Food & Cuisine

Seasonal recipes, food trends, cooking tips and culinary techniques are some of the things you can find on our Food & Cuisine blog. Our culinary team is excited to bring you fun and exciting stories about food pairings, holiday recipes, party themes inspired by delicious dishes, ingredient spotlights, healthy recipes and more.

An New Way to Experience Private Golf Club Dining The evolution of private golf clubs has been a much-discussed topic in, and outside, of our industry. As we review trends and statistics on a national level and inside our own club, one thing has become increasing clear – to excel, private clubs can no longer simply rely on providing an exceptional golf experience.
5 Cinco de Mayo Recipes to TryCinco de Mayo is the best time to try out some new, Mexican-inspired dishes. From fresh salsas to crowd-pleasing margaritas, here are a few must-try recipes guaranteed to create the ultimate menu.
Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club Converts Dining Room into MarketCommunity is at the heart of Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club and taking care of our members and staff is always a number one priority. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our private golf course community is converting the dining room patio into a MOD Market, a place for members to purchase essential goods and help provide support and relief during this difficult time.
4 Romantic Food & Wine Pairings Looking to treat your special someone to a romantic dinner, but don’t want to deal with reservations? Turn your dining room into a five-star restaurant with these delicious food and wine pairings guaranteed to make your sweetheart smile.
Healthy Recipes for the New YearLooking to live healthier this year? Crush your goals with these sweet and savory recipes guaranteed to satisfy your cravings and your diet.
6 Unique Thanksgiving Recipes Sure to Impress Your GuestsIf you are hosting the Thanksgiving meal this year and are tired of the traditional turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and stuffing, look no further. From savory sweet corn spoonbread to tasty apple pie salsa, we’ve cultivated a list of six unique, easy-to-make recipes that will both impress your guests and satisfy your annual Thanksgiving cravings.
5 Recipes For A Chic Halloween Dinner PartyHalloween isn’t just for kids and candy. Members at our Arizona golf and country club like to get in the spooky spirit too. If you’re looking for a good excuse to host friends for a lovely fall dinner, put a fun spin on the menu. Visit our Dining Room for seasonal delicacies or whip up your own dinner party fare. Here are five Halloween recipes your guests will love.
Happy Hour HacksDrinks, chips, dips, and everything in between. Your typical fitness professional might tell you to stay away from happy hour because of the processed foods and calorie dense drinks that most folks will consume. At Team Up, our approach is to enhance what you are already doing, not add or subtract. Don't exercise more if you're already doing it 3-4 days per week, just enhance it. Don't start a strict diet and fall off after a week, simply enhance your current food choices, one meal at a time.
Top 5 Kitchen Ingredients from Chef JohnWhen cooking at home, it’s important to keep the basics stocked. We’re all familiar with the staple items such as milk, butter and eggs. However, each household always tends to have a few must-have ingredients they can’t live without. We spoke with John Vite, executive sous chef of our outstanding culinary team at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club. Here are a few of the key ingredients he considers “must haves” in the kitchen.
5 Food and Drink Pairings for FallFall is in the air here at our private golf course community, which means it’s time to start cooking up your favorite seasonal dishes. If you’re looking for something new, we’ve rounded up a few must-try fall food and beverage combinations. These pairings are perfect for lunch, or dinner, and are sure to put you in the fall spirit.
5 Gluten-Free Recipes You Have To TryWhether it’s for health reasons or personal preference, gluten-free diets have become more common than ever before. But giving up gluten doesn’t mean you have to give up flavor. We’ve rounded up five, easy-to-make, gluten-free recipes you have to try.
5 Ways to Pair Drinks with Food in Arizona SummerSummer has arrived, and the excitement is in full swing here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club. Whether you’re hosting a family party, heading to a get together with friends or just want to cook up some tasty summer dishes, we have you covered. This summer try out some of our favorite summer food and beverage pairings.
4 Ways to Pair Drinks with Food in Arizona SpringThe weather has started to heat up here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, and it’s the perfect time to break out fresh ingredients and cool drinks. Here are a few must-try food and beverage pairings for the spring season.
