Some Tips for a Safe July 4th Cookout!

Are you getting ready for those July 4th cookouts? There are several things you can do to make the Independence Day cookout run smoothly. Go ahead and buy the hamburger, make it into patties, and freeze them, with a piece of waxed paper between each patty. Frozen hamburger patties are easier and handier to grill, […]

Thanksgiving Tip: Pepper Jelly on your Thanksgiving Table

In just a few days, most of you will be sitting down to your Thanksgiving dinner. Some of you will be dining with family, some with friends, some with just your immediate family. Some of you will be dining alone but still thankful for the many blessings in your life, some known, and some as […]

Wine-and-Habanero Pepper Jelly? Yes, Please.

. . . but hurry, because these are limited-time products! Texas Pepper Jelly has several new products, available for a VERY limited time only, that you simply MUST try! Our newest products are Chardonnay Habanero, White Zinfandel Habanero, and Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Habanero. These three distinct full-bodied wines with three different flavors have been blended […]

Pineapple Sweet Fire Pickles: A Strom’s Best Friend!

My husband’s favorite sandwich is a Strom, loaded with half a salad bar, plus tomato sauce. He used to like a local restaurant’s Strom best, but those days are over. Now, he likes the Stroms I make for him at home. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, I use fresh ingredients. The sausage, cheeses, […]

Texas Pepper Jelly on the Table Every Night

In summer, we tend to use more condiments than in winter. Whether it’s because summer makes us long for chips and dips, or various and sundry marinades for meats and anything from the grill, or because many condiments are perceived as “cooling,” I’m not sure. Pick a reason! On almost every supper table in hot […]

Texas Cookin’ Tips: Steak Sprinkle!

Now that colder weather is here, it’s time to put away the grill in many areas. This is sad news for people who love to grill; if only there was some way to re-create that awesome “grilled” flavor in meat that had to be cooked INdoors!!! Well, there is. And it’s simple as simple can […]

Texas Tips: Super Simple Marinade Hint

I don’t have a lot of time to cook, yet I love to prepare good meals for my family.  Time-saving recipes and hints really help me a lot. Today’s Texas Tip is about marinade.  Marinating meat can make even the cheapest cuts tender and flavorful, but marinating takes up a lot of that valuable, non-existent […]