July is National Baked Beans Month: It’s Time to Celebrate

Pot of Baked beans with peppers and onionsand a USA flag

July is National Baked Beans Month: It’s Time to Celebrate Did you know Independence Day isn’t the only national holiday in July? The month is also National Baked Beans Month, which means it’s time to celebrate these delectable legumes by discussing their history and how to make your own with just a handful of ingredients. […]

Texas-Style Baked Beans

No cookout is complete without a big pan of baked beans, and Texas Pepper Jelly’s baked beans are the best you’ll ever eat. Our recipe is easy to make, and is guaranteed to be a hit with your family and friends. Here’s how to make enough for a crowd: Ingredients: 2 cans of pork and […]

It’s a BBQ Chicken Night!

It’s another cold day, so tonight we’re having BBQ chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob, and yeast rolls. I only use Craig’s BBQ Sauce, and I like making yeast breads. (Kneading bread is excellent physical and mental therapy) I don’t know how to cook for two, so there’s always a lot. Come on over. […]

Football Food: Awesome Sandwiches!

Your hungry football couch quarterbacks are going to want some substantial food, and Texas Pepper Jelly’s thick, spicy meatloaf sandwiches are perfect! Everybody loves a meatloaf sandwich; we usually use leftover meatloaf, but why wait until the meatloaf is left over to make an awesome sandwich out of it? We love meatloaf sandwiches as we’re […]

Super Football Sunday is Coming: Plan Your Menus Now!

Spicy Baked Beans for Your Superbowl Sunday Potluck Super football Sunday is coming! February 7 isn’t all that far away, you know, and the big game deserves some awesome food for your couch quarterbacks! Your football fans will want some quality food while they cheer for their favorite team! Cardinals and Panthers alike will want […]

Readers’ Favorite Recipes from Texas Pepper Jelly

Favorite Recipes and More from Texas Pepper Jelly As we begin to head into the holiday season, here are some of our readers’ favorite Texas Pepper Jelly recipes! Texas Pepper Jelly’s famous Pineapple Habanero Potato Salad is that perfect picnic side dish! The combination of spicy habanero, sweet pineapple, sour dill pickles, and the various […]

Labor Day Cookout? Sweet Grilled Corn in the Husk!

It’s Labor Day Weekend, cookout fans! This is one of the BIG ONES, so you’ll want your cookout to be extra special. Summer’s almost over, so let’s make sure it goes out with a backyard bang. Gather up all the fresh summer vegetables you can, and let’s make this Labor Day cookout a gala success. […]

The Perfect 4th of July Cookout!

Your Perfect 4th of July Cookout Meal Plan Do you want your 4th of July cookout to be the best possible cookout? We’ve got your menus right here! First, think about the meat. Chicken, ribs, beef, lamb. . . . whatever meats your family likes best will be enhanced by Craig’s BBQ Sauce. This barbecue […]

Memorial Day Suggestions and Recipes!

Memorial Day weekend is upon us – the weekend of family reunions, get-togethers, picnics, cookouts, family, friends, all linked together with memories and fantastic food. The traditional Memorial Day meal is a cookout, naturally. By this time, we’ve all used our grills and mad outdoor cooking skills several times – we hope. This weekend is […]

Pineapple Sweet Fire Potato Salad

  Whatever the weather outside, there’s nothing like some good potato salad inside. Inside the house, and inside the stomach! Texas Pepper Jelly has posted several awesome potato salad recipes, but this one, one of our favorites. Potato salad is supposed to have a little kick to it; well, ours has a BIG kick to […]