Cranberry Orange Pecan Oatmeal Cookies - Jam packed with holiday flavors, these dreamy, orange laced oatmeal cookies are a must have on your holiday baking list! Buttery, crisp edges and a perfectly chewy center make these cookies a family favorite! Yield about 6 dozenPrep Time: 10 minutesBake Time: 8-10 minutes per batch   Ingredients: 1 cup dried cranberries1 ½ cups simmering… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Pecan Overnight Oats - Great for meal prep, these cool, creamy, delicious overnight oats are great to make ahead and have in the fridge for a quick hearty, healthy breakfast. Spiced with cinnamon, sweetened with maple syrup and studded with toasted pecans, these simple oats are packed with flavor. The recipe below is makes one serving so it’s easy… Continue Reading
Seared Scallops with Cajun Risotto - Decadent and elegant, this meal is perfect for a date night or cozy holiday dinner. The process of making risotto is so simple and takes a little time, but it’s so worth it in the end! For extra heat, sear the scallops with our River Road Blackening Seasoning. Serve with crusty bread and a simple… Continue Reading
Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars - A buttery, snickerdoodle cookie crust topped with creamy, vanilla cheesecake layer and finished with more crispy, cinnamon cookie goodness, these fun and decadent cheesecake bars are always a favorite! Yields 12 bars Prep Time: 25 minutes Bake Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: For the crust and topping: 1 ¼ cup flour ¾ tsp. Bolner's Fiesta Brand… Continue Reading
Citrus Marinated Pork Tenderloin - Make use of those holiday fruit baskets by squeezing fresh ruby red grapefruit and navel oranges for this mouthwatering citrus marinade, perfect for marinating succulent pork tenderloin. A few moments on the grill or in the oven and a delicious dinner is done! Typically, two tenderloins come packaged together in the meat section of the… Continue Reading
Jacked-Up Corn & Poblano Fritters - Crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside and the perfect blend of sweet and savory, these poblano studded corn fritters are full of amazing flavor and make a great addition to any brunch or dinner. Feel free to use fresh corn if available and in season! Yields 16 frittersPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 5… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Bourbon Tiramisu - This decadent, liquor spiked dessert is the perfect centerpiece for a holiday celebration. A bourbon and coffee-soaked cake layer,enrobed in a cinnamon spiced mascarpone custard, this easy dessert will be the talk of the table! Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 10 minutesInactive Prep: 6-8 hoursServes: 9-12   Ingredients: 6 large egg yolks1 cup sugar1 ¼… Continue Reading
Eggplant Rollups - These tasty ricotta-filled Eggplant Rollups can be served up as a low carb meatless main dish with a simple salad or as a hearty side along with chicken or fish. Prep Time: 25 minutesCook Time: 45 minutesServes: 6   Ingredients: 2-3 eggplant, sliced lengthwise in ¼” slices (about 12 slices)Olive oil1 15 oz. container ricotta… Continue Reading
Pumpkin Pecan Waffles - The combination of pumpkin and pecan is the star of the show in these fluffy, fall inspired waffles. If this recipe makes more than needed, you can freeze and reheat them as needed in the toaster for a quick morning breakfast. Yields 11-12 (4 inch) wafflesPrep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 8 minutes per batch  … Continue Reading
Apple Pie Blondies - These buttery, spiced up, apple studded blondies are perfect for fall.Serve slightly warm, topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce for a an over the top sweet treat! Prep Time: 15 minsCook Time: 23 minsServes: 12   Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter1 Tbsp. butter1 1/3 cups apples, peeled and diced2 Tbsp. light brown sugar¼ tsp.… Continue Reading
Fresh Tomato Pie - The classic combination of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella in this savory pie can’t be beat! Enjoy this tasty tomato pie as a side dish or serve it with a green salad for lunch or weekend brunch. Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 40 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1 9” baked pie crust 3… Continue Reading
Orange Cherry Biscuits - Sweet, tart cherries and a hint of cinnamon and orange permeate every bite of this glazed breakfast treat! Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 15 - 18 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 Tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt ¾ tsp. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand Ground… Continue Reading
Overnight Blueberry French Toast - Studded with blueberries and topped with a delicious streusel topping, this overnight French toast always gets rave reviews and is great for entertaining a crowd! Prep Time: 20 minsCook Time: 45 - 50 minsServes: 12     Ingredients: 1 loaf French or Hawaiian bread (14-16 oz.), cut or torn into pieces6 large eggs2 cups milk¾… Continue Reading
