We've had many of you ask for more than just ideas of how to use our jellies, so we're going to start posting recipes as we develop them. We hope you'll enjoy our creations! ~ Terri & Vi
Hot Pepper Jelly Vinaigrette
1/4 c. Gatherings Hot Pepper jelly (try one of our other pepper jellies for more heat)
1/4 c. rice vinegar
1 T. fresh lime juice
1 T. finely grated red onion
1 t. kosher salt
1/4 t. pepper
1/4 c. canola oil
Using a whisk, thoroughly combine all ingredients except oil together. Slowly stream in oil, whisking constantly and until blended.
Cheesy Beer Bread
1 french baguette
butter (use the real stuff, no margarine)
any Gatherings beer jelly
your favorite mild cheese: muenster, provolone, mozzarella, farmer's
Slice the baguette in half lengthwise. On each half, butter the bread, add your favorite beer jelly and top with your choice of cheese. Place under broiler til cheese melts.
Pepper Jelly Dip
2/3 jar of your favorite Gatherings pepper jelly (or to taste) 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
Put cream cheese in a food processor and add pepper jelly. Process til cream cheese and jelly are well mixed. Chill for an hour before serving to thicken dip. Serve with crackers, bread, or vegetables.
Hint- make a couple of days ahead of time to let the heat level increase!
Dijon Pepper Jelly Pork
3# pork roast 1/4 c. Gatherings Chipotle Pepper jelly
2 T. dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. thyme
dash pepper 2 T. butter
1 T. flour chicken stock
Put pepper jelly in a microwave safe container, heat on high 15 sec. or til warmed. Stir in dijon, garlic, salt, thyme, and pepper. Pour mixture over pork roast. Add 1/4 c. chicken stock to the bottom of the pork dish. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Turn roast over, baste, and cover with foil. Decrease oven temp to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 30 minutes or til done. Drain juices and let rest 15 min. before slicing. Meanwhile make a rue: melt butter in a fry pan, add flour and stir constantly til golden. Whisk in reserved juices, thin to desired consistancy with chicken stock.
8oz. cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla
4 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed Gatherings Cherry Almond or other wine jelly
graham cracker crumbs, optional
In a mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon mixture into mini dessert glasses or desired containers. Top with your favorite flavor of Gatherings wine jelly. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs before serving.
Zany Peach Dip
15 oz. canned peaches, well drained 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
Process cream cheese until smooth. Add Zany Peach pepper jelly and the peaches. Pulse until you reach your desired consistency. Pour into a bowl and mix in monterey jack cheese. Chill a couple of hours or overnight.