From picnics at the beach to barbeques at home, Target is your celebration
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - In the lead-up to the coveted Canada
Day long weekend, Target is providing guests with everything they need to
celebrate in style. For a limited time, Target will carry a selection of
affordably-priced Canada-themed merchandise, bursting with red, white and
maple leafs. Canada-themed paper cups, table cloths, ice cube moulds, flying
discs and footballs are just the beginning of the items available at Target to
add some national pride to any long-weekend celebration.
"We're excited to have our first 48 Target stores open and to help guests in
these communities celebrate Canada Day," said John Morioka, senior vice
president, merchandising, Target Canada. "From Nanaimo, British Columbia to
Lindsay, Ontario, we know all Canadians look forward to kicking back and
enjoying Canada Day and we're happy to provide our new guests with everything
they need to make their long-weekend planning easy and fun."
In addition to Canada-themed party supplies and essentials, Target's grocery
assortment includes everything needed to create mouth-watering summer recipes.
From the grill or the stove top, ingredients found at Target are the perfect
start to countless crowd-pleasing creations.
Rather than serving your guests the usual hot dog, burger or sausage, spice
things up on the grill with some inspirations from Target that are sure to be
crowd-pleasers for guests of any age.
Pineapple Shrimp Pizza
Makes 4 servings
Hands on time:10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
What You Will Need:
-- 1 package of Archer Farms Naan bread, Original or Garlic
-- About ½ cup Archer Farms Peach Pineapple Salsa, divided
-- 16 frozen large cooked shrimp, thawed according to package
directions, tails removed
-- 3 or 4 sweet mini peppers, thinly sliced
-- ¼ cup sliced red onion
-- 1 green onion, sliced Cilantro, fresh or dried
1. Heat oven to 400⁰F. Place both naan on baking sheet.
Spread 2 to 3 tablespoons salsa on each naan.
2. Toss shrimp with remaining salsa; arrange on naan. Add peppers,
red onion and green onion.
3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until toppings are heated through. Sprinkle
with cilantro. Serve warm.
Target Tip: To grill, heat grill to medium. Brush bottom of naan bread with
olive oil. Grill pizzas over indirect heat 4 to 5 minutes until toppings are
Sundae Buffet Bar
Total Time: 10 minutes
What you will Need:
-- Market Pantry ice cream cones
-- Archer Farms Ice Cream
o Choose flavours that your guests will swoon over, such as raspberry
cake swirl, chocolate peanut butter swirl or vanilla bean.
o Smuckers Sundae Syrup
o Hershey's Magic Shell Chocolate Syrup
o Archer Farms Monster Trail Mix
o Archer Farms Caramel Cashew Trail Mix
o Chocolate Chips
o Whipped Cream
o Maraschino Cherries
Five minutes prior to serving, set out Archer Farms Ice Cream, equipped with
an ice cream scoop for each one to make it easy for your guests to pick their
flavor. Set out all desired condiments with a spoon on the side for serving.
Then tell your guests to dig in!
Target Tip: Beside each ice cream container, set a cup of hot water where the
ice cream scoops can be placed in between servings to make it easier to scoop!
For a more information, and to find a Target store closest to you, visit
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832 stores
- 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada - and at Target.com. Since 1946,
Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and
programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more
information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221 Target Media Hotline,
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