Fudge Fatale line. Do you know somebody who loves to barbecue? Surprise them with our garlic barbecue set that comes with a specialized recipe book and a brush to lather on the delectable marinades. Now they are really ready to fire up that grill and make everyone go "Wow"! Have a friend or family member who absolutely loves garlic? Well, we have just the answer. Get them our Garlic Lover's Gift Set and watch their jaw drop to the floor. This gift offers 12 of our most popular Garlic Survival items that will satisfy any garlic lover's needs. Or maybe you have a friend who is watching their weight for a New Year's Resolution. You can kick start their resolution with our Lean On Me Gift Pack. This pack offers our entire Lean On Me line which is all natural and very healthy. All of our gift packs include a customizable card (just enter what you want it to say in the "comments" section upon checkout).

Just enter Xmas15 when you checkout to receive an additional 15% off your entire order! Enjoy.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Christmas is just around the corner!

Christmas is coming! Everybody's favorite holiday is right around the corner. Have you started shopping yet? Head over to GMB Specialty Foods and check out the gift section for some great gift ideas that come beautifully wrapped with a customized card. You can get it for your significant other or a casual friend. We have gift packs for every type of person. Our gift sets include barbecue sets, dessert gift packs, a healthy gift pack, a garlic lover's gift pack, etc. Head on over to our gift ideas to see them all!

Garlic Barbecue Gift Set
Garlic Lover's BBQ Set

Monday, November 18, 2013

Recipe of the day: Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad!

We have another exciting recipe for all the foodies out there: Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad. This refreshing, tasteful dish is one of my personal favorites.  Featuring our D'Oni Moondance Marinade (our most popular marinade from the D'Oni line), this delicious dressing pairs up wonderfully with salads and vegetables. This soy, cilantro marinade is all natural, fruit sweetened, and fat free!

D'Oni- Moondance Marinade

An all natural, preservative free,innovative blend of soy sauce, cilantro, chili, garlic, green onions and rice vinegar. Moondance Marinade is an exquisite enhancement to all foods grilled, saut©ed, broiled or dipped. Moondance Marinade is delightful on everything from steak to Portobello mushrooms and works especially well with salmon, seared ahi, tofu, cucumbers and potstickers.
The flavor of Moondance Marinade penetrates through and through to enhance and not overwhelm. One you've tried Moondance Marinade we believe you will agree...this is one fantastic marinade!

Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad

D'oni grilled corn and shrimp saladPrep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 23 Minutes

Total Time: 28 Minutes





6 ears of corn

1/3 cup Garlic Survival Garlic Infused Oil plus additional for brushing the corn and the shrimp

1 pound medium shrimp (about 25), shelled and deveined

1 red onion, chopped fine

1/3 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro, chopped fine

1/4 cup d-Oni Moondance Marinade

2 bunches of watercress, rinsed well, spun dry, and coarse stems discarded




1. Brush the corn with some of the additional oil and grill it on a rack set about 6 inches over glowing coals, turning it, for 15 minutes, or until it is golden brown. Let the corn cool until it can be handled.

2. Working over a bowl, with serrated knife cut the kernels from the cobs and with the back of the knife scrape the pulp from the cobs. Brush the shrimp with some of the additional oil, grill them on the rack, turning them, for 6 to 8 minutes, or until they are cooked through, and transfer them to the bowl. Stir in the onion and the cilantro.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together Moondance Marinade and olive oil. Pour the dressing over the corn mixture and combine the salad well. Divide the watercress among 6 plates and spoon the salad over it.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Garlic Survival Clams With Sausage and Garlic Bread

Not sure what you want to make for dinner tonight? Well you're in luck with our new recipe! Garlic Survival Clams with Sausage and Garlic Bread will instantly become a personal and family favorite.  Throw it over a bed of pasta or rice and you have yourself a complete, wholesome meal. With its rich ingredients and flavors, this dish will leave you wanting more (that is until you completely stuff yourself). Also, this dish takes under 30 minutes to prepare. Enjoy

