Hacienda Maize: Recipe Collection

Cooking with hot pepper jelly

Cheesy Chile Pepper Jelly Thumbprints: Savories

Flaky cheese dough surrounding the jewel of hot pepper jelly. 2 c cheddar cheese, chunked 1 c all-purpose flour 6 TBSP chilled butter, chopped ½ c hot pepper jelly (Hacienda Maize!)   Blend cheese, flour, and butter in a food … Continue reading

Spirited Cocktails

Tantalizing the discriminating palate with hot pepper jelly in liquid spirits! Chili Spirit (Pueblo Chile “white whiskey) with Mira Sol Jammin’ Jelly We had this most spectacular combination recently, and were astounded! Awesome flavor, great complexity with TWO ingredients 1.5 … Continue reading

Corny Chile Pepper Jelly Thumbprints: Sweets

Delicious, surprising, savory/sweet treat of corn and chiles 1 c butter, softened         2 c all-purpose flour 2 egg yolks                     2/3 c cornmeal 1 tsp vanilla                    1 c packed brown sugar ¼ c Jammin’ Jelly           ½ tsp baking powder … Continue reading

Jammin’ Baked Brie with Pine Nuts

Hot pepper jelly and silky melty cheese: perfect for a night in, or for entertaining. 1 13 oz round of Brie 1 cup Jammin’ Jelly ½ cup pan-toasted pine nuts Garnish: berries, herbs Accompaniments: fruits, crackers INSTRUCTIONS Remove the top … Continue reading

Hacienda Maize Jammin’ Steak Diablo a la Mole

Hacienda Maize Jammin’ Steak Diablo a la Móle Second Place: Marinade, World Hot Sauce Awards 2016 1.5 lbs beef/bison (flank steak used; marinade is best for tough cuts) ¾ c. Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Jalapeño Diablo* Jammin’ Jelly 1 Tbsp each: … Continue reading

Jammin’ Curried Peanuts

  Tantalizing world tastes, easily done and nutritious, featuring hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize! 1 lb roasted peanuts 1/2 c. Hacienda Maize Jammin’ Jelly 1 tsp curry powder 1 egg white Heat oven to 300F Line a large baking … Continue reading

Hacienda Maize Pork Marinade: World Champion, World Hot Sauce Awards 2015

Hacienda Maize Pork Marinade: World Champion, World Hot Sauce Awards 2015 Two pork tenderloins, approx. 12 oz. each, trimmed 2 T canola oil 1 medium orange, zested and juiced 1/3 c. low sodium soy sauce 1/2 c. Hacienda Maize Jalapeño Diablo Jammin’ … Continue reading

Mark’s Hot Hearts

“I love these hot hearts!  The cardamom sets off the Jammin’ Jelly flavor really well.” —  Mark B, Massachusetts Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 3/4 tsp ground cardamom (addition for … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Chocolates

Combining chiles and chocolates and whipped cream, Valentine’s Day is fired-up this year!

Jammin’ Mira Sol Melt – Denver’s Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich 2014

~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~ Taking simple grilled cheese to a sublime delight! Home-made bread, Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jelly in layers of flavor, and superb cheeses.           … Continue reading

Colorado Jalapeño Rockets

~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~ Ingredients 20 fresh jalapeños 1 lb. ground pork 8 strips applewood bacon, diced 1/2 c. cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 c. gouda cheese, shredded 8 oz. cream cheese, softened … Continue reading

Jammin’ Champion Skewers: Chicken Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce

~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~ Such an easy, fun and delicious meal.  The skewers can be cooked indoors or out, and offer tastes of lands afar. The chicken marinade includes yogurt, which coats the chicken, … Continue reading

Jammin’ Champion Bacon n’ Chicken Skewers

 ~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~ Ingredients Great bacon, regular slice Fresh chicken breasts Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jelly Vegetables, fruits, etc. Skewers (if wooden, soak in water for 1 hour before cooking) … Continue reading

Jammin’ Champion Jumbo Shrimp Skewers

 ~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~   Ingredients 10 Jumbo Shrimp 1/4 c Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Chile Jammin’ Jelly 1 T EVOO (olive oil) Skewers (if wooden, soaked in water 1 hr) Tongs Brush … Continue reading

Jammin’ Champion Skewers: Overview

~ With amazing, award-winning fire-roasted-chile hot pepper jelly from Hacienda Maize ~ Lots of entertaining to do in this first quarter of 2014!  SuperBowl, X Games, Olympics, Valentine’s Day, March Madness, everyday dining… Win!  Prepare these versatile, delicious skewers that … Continue reading