Squash & Corn Sauté - This easy summer side dish is great for using all the fresh summer farm stand veggies, and is light and healthy to cook throughout the fall and winter. Quick and simple, Squash & Corn Sauté is a side the whole family will love! Prep Time: 15 minsCook Time: 20 minsServes: 6     Ingredients: 4… Continue Reading
Honey Citrus Glazed Chicken - An easy garlic citrus marinade is the secret to creating these juicy, flavorful chicken thighs. Serve this chicken with rice and a green salad for a simple, delicious dinner the family will love! Prep Time: 15 mins Inactive Prep: 4-6 hours Cook Time: 40 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients: 6 bone-in chicken thighs 8 cloves garlic,… Continue Reading
Zucchini Salad - This no fuss summer salad features raw zucchini, thinly sliced and dressed with a brightlemon and olive oil dressing featuring Fiesta Brand Italian Choice Seasoning. Fresh herbs, toasted pecans and shaved Parmesan take this simple salad over the top! Prep Time: 20 mins Serves: 4     Ingredients: 2 lbs. medium zucchini, sliced very thinly… Continue Reading
Cheesy Stuffed Tomatoes - These easy and delicious Italian style stuffed tomatoes are perfect for using any surplus from your summer garden. Serve these tomatoes for lunch or a light dinner with a simple salad. This filling is also delicious stuffed in squash, bell peppers or eggplant! Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Serves: 8    … Continue Reading
Roasted Squash Medley - Seasoned with our River Road® Blackened Seasoning, this no fuss side dishis amazing paired with anything from grilled steaks to baked chicken thighs. Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Serves: 5-6       Ingredients: 3 zucchinis, cut into 1/2” slices 2 yellow squash, cut into 1/2” slices 1 red bell pepper, cut… Continue Reading
Summer Corn Salad - This easy Summer Corn Salad features the absolute best of summer…sweet fresh corn, crisp peppers, ripe tomatoes and creamy avocado with a bright vinaigrette spiced simply with our versatile taco seasoning! Perfect for any summer cookout or BBQ! Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 6-8         Ingredients: 6 ears… Continue Reading
Easy Peach Cobbler - This Texas style peach cobbler is technically a buckle, but either way, it’s incredibly easy and delicious! A buttery, tender cake batter bakes up around juicy peach slices, which makes the finished dessert look “buckled” in places! Made with just a few simple pantry and fridge ingredients, this fruity dessert can be on the table… Continue Reading
Cajun Potato Crisps - The taste of these homemade potato chips can’t be beat! Simple and easy to make these Cajun Potato Crisps are the perfect addition to any outdoor gathering! Serve them with your favorite dip, guacamole or straight up! Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 3 mins Serves 9-10     Ingredients: 2 pounds baking potatoes, washed… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Toast Breakfast Bake - This simple and easy recipe turns simple cinnamon toast into decadent and comforting breakfast casserole the whole family will go crazy for. Perfect for a weekend brunch, a special occasion or a relaxing weekend morning! Are you a raisin lover? Use raisin bread instead of white bread! Prep Time: 15 mins Inactive Prep: 30 minutes… Continue Reading
Sheet Pan Barbecued Shrimp - This easy and flavorful shrimp is perfect to serve as an appetizer or a main course. The shrimp bake in their shells and soak up all the flavor of the intensely flavorful sauce, resulting in a deliciously addictive dish that you’ll want to make time and again! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes… Continue Reading
Italian Roasted Asparagus - Coated with parmesan and roasted till crispy, this quick and easy asparagus could not be more delicious! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Serves 6-7       Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. asparagus, trimmed 2 Tbsp. melted butter 2 Tbsp. avocado or olive oil 1 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Gourmet Italian Choice Seasoning ½… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Pecan Granola - This tasty and delicious granola is great for breakfast as cereal or with yogurt, as a snack or even sprinkled over ice cream for a crunchy dessert topping! Customize by adding your favorite dried fruit combo! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Makes about 8 cups       Ingredients: 3 cups rolled… Continue Reading
Italian Frittata - Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Serves 8-9   Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ cup diced onion 8 oz. sliced mushrooms 1 medium eggplant, peeled and diced 2 tsp. salt, divided 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Gourmet Italian Choice ½ cup roasted red peppers, drained… Continue Reading
Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake - Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 75 mins Serves 16-18   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup salted butter, softened 2 ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 5 eggs 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 6 Tbsp. cocoa 1 ½ tsp. Fiesta Brand® Ground Cinnamon ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. baking powder 1 cup… Continue Reading
Mexican Lasagna - Taco night may be a thing of the past after you try this fun Mexican Lasagna! This flavor packed casserole is an easy and delicious meal the whole family will love! Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 9     Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef (85/15) 1 cup diced onion 2 tsp.… Continue Reading
Fiesta Minestrone Soup - Our fabulous dried chilis give this Fiesta Minestrone Soup incredible flavor! Perfect for warming up on a cold winter night, this comforting soup is easy to make and loaded with hearty veggies, beans and hominy. Don’t forget the toppings!! For the meat lovers, add chicken or shredded pork! Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 40… Continue Reading
Southwest Cheesy Hash Brown Bake - This spiced up Southwest Cheesy Hash Brown Bake is a classic comfort food dish with fun spicy Texas flare thanks to our versatile Taco Seasoning! This casserole is great for the holidays or for any potluck and can be easily doubled if serving a crowd. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Serves: 8… Continue Reading
Cheesy Green Chili Brunch Bake - This quick, easy and crustless Cheesy Green Chili Brunch Bake is the perfect main dish for a holiday breakfast or brunch! You won’t even miss the crust once you get a taste of this rich, creamy chili studded casserole. Vegetarian, low carb/keto and gluten free, this dish will satisfy any guest and leave them raving!… Continue Reading
Chili Cheese Pinwheels - These fun Chili Cheese Pinwheels are an appetizer that everyone goes crazy for! Easy to prepare and perfect for any appetizer table or holiday buffet, these cheesy bites always fly off the table! Great to prep ahead of time, slice and bake just before serving. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 12 minutes Serves: 36… Continue Reading
Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Ball - Chipotle peppers give this delicious cheese ball a smoky, spicy flare that will surprise and delight your guests! Perfect to serve at any holiday party or gathering, this easy appetizer pairs well with crackers or vegetables. Skip the last-minute hassle and make it ahead of time! Serves 24   Ingredients: 2 8oz. packages cream cheese,… Continue Reading
South-of-the-Border Chicken Salad - This quick and easy, spiced up South-of-the-Border Chicken Salad is loaded with cultural flavors you crave! Served up in lettuce cups, wrapped in a tortilla, on a bed of lettuce, or even as a dip, this delicious, creamy chicken salad is a real crowd pleaser! Serves 3-4     Ingredients: 2 cups diced cooked chicken… Continue Reading
Mini Chili Cheese Nacho Bites - These gorgeous Mini Chili Cheese Nacho Bites are perfect for entertaining a crowd! Using dried Ancho Chili Pods add incredible, rich chili flavor to these tasty little morsels! Quick and easy to assemble and fun to dress up with all your favorite topping combinations! Running short on time? Simply serve the chili cheese mixture in… Continue Reading
Southwest Quinoa Salad - This gorgeous Southwest Quinoa Salad is a festive and delicious side that’s naturally gluten free! Great for serving a crowd, this fun salad is best served at room temperature or slightly chilled. Serves 8-10       Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained (*see recipe notes) ¾ cup water or stock 1 15… Continue Reading
Jalapeno Coleslaw - This quick and easy, spiced up slaw is the perfect side for a BBQ or weekend cookout! Serve it up as a side or a cool, crisp topping for pulled pork sandwiches or tacos…either way this delicious dish is a winner! Serves 8-10       Ingredients: 2 – 1 lb. bags of coleslaw mix… Continue Reading
Fiesta Veggie Dip - Served up with fresh seasonal veggies, this easy, zesty veggie dip will be the star of your next gathering or celebration! Cool and creamy with a hint of spicy, this dip is sure to impress! Makes about 1 ¼ cups   Ingredients: ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 1 1/2 tsp. Fiesta Brand Taco… Continue Reading
Zucchini Cheddar Bread - Savory Zucchini Cheddar Bread is great served for breakfast, with a soup or salad or for snacking on any time of day! It’s a great way to use up any surplus zucchini you have from your summer garden! Makes One Loaf   Ingredients: 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt… Continue Reading
Spiced-Up Fudge Brownies - These brownies are perfectly fudgy with a hint of warm Mexican spices to liven things up! Quick and easy to make, these decadent brownies are the perfect reason to kick that boring box mix to the curb! Perfect for your next cookout or potluck, the whole family will love them! Yields 12 brownies   Ingredients:… Continue Reading