Garlic Survival Clams With Sausage and Garlic Bread

Ingredients:Garlic Survival Clams With Sausage and Garlic Bread

4 dozen littleneck clams cleaned and scrubbed 
2 sweet Italian sausages casing removed and meat separated into small pieces 

5 tsps. Garlic Survival Chopped Garlic

1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 
4 celery stalks, finely chopped 

1/4 cup Garlic Survival Garlic Infused Oil

1/2 of small fennel bulb, thinly sliced

3/4 cups sweet white wine, such as Muscat 

1 1/2 cups dry white wine 

10 large fresh tarragon leaves 

Freshly ground pepper 

1/2 cup heavy cream 
1 tbsp. parsley, finely chopped 



1. In a large saucepan heat the Garlic Survival Garlic Infused Oil over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, until soft, for about 3-4 min.

2. Add the Garlic Survival Chopped Garlic, celery and fennel and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

3. Add the sausage meat and cook for another 5 minutes, until the meat is nicely browned. 

4. Add the wine (both dry and sweet) and bring to boil. Add the tarragon. 

5. Add the clams, cover with a lid and cook, shaking the saucepan from time to time, until the clams are open, for about 6 minutes. 

6. Add the heavy cream, gently shake the saucepan to mix, and simmer over low heat uncovered, for another 2-3 minutes. 
7. Spoon the clams into bowls or soup plates. Stir the parsley into the broth, season with pepper and then pour over the clams. Serve with fresh bread.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Halloween is coming soon! Have a spooky treat for friends and family!

Spooky Fudge Fatale Caramel Apples!

Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to get into the season with some spooky caramel apples! Turn it into a family and friends event and see who can design the spookiest caramel apple. Not only are these treats delicious to eat, they are a blast to create. Feel free to get creative and add some oreo crumbs or marshmallow to the outer layer.

This sweet treat will be a home run for any Halloween occasion! This gluten and soy free caramel sauce has a rich, buttery texture that pairs so well with apples. Be careful though, this recipe is extremely addicting. Once you start, it is really hard to stop- it is so much fun and the result is too delicious. For a limited time only, Fudge Fatale Caramel Sauce will be an additional 10% off just for this specific occasion. Make sure you grab some Caramel Sauce before it is all gone. Just plug in SpookyApples when you are checking out to receive the additional 10% off! Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
Get Creative With Your Design and Make Them as Spooky as Possible

yield: 8 SERVINGS
prep time: 30 MIN
cook time: 1 1/2 HRS



  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips

  •  2 tablespoons shortening

  • 1 package (14 ounces) vibrant green Wilton candy melts

  • 1 package (14 ounces) white Wilton candy melts

  • 2 jars Fudge Fatale Caramel Sauce

  • 8 large tart apples, room temperature

  • 8 lollipop sticks

  • Assorted candies such as jimmies, M&M’s and Reese’s Pieces




  • 1) In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth and set aside. In another microwave-safe bowl,

  • microwave melt the green candy melts. Repeat with white candy melts.

  •  2) In another microwave-safe bowl, microwave the two Fudge Fatale Caramel jars, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Heat 30-45
  • seconds longer or until caramels are melted; stir until smooth.

  •  3) Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and grease the paper; set aside. Wash and thoroughly dry apples. Insert a stick into each; dip into caramel mixture, turning to coat. Place on prepared pan. Drizzle with melted chocolate and candy melts. Decorate as desired with melted chocolate, candy melts and candies. Refrigerate until set.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Treat Yourself Tonight With This Tasty Dish!

Every once in a while I like to treat myself to a nice, fancy dinner. After a long and tough day, there is no better way to end the night with a great dish and a glass of wine. This recipe quickly became one of my favorites the second I took my first bite. A wonderful array of flavors in one dish that won't make your body hate you after indulging the dish. The beauty of this recipe is that you have the freedom to add whatever you would like to this dish and give it a unique twist. Enjoy!