How to Make Your Own Pizza - Easy to FollowSuperstition Mountain’s talented Chef Eric shared his recipes for both pizza dough and pizza sauce. Perfect for the next time you decide to cook at home, these recipes are easy to follow and make for a delicious pizza night.
How to Make Valentine's Day Special - Helpful TipsValentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and Superstition Mountain has plenty of ideas on how to make it extra special. Whether you’re struggling with gift shopping, debating between dinner options or looking for some décor inspiration, we have you covered. Check out our tips on how to make this Valentine’s Day a great one.
5 Ways to Pair Drinks with Food in Arizona WinterAlthough we don’t experience harsh winters here in Arizona, it’s always nice to opt for hearty meals and hot beverages during the chillier days of the year. Here are some tasty food and beverage pairings to try out this winter season.
How to Make Fun and Easy Holiday RecipesThe holiday season is the best time to test out some fun, festive recipes. But with the hustle and bustle that comes along with this time of year, it can be hard to find the time to make something unique and tasty. Here are a few recipes to try this season that are easy to whip up and sure to impress your friends and family.
4 Ways to Pair Drinks and Food in Arizona FallFall is here, and the time has finally arrived to indulge in delicious seasonal food and drinks. Give your taste buds a treat by pairing your favorite fall eats with something more unique. Here is a roundup of must-try food and beverage pairings, perfect for the autumn season.
Goat Cheese Recipe IdeasSuperstition Mountain Golf and Country Club's very own Chef John shares a delectable goat cheese recipe that is perfect for your next family dinner or party.
4 Ways to Pair Drinks with Food in the SummerWhile the first day of summer is June 21, the beloved season has already arrived at our private golf community in Phoenix. With endless sunshine and beautiful sunsets, summer brings family barbeques and poolside lunches. Here are some of our favorite food and beverage pairings that are sure to keep you satisfied all summer long.
4 Best Pumpkin Pie Recipes Fall is in full swing in our golf course communities in Arizona and members of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club are enjoying all things fall. From terrific golf weather on Lost Gold and Prospector – our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses – to pumpkin-flavored everything on store shelves. Take part in these fall flavors with these four pumpkin-focused recipes perfect for the season.
4 Game Day Dishes for your Next PartyThe NFL Preseason is in full swing which means the regular NFL season and college football are right around the corner. Invite your friends and family to your home in our private golf course community for game day delights, straight from your own kitchen. Bypass the nachos and mini hot-dogs for these delectable bites.
Homemade Peppercorn Ice Cream Recipe The Phoenix summer may be boiling, but is there a better excuse to eat ice cream all the live-long day? We think not. If you’re tired of the usual chocolate or vanilla variety, Executive Sous-Chef, John Vite of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club have whipped up two unique ice cream recipes–with peppercorn–to try on the next 115-degree day.
4 Refreshing Summer CocktailsCelebrate and enjoy the summer season on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, and then cool off with these refreshing summer cocktails.
5 Summer Grilling Recipes and Barbecue IdeasThe two Nicklaus-designed golf courses at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club offer residents of our private community breathtaking views, right in their own backyard. Whether you’re hosting family or friends, give these five grilling recipes a try, and take in the beautiful scenery that comes with living in Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club.
Best Whiskey Tasting and Pairing TipsOnce known as the “water of vitality,” whiskey is a historic beverage that is one of the most popular spirits in the world. From bourbons, scotch to single malt, rye and blended, whiskeys come in a variety of styles and flavor profiles. If you’re eager to try whiskey for the first time or take your knowledge to the next level, these tasting and pairing tips are for you.
3 Recipes to Celebrate National Grilled Cheese DaySuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s very own Chef John was on Good Morning Arizona this week to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day. While many grew up with the classic grilled cheese sandwich, Chef John showed viewers how to take the comfort food to the next level with recipes that are both delicious and easy to make. See below for Chef John’s recipes and try them yourself today.


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