Orange Glazed Chicken Bacon Bites - Chicken Bacon Bites are the perfect balance of sweet, savory and spicy….a real flavor explosion! Easy to prep ahead of time and have ready for the oven or grill when guests arrive, this is one appetizer you will be making time and again! Yields 35-40 pieces   Ingredients: 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut… Continue Reading
Grilled Jalapeno Chicken Thighs - Summertime means it’s grilling season and these easy, flavor packed chicken thighs should be on the menu for your next backyard BBQ!  The mild and bright marinade gives amazing flavor to this chicken…a real crowd pleaser! Serves 6     Ingredients: 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 2 fresh jalapenos, trimmed,… Continue Reading
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork - Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is the perfect meal for feeding a crowd! Juicy, tender and full of flavor, this pulled pork can be served a la carte, as tacos, sliders or sandwiches. Top with your favorite creamy coleslaw for the ultimate pulled pork experience! Serves 6-8   Ingredients: 1 bone-in pork butt, about 5.5 pounds… Continue Reading
Yogurt Marinated Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Avocado Crema - These juicy and flavorful chicken kebabs are marinated in spiced up Greek yogurt for maximum flavor and tenderness, then served up with a cool, tangy Avocado Lime Crema. These kebabs are sure to be a summertime hit! Great for a low carb lifestyle! Serves 4-5   Ingredients: 1 ½ pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut… Continue Reading
Cajun Snack Mix - There is something for everyone in this fun, spiced up snack mix! Great for entertaining or pack it up and give it to family and friends…either way it’s irresistible! Yields about 6 quarts     Ingredients: Cajun Snack Mix 2 cups mixed nuts, salted and roasted 3 cups corn or rice Chex 3 cups corn… Continue Reading
Beef and Chicken Fajitas with Pinto Beans and Guacamole - Fajitas: Using Chicken breasts or a skirt steak, liberally season the meat with your desired Fajita Seasoning flavor.  Let the meat sit for 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor development.  Sear over a hot fire until desired doneness.  Slice against the grain prior to serving.  Serve on hot… Continue Reading
Crispy Baked Chicken with Roasted Veggies - A classic dish that never gets old. This recipe takes the traditional flavors of juicy, tender chicken and adds a crispy, flavorful twist with the use of Bolner's Fiesta Chicken Rub seasoning, which makes this dish burst with savory goodness in every bite. Not only is it delicious, but this dish is also incredibly easy… Continue Reading
Anticuchos Recipe - Anticuchos are a popular Peruvian street food that features skewered and grilled beef heart marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and herbs. The dish is known for its tender and juicy texture, with a slightly chewy consistency that's similar to steak. The marinade adds a unique and bold flavor profile that incorporates smoky, spicy,… Continue Reading
Beefed-Up Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole - This hearty and delicious Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole is perfect for Sunday brunch or a relaxing weekend breakfast! This version includes seared skirt steak, which is an homage to one of our favorite versions of this traditional dish! Full of incredible authentic Tex-Mex flavor, this low carb dish is a definite crowd pleaser! Yields 8-10… Continue Reading
Tequila Lime Chicken Wings - Tequila Lime Chicken Wings are a fun and easy twist on the traditional chicken wing! Great for game day or a quick weeknight meal, these spiced up, caramelized, flavor packed wings are sure to become a new family favorite! Yields 4-6 servings   Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. oil 1/3 cup fresh lime juice Zest of one… Continue Reading
Southwest Corn Chowder - Southwest Corn Chowder is exactly what you need to warm you up on a cool Spring night... a creamy, hearty soup packed with spicy Southwest flare.  This quick and easy one pot wonder is great for a comforting weeknight meal! Yields 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. butter, olive oil or bacon drippings 1 medium onion,… Continue Reading
Oven Beef Stew - Oven Beef Stew is a family favorite and a gluten free version of a comfort food classic!  This hearty beef stew is cooked almost entirely in the oven resulting in insanely tender beef and effortless home cooking. Yields 8-10 servings     Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. oil 3 pounds stew meat 2 ½ Tbsp. Fiesta Brand… Continue Reading
Dark Chocolate Chili Pots de Creme - If you’re a chocolate lover, this is the dessert for you! Rich and intensely chocolatey, this indulgent little dessert gets a spicy Tex- Mex kick from the addition of chili powder and cayenne. Perfect for any special occasion!       Ingredients: ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup milk 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 2… Continue Reading
