Instant Pot vs Slow Cooker

Instant pot with measured rice and a slowcooker in use

Instant Pot vs. Slow Cooker: The Winner Is… Today we’ll look at using an Instant Pot vs.Slow Cooker. Over the last several years, Instant Pots have made their way into kitchens around the nation. Many traditionalist slow cooking fans are still aghast with the new-fangled technology. Curiosity got the best of us, and we decided […]

It’s Too Darn Hot Out There!

Crockpot Recipes – It’s Too Darn Hot Out There There’s an old Broadway song called “Too Darn Hot.” It’s from the musical Kiss Me Kate and it’s about how when it’s really hot outside, a person just doesn’t feel much like doing anything, let alone cook. Right now, it’s 98 degrees out there, and the […]

Crockpot BBQ: It’s Never Too Hot!

Crockpot BBQ: It’s Never Too Hot! Fourth of July is fast approaching, and what’s the glorious fourth without some delicious barbecue? The problem is, it’s hot outside. Temperatures are in the high nineties around the country, and several days, places have hit a hundred. What do you do when your family begs for BBQ, but […]

Add A Little Spice To That Cold Winter Meal!

Warm Up From The Inside Out With Texas Pepper Jelly January is always cold, but this January seems even colder; our winter meals need something spicy to help warm us up! Whatever kind of meat you have planned for any winter meal, a little (or a lot) of Texas Pepper Jelly will turn it into […]

Crockpot Cooking: Top Three Advantages of This Easy Food Prep Style

Crockpot cooking with vegetables on a countertop readyfor use

Crockpot Cooking: Top Three Advantages of This Easy Food Prep Style If you’ve never tried crockpot cooking, you’re missing out. The food prep method makes life easier in so many ways. Crockpot (sometimes called slow cookers) devotees get it; they most likely have multiple crockpots (maybe even varying sizes of crockpots). We aren’t suggesting that […]

Texas Style Crockpot Pineapple Habanero Chicken

raw chicken breast celery sour cream on cutting board with pineapple rib candy and habanero jelly for crockpot recipe

Popular Chicken Recipe Guests Will Enjoy There are variations of this recipe all over the internet (must be the change in the weather!) but we think our version is the best. It’s not just because our recipe uses our products, either; it’s because our recipe is the BEST! So many people don’t take advantage of […]

Craig’s BBQ Sauce: Crockpot Whole Chicken!

Craig’s BBQ Sauce, which is winning awards all over Texas, is quite possibly the best barbecue sauce out there. It’s perfect on chicken, pork, beef, lamb. . . any kind of meat, really. And you can use it on any cut of meat, as well – ribs, steaks, hamburgers, whole chickens. . . . Craig’s […]

Sweet and Spicy Apple Pecans

What’s good on ice cream? REPHRASE: What’s good for you and good on ice cream? Texas Pepper Jelly’s Sweet and Spicy Apple Pecans, that’s what. And, it’s a crockpot recipe, which means little or no effort on your part but still delicious, nutritious, and destined to become a family favorite! Ingredients: 1 pound pecan halves […]

Texas Round Steak

Texas Round Steak: It’s like Swiss steak, only for people who like it spicy! Chock full of vegetables and flavor, Texas Round Steak will become one of your family’s favorites! Add to the fun – it can be made in your crockpot OR on your stovetop OR in your oven, depending on the season and […]

Texas Crockpot Apple Butter

It’s still really hot outside, and firing up the oven will just make your house fight with Mother Nature, so your crockpot is still a hot summer’s best kitchen friend! This recipe for Texas Crockpot Apple Butter is super easy and SUPER DELICIOUS, and your family will love it. I always begin this process right […]