Edelweiss-From Hawaii's Famed Edelweiss Restaurant

Grilled Lobster Salad with Edelweiss Tarragon Cream Dressing



Prep Time: 10 minutesGrilled Lobster Salad With Edelweiss Tarragon Cream Dressing

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings



  • 1 jar Edelweiss Tarragon Cream Dressing

  • Salt and white pepper, to taste

  • 4 lobster tails (approx. 1/4 lb each) in shells**

  • 1 head butter lettuce

  • 1 medium avocado, cut into ½ cubes

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped

  • 1 red onion, coarsely chopped

  • 1 pack cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters



  • 1. Add Edelweiss Tarragon Cream Dressing to medium bowl.  Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper; set aside 1/4 cup for marinade.

  • 2. Prepare grill for medium-high heat.

  • 3. Spoon some marinade on lobster meat and place meat side down on grill.

  • 4. Grill lobster tails for 8-10 minutes on each side, until meat is opaque (white/pink in color) and can be pulled easily from shell.

  • 5. On 4 serving plates, place butter lettuce leaves as bed for salad.

  • 6. Remove meat from lobster shell, and cut in half lengthwise.

  • 7. Top lettuce leaves with lobster meat, avocado, tomato, bell pepper, onion

  • 8. Drizzle each serving with dressing; pass additional dressing on the side.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Recipe of the Day- Norman Bishop Lemon Butter & Dill Salmon

Treat yourself to a dinner that is full of flavor and variety! This dish is very easy to make and takes little to no time to prepare. Just place the salmon in a dish and slap on some of this marinade with a little ground pepper and salt for taste. Then throw it in the oven and Viola, done! The Lemon Butter & Dill compliment the salmon extremely well and serve it over a bed of rice and vegetables. Get creative and enjoy!

cooked salmon Norman Bishop Lemon Butter Dill Salmon Recipe

Norman Bishop Lemon Butter & Dill Salmon


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


Serves 4



  • 1 pound salmon fillets

  • 1/2 to 1 jar Norman Bishop Lemon Butter and Dill Sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • sea salt to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Directions:

    1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a medium baking dish.

    2. 2. Place salmon in the baking dish. Drizzle Norman Bishop Lemon Butter and Dill Sauce over the salmon. Season with garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper.

    3. 3. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until salmon is easily flaked with a fork.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

End of Summer Specials!

GMB Specialty Foods Summer Sale
Summer is winding down, and so are our prices! Be sure to check out our specials category on GMB Foods to grab some of the hottest deals on salsas, marinades, and even garlic oil! Enjoy the remaining days of summer and hot weather by barbecuing outside with some Carne Asada! You can also take your favorite dish and spice it up with some Chipotle Rub and add a nice, unique twist.

While you are grilling outside in the intense heat, enjoy a cold, rich milkshake that is very simple to make yet so delicious.  Using our award-winning chocolate sauce, this milkshake will surely become a family favorite.


1. First warm up 4 heaping tablespoons (4oz) of Fudge Fatale The Ultimat

e Chocolate Sauce.

2. Blend two scoops of vanilla ice cream, the warm The Ultimate Chocolate Sauce and 1 cup of cold milk in a blender and enjoy! Adjust amount of chocolate to taste.

Optional: Try adding 2 tablespoons of malt and or whipped cream on top. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

For Those Late Night Cravings!

Recipe of the Day

Its the end of a long day and you just want to relax and enjoy your time. What better way to do that than with a nice, rich chocolate fudge milkshake? One of my personal favorite recipes, it is simple to make and extremely rewarding! 

Don't be afraid and get a little creative with the ingredients and make it your own.  Personally, I always add whip cream and a maraschino cherry to top off every shake. You can even add a shot of espresso if you want to make it during the day and energize yourself a little at the same time! Enjoy



1. First warm up 4 heaping tablespoons (4oz) of Fudge Fatale The Ultimate Chocolate Sauce.

2. Blend two scoops of vanilla ice cream, the warm The Ultimate Chocolate Sauce and 1 cup of cold milk in a blender and enjoy! Adjust amount of chocolate to taste.

