What’s happening with Hacienda Maize and in the hot pepper jelly world…
Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich in Denver, 2014, The Jammin’ Mira Sol Melt
Scovie Awards 2014: 2nd in hot pepper jelly, 1st in desserts
Chile Pepper Awards 2013: 1st in hot pepper jelly, 1st in desserts, 1st in chocolates
Hot pepper jelly is #1 on Dr. OZ‘s list of belly-blasting strategies. Two tablespoons per day to kick-start your metabolism. And your endorphins. Unapologetically Delicious™ly! The video (Part 1) can be accessed here: Dr. Oz Belly Blasters.
June 2013: Making plans for chile-harvest time. We’ll be on the road Pueblo CO for the Chiles y Frijoles Festival, Houston TX for the Houston Hot Sauce Festival, and New Orleans LA for the Chile Pepper Extravaganza sponsored by Chile Pepper Magazine. We plan to meet up with WWOZ (great musical culture stream-able live from NOLA) folks while there.
May 2013: Welcoming Savory Spice Shops to our retailer family. Your senses bloom in these shops. Treat yourself by visiting.
March 2013: Welcoming Malara Gardens and Farmer’s Market to the Hacienda Maize Family.
January 2013: Happy New Year, new accomplishments and a new retailer: Khristopher’s Culinaire in Ouray, CO
Pueblo chiles make sweet jellies at Hacienda Maize, in The Denver Post
My favorite recipe they feature is Pecans Picante per The Grace(full) Plate Food Blog
Every man cave needs some Jalapeño Jelly per Theresa Farney, Table Talk on KVOR radio
December 2012: Many happy hot pepper jelly lovers were introduced to Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jellies!
November 2012: Starting to ramp up for the holidays. Keep us in mind for your gift-giving, both personal and corporate.
Colorado Proud Gift Guide, Colorado Department of Agriculture
Testimonial with M.B. and Amy, Colorado Springs
September 2012: Glorious harvest time, the delicious aroma of roasting chiles, and lots of appearances at Festivals celebrating chiles!
August 2012: Here’s a video from SummerToast that pretty much sums us up: passion, playfulness, and excellence: Hacienda Maize at SummerToast 2012
August 2012: You can now find Hacienda Maize among the jet-set. Next time you’re taking the Gulf Stream out to hook up with friends and need a great host/ess gift, find us at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. Thanks, Gordy!
August 2012: We are pleased to be included in the Colorado Governor’s Garden Party 2012.
August 2012: Serioz on 17th, Uptown, Denver, is serving up the “Zesty Cucumber” cocktail, featuring Jammin’ Jelly and Pearl Cucumber vodka.
2012: Our Diablo Jammin’ Jelly was a huge hit at the 2012 Fiery Foods & BBQ Festival in Albuquerque! (As were Jalapeño and Mira Sol. Diablo had particular charm for this audience.)
2012: WWOZ and Sweet Home New Orleans are fans of Jammin’ Jelly, and vice versa! Stream great music at http://www.wwoz.org/ and help New Orleans musicians at http://www.sweethomeneworleans.org/. Also watch the post-Katrina New Orleans HBO series Treme — it’s awesome! The Treme theme song is performed by John Boutte http://www.johnboutte.com/
May 2012: ACE Greeley (CO) — two stores (10th St, and 11th Ave) join our growing list of retailers.
May 2012: Ritz-Carlton Denver www.ritzcarlton.com/Denver is featuring Jammin’ Jellies with their Mother’s Day Brunch. Executive Chef Justin Fields is working magic with our savory pepper jellies.
April 2012: ACE Longmont (CO) http://www.acelongmont.com is a newly-added retailer of Jammin’ Jelly. Gorgeous store, with lots of gourmet cooking ware and gourmet foods!
March 2012: Montana Fur Trading Company http://www.montanafurtrading.net is now offering Jammin’ Jellies to visitors from around the world. They are located in Martin City, Montana, the gateway to Glacier National Park.
