Spicy Pre-Holiday BBQ Crockpot Chicken

December is a busy month for most of us, for many different reasons and a myriad of holidays; this makes December the perfect month for making the most of your crockpot. There is so much we need to do, and there are so many places we need to go! Whatever helps simplify our lives is […]

Texas Pepper Jelly Presents: Party Rice!

Plain white rice – that’s what you’ll start with. Cook the rice in the ordinary way. The extraordinary part comes afterwards. The thing that makes your bowl of ordinary white rice so extraordinary falls under our category of “sometimes the simplest things are the greatest thing.” This recipe is a perfect example of that very […]

Cranberry Habanero Jelly on your Thanksgiving Table

Brace yourselves – I’m saying it again: so often, it’s the simplest things that are the best! Or the tastiest, as the case may be. . . . Our new Cranberry Habanero is so delicious, and so easy to add to other things! These days before Thanksgiving, I like to try things out on my […]

Barbecue Season Approaches!

Does anybody really believe that the best recipes are the complicated recipes? At Texas Pepper Jelly, sure, we have some complicated recipes, and they’re awesomely deliciousl However, we also maintain that our simple recipes are some of the best. You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to come out with a tasty treat […]

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Easy Zesty Spaghetti Sauce

Sometimes it’s the super easy tips that can turn an ordinary everyday food into something EXTRAordinary and EXTRA delicious! This one is really simple. To make a can or jar of store-bought spaghetti sauce taste zesty, fantastic, and homemade, just add a few spoonfuls of Texas Pepper Jelly to it and mix well.  Yes, that’s […]

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Pepper Jelly Glazed Ham

Sometimes, it’s the simplest things that turn out to be the best of all!  We all glaze and bake a ham at least once a year, and why not glaze it with Texas Pepper Jelly?  What a fantastic difference! You don’t even have anything to mix together; you can use the pepper jelly right out […]

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Texas Pepper Slaw

People tend to be very picky and possessive about cole slaw, you know.  Sometimes, it’s hard to let yourself discover new and different cole slaw!  For whatever reason, people want their cole slaw to be exactly the same, all the time.  I’ve seen people reject perfectly good cole slaw in restaurants, just because it wasn’t […]

Monday Munchies: PB&J with a Tasty Twist

A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a simple thing, but almost everybody loves them!  They’re easy to whip up, fairly nutritious, and very filling – all in all, a  perfect munchie! My kids love PB&J, and since we’ve discovered Texas Pepper Jelly, they love to use THAT, instead of plain ol fruit jam, on […]