Optional: Try adding 2 tablespoons of malt and or whipped cream on top. 


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Recipe of the day- Mexican Lemon & Lime Chicken Fajitas!

Mexican Lemon & Lime Chicken Fajitas

Today's recipe of the day is the Norman Bishop Lemon & Lime Chicken Fajitas! A superb mixture of lemon-lime and selected spices blended in our premier chili seasoned Mexican marinade results in the smooth, pourable texture. The marinade is gluten-free and all natural using only the finest ingredients. The recipe of the day is simple, but very rewarding. A nice, fun way of mixing it up for any family dinner. Enjoy

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Norman Bishop Mexican Lemon & Lime Chicken Fajitas

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 – 6 servings


1/2 Jar Norman Bishop Mexican Lemon & Lime Marinade

12 oz. (340g) chicken breast or thigh, cut into strips

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 red bell pepper, cut into strips

1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips

4-6 tortillas  

½ cup sour cream

½ cup sliced black olives


1) In a medium bowl, pour out Norman Bishop Mexican Lemon & Lime Marinade. Add 
chicken strips and toss until well coated with marinade. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 
for one hour or more.

2) In a frying pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the 
chicken strips to the frying pan – reserving the marinade. Stir fry until the chicken juices and 
marinade clinging to the chicken has mostly cooked off.

3) Lower the heat to medium-low and continue cooking the chicken until it has cooked for 
a total of 8-10 minutes, and is slightly browned.

4) Add the bell peppers and the reserved marinade and toss well. Cover and simmer for 
5-6 minutes, until pepper are slightly tender but still slightly crisp.

Serve in a bowl or on a plate, with tortillas, sour cream, and olives on the side. 
Let diners assemble to taste.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Its back! Get your Garlic Lover's BBQ Gift Set while it lasts!

Garlic Lover's BBQ Gift Set

Its back! For a limited time only, the Garlic Lover's BBQ Gift Set is back online. This gift set is featured in various tv shows including Unwrapped on the Food Network. This is a wonderful gift for the garlic lover who also loves to barbecue! You choose any three of you favorite Garlic Survival Marinades (leave your three choices under the comment box at checkout), we throw in a chopped garlic and our wonderful garlic honey mustard along with a very nice garlic clove shaped garlic cookbook plus a brush to lather on your favorite Garlic Survival marinade and grill sauce. The perfect combination for any garlic/barbecue lover! Enjoy

Garlic Lover's BBQ Gift Set

A customizable gift card can also be included at no additional charge. Just make sure to leave your text in the "comments" box at checkout. 

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Fresh Garlic Braids- Limited Time Only!

Garlic Survival Fresh Harvested Garlic Braids From Gilroy!

Its that time of the year again where we get fresh, premium garlic from the garlic capital of the world, Gilroy. There are nineteen bulbs per braid which can last up to ten months for all of your cooking needs.  These garlic braids are not like any other, the freshness and quality behind each bulb is unsurpassed.  If you are a garlic lover like I am, you will truly appreciate this! Each garlic braid comes wrapped with red ribbon and a Garlic Survival card- making it a great gift also. 

Garlic Survival Garlic Braids From Gilroy |

Be sure to check out main website here for some great recipe ideas that incorporate fresh garlic bulbs. It will transform any dish. Enjoy

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

New Norman Bishop Chipotle Rub!

Norman Bishop Chiptole Rub |

Norman Bishop Chipotle Rub

Add a little Sweet Heat to your favorite meats and dishes!

Norman Bishop just introduced their new Chipotle Rub that adds a new dimension to seafood, pork, turkey, wild game and more not to mention french fries, and baked potatoes. This rub is made with brown sugar and is not loaded with salt! Enhance the flavors in your soups, salads, chilis, steaks, ribs and chops with this delightful seasoning! 

Get courageous and discover some new, exciting ways to incorporate this chipotle rub with some old, family recipes. The potential is endless! When making pork chops, throw some of this rub in your breading to add a nice kick to a traditional dish.