Spring 2012: Kickin’ It Up With Jammin’ Jellies
Chefs and bartenders are bringing Jammin’ Jelly into their creations, recognizing the flavor TNT that even a little dollop offers. Some favorites:
Serioz restaurants in Denver offer an antipasto platter with Jammin’ Jellies, and at the Serioz on 17th location, Mojitos with Mira Sol and Old Fashioned cocktails with Diablo.
The Highland Tavern on 34th and Navajo: if you time your visit right, they offer burger sliders with Jalapeño Jammin’ Jelly, peanut butter, bacon and julienned apples. Unbelievably good! See www.facebook.com/haciendamaize for photo (and LIKE us!).
November 2011: Making Believers
We get such joy out of your enjoyment of our Jammin’ Jellies! Today our chile pepper producer, Shane Milberger of Pueblo http://www.milbergerfarms.com/, relates having been at a party recently where Diablo and Jalapeño Jammin’ Jellies were served. He saw 40 people enthusiastically devour these delights, and admits that he had been skeptical when we first discussed working together on Jammin’ Jellies. ! Savor !
November 2011: In “Colorado Homes and Lifestyles Magazine” the Hacienda Maize Savory Special™ Gift Basket for the Holidays — meal for six of deliciousness that includes Hacienda Maize Jammin’ Jelly varieties and Women’s Bean Project goodies. The article offers many other fabulous gift ideas! They say it best: “Give Much & Get Merry!”
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October 2011: Hacienda Maize on Channel 7 with Gabby Gourmet and Bertha Lynn!
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September 2011: Chile Chili Festival fires up Colorado Springs
August 2011: Find our Jammin’ Jelly in the Blueberry Jammin’ Cream recipe in the August ‘Colorado Homes and Lifestyles’ Magazine!
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Events previous to November 2012 (Check our homepage for recent and upcoming events):
October 2012: Dia de Los Muertos, Denver Botanic Gardens
October 2012: Colorado Springs Women’s Living Expo
October 2012: Colorado Cheese Fest
September 2012: Denver Chili Fest
September 2012: Pueblo Chiles y Frijoles Festival
September 2012: Chile Fest at Nick’s Garden Center
September 2012: Sunnyside Music Festival
September 2012: Louisville Fall Festival
September 2012: Chile Chili Festival
August 2012: Governor’s Garden Party
August 2012: Denver County Fair
August 2012: New West Fest, Fort Collins
August 2012: Tennyson Street Wine Festival
August 2012: SummerToast, Denver
June 2012: Highlands Festival, Denver
June 2012: Frisco BBQ Challenge, Frisco CO
June 2012: The Colorado Experience, Denver CO
June 2012: CHUN People’s Fair, Denver
May 2012: Food and Kitchen Expo, Denver, Professional Chefs Association
May 2012: Boulder Art & Jazz Festival
April 2012: Northern Colorado Home & Garden Show
March 2012: Denver Home Show
March 2012: National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show, Albuquerque NM
Jan 2012 Colorado Motorcycle Show and Swap
Jan 2012 Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Showcase
Jan 2012 The International Sportsmen’s Exposition, Denver Convention Center
Dec 2011 CHAC Gallery, opening reception: Celebrating our Lady of Guadalupe and Christmas Mercado, Denver CO
Nov 2011 Arvada Art and Holiday Fair, Arvada CO
Nov 2011 Holiday Food and Gift Festival, Denver CO
Nov 2011 Holiday Food and Gift Festival, Colorado Springs CO
Nov 2011 Colorado Country Christmas Show, Denver CO
Oct 2011 Junior League Holiday Mart, Denver CO
Oct 2011 Dia de Los Muertos, Denver Botanic Gardens (fantastico!)
Sep 2011 Pueblo Chiles y Frijoles Festival, Pueblo CO
Sep 2011 Taste of Colorado, Denver CO
Aug 2011 Lakewood Chile Harvest Arts Festival, Lakewood CO
Aug 2011 Olathe Sweet Sweet Corn Festival, Olathe CO
Jul 2011 Denver County Fair, Denver CO
Mar 2011 Denver Home Show, Denver CO
…and various farmers’ markets, in-store appearances, play dates…