From picnics at the beach to barbeques at home, Target is your
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,
3 or 4 sweet mini peppers, thinly sliced
¼ cup sliced red onion
1 green onion, sliced Cilantro, fresh or dried
Heat oven to 400⁰F. Place both naan on baking sheet. Spread 2 to 3
tablespoons salsa on each naan.
Toss shrimp with remaining salsa; arrange on naan. Add peppers, red
onion and green onion.
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
Choose flavours that your guests will swoon over, such as raspberry cake
swirl, chocolate peanut butter swirl or vanilla bean.
Smuckers Sundae Syrup
Hershey's Magic Shell Chocolate Syrup
Archer Farms Monster Trail Mix
Archer Farms Caramel Cashew Trail Mix
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
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 target.ca/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: Target Canada
For further information:
Lisa Gibson, Target Public Relations, (289) 261-1221
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400