Differences Between Regional Types of BBQ

United States map with pins in the four bbq regions Texas, Carolina BBQ, Kansas City BBQ, and Memphis BBQ

Regional Types of BBQ: What’s Really the Difference Between Texas and the Rest Barbeque and smoked meat lovers throughout the nation tend to favor one regional BBQ taste, most likely without even knowing there are four regional types of barbeque. Wait? There’s more than one type of BBQ? Told you not everyone is privy to […]

When Should I Add The BBQ Sauce?

TPJ Carigs BBQ sauce instructions when to add Craigs bbq sauce 10-15 minutes before end of cook

When Should I Add The BBQ Sauce? A question we get from a lot of beginner BBQ Fanatics is “when should I add the BBQ sauce?” The answer is simple, if you are using Craig’s BBQ Sauce or any store-bought sauce, we suggest adding it 10-15 minutes before the END of your cooking time. Because […]

Reuben Croquettes for St. Patrick’s Day! (Or Any Other Day!)

Traditional Irish Reuben Croquette Recipe For Your Family March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, so here’s a traditional Irish recipe for your family to enjoy. These Reuben Croquettes are just about to go into the oven – once they’re baked, they’ll be brown and toasty-looking on the outside. On the inside, they’re soft and spicy […]

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 […]

Labor Day 2017, Texas Pepper Jelly Style!

It’s here! The biggest cookout weekend of the year! Labor Day weekend is often the weekend for the last, biggest, and best cookout! We invite friends, family, and everybody in the neighborhood to come break bread and grill meat with us. Hurricane Harvey notwithstanding, I hope you ordered your Texas Pepper Jelly products in time […]

Memorial Day Grillin’

Memorial Day 2017 is Monday, May 29, and that’s just a week away. It’s time to start getting ready for that Memorial Day cookout! For me, Step One is uncovering the grill and cleaning it thoroughly. We cleaned it when we covered it for the winter, but it’s really important that the grill be clean […]

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. […]

Springtime is Texas Pepper Jelly Time

Spring is here, and it’s time to order grilling supplies, the most important of which are, of course, the products you can only get from Texas Pepper Jelly. Our pepper jellies are perfect for grilling. Brush some over your ribs, your burgers, your vegetables. . . whatever’s on the grill is improved with a little […]

Texas Pepper Jelly for Christmas

The holidays have come and gone, but for my two brothers-in-law, the fun will continue for a little while because they got boxes of Texas Pepper Jelly products for Christmas! For my brother-in-law Kevin, I chose a box of Texas Pepper Jelly. Now, Kevin can’t eat anything with seeds, but Texas Pepper Jelly has ALL […]

TPJ’s Famous Spicy Baked Hamburgers

TPJ Gluten Free Spicy Baked Hamburgers no bun needed

TPJ’s Gluten-Free Spicy Baked Hamburgers Texas Pepper Jelly is famous for many things: our products are the best, and our kitchen-tested recipes are delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. One of our most popular recipes is our Gluten-Free Spicy Baked Hamburgers. A tasty burger you can cook in the oven and be eating in less […]