Tag Archives: Jalapeño

Zippy Asparagus Pickles

I really wanted to make a batch of these nicely spiced pickles to bring to my sister’s house for Thanksgiving, but, asparagus was kinda pricey and the warehouse-sized mega market I happened to be shopping at was out of jalapeños! … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

The holidays are fast approaching, so now would probably be a good time to ensure that your pantry is up to date and stocked with the besics you’re gonna be needing for the heavy cooking season to come. Even without … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Relish

It took me two weeks, and not a little bit of research, but I finally worked my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of veggies from a local farm. So far, I’d made Green Tomato Chow Chow, Red Cabbage Chow … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chop Pickle

‘Tis the season… whether you garden or, like me, participate in a local family farm’s “goody bag” promotion (ours is called Mystery Bag); you will come back from your garden or farm with a bunch of cucumber. I was gonna … Continue reading

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Corn Queso

Creamy and nicely cheesy, this hot dip is perfect to munch with corn chips, or mebbe drizzle over enchiladas – tho’ you’re gonna wanna make extra, ’cause it will go quickly! Good thing it all comes together in next to … Continue reading

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Ham, Pineapple, and Jalapeño Dinner

I was rummaging through my freezer and came across a packet of leftover ham. Recent leftover ham – not always a given with my top freezer organization system. Now, what to do with it? Ham salad? Tempting, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Green Chile Cream Cheese Dip

My husband actually found the recipe for this dip somewhere on the interwebs, and asked me to include a version of it in our holiday gathering – with these cool rolled corn chips he came across at the the market. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bacon Jam

A little bit sweet, a little bit smoky, and a little bit zippy; this jam may very well change the way you consume your bacon. I’ve spiffed up the recipe a bit since I last posted it, adding a dab … Continue reading

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Bacon, Onion, and Jalapeño Quiche

We took a cooking class from Sur la Table for my birthday; six of us kinda dominated the room, but it was (as always) great fun and I learned a few new things, such as the simple, but oh! so … Continue reading

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Pineapple Jalapeño Chili Sauce

This nicely sweet – and surprisingly zippy! – chili sauce is based on a recipe from the nice guy at Closet Cooking on the interwebs and facebook. He called for two each, Cayenne and Bird’s Eye peppers, which I substituted … Continue reading

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