Tex-Mex Chicken Stuffed Peppers - These stuffed peppers are pretty enough to entertain with and easy enough for a busy weeknight dinner! Packed with spicy Mexican flare, this delicious dinner will soon become a family favorite! Ingredients: 3 bell peppers 2 Tbsp. butter ½ red onion, diced 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce 1 Tbsp.… Continue Reading
Chicken Tortilla Soup: The Perfect December Weeknight Dinner - Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Bolner’s Fiesta Brand to share a delicious soup recipe. This is a sponsored post. Chicken tortilla soup: the ultimate comfort food. If you are anything like us, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas feels like a blur. The kiddos are gearing up for winter break, travel… Continue Reading
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo - Gumbo is a dish that everyone should enjoy because it offers a bold and flavorful taste that can be customized to personal preferences, making it a versatile and comforting favorite that brings people together at gatherings and celebrations of cultural traditions. Whether you're looking to spice up your taste buds or warm your soul, gumbo… Continue Reading
Orange Pepper Chicken Thighs - Arrange chicken thighs in a shallow baking dish. Heavily season with Orange Pepper and let sit for about 1 hour. Bake, covered, at 350ºF until tender, about 1 hour or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF. If BBQing, grill chicken over a medium charcoal fire for upto 1 hour until internal temperature reaches 165ºF. For a… Continue Reading
Fishing Sandwiches - In Texas, going fishing down on the coast is a weekend activity that many enjoy year-round. However, deciding what to pack to keep your hunger at bay for a day or two out on the water can be a daunting task. Let’s face it - peanut butter and jelly and ham and cheese roll-ups can… Continue Reading
Mango Habanero Chicken Thighs and Wings - Sprinkle four chicken quarters with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Mango Habanero Rub and rub into the meat. Cover and allow to marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Bake at 350º F for up to 1 hour, or until tender (Internal temp 165ºF) For grilling, cook over a medium charcoal fire (around 350ºF) for up to… Continue Reading
Pepper Steak - Ingredients: 2 6 oz. steaks (your favorite cut) 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Ground Black Pepper 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 3 tablespoons oil 3 tablespoons flour 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 small onion (finely chopped) 1 cup beef broth 1/4 cup red wine Salt (optional) Directions: Rub the pepper into… Continue Reading
San Antonio Style Chili - Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 lb. Chili meat or ground beef 1 Tb Oil 2 cups Water 8 Tbsp. Bolner's Fiesta Quick Chili Mix Directions: Brown the meat in the oil.  Add the water and Chili Mix.  Bring the chili to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until the meat is tender.  Add more water… Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili - Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 lb. chili meat or ground beef 4 cloves fresh garlic (peeled and chopped) or 1 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Chopped Garlic in Oil 1 medium onion (chopped) or 2 tbsp. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion 1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce 1 quart chicken broth ½ tsp. Monosodium… Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili Using Fiesta Brand Ancho Chili Pods - Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 Tb Oil 2 lb. chili Meat or Ground beef 4 Cloves fresh Garlic (Peel and Chop) or 1 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Garlic in Oil 1 Medium Onion (Peel and Chop) or 2 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion 1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce 1 Quart Chicken Broth 1 tsp… Continue Reading
Enchiladas - Serves 4-6 Ingredients: ¼ cup Oil ½ cup Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Enchilada Seasoning 2.5 cups Water 12 Corn Tortillas 1/3 lb. Grated Yellow Cheese 1/3 lb. Monterey Jack Cheese ¼ cup Fresh minced onion or 2 Tbsp. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion ½ cup oil for warming Tortillas Directions: Heat ¼ cup oil in… Continue Reading
Delicious Chicken Broth - Dissolve 2 teaspoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand Chicken Flavor Concentrate in 2 cups of boiling water. Increase the amount for soups, vegetables, gravies, pasta, and rice recipes by 1-2 teaspoons or to taste. Also makes a great base for authentic Caldo de Polio or Chicken Noodle Soup. Muy Sabroso!   Continue Reading
Homemade Vanilla Extract - (read the full blog here) 1 jar (750mL) Vodka (40% alc/vol) 8-10 Vanilla Beans Slice open the beans long ways and scrape the seeds out.  Place the seeds and sliced beans into the vodka.  Set aside and let the beans extract for 9-12 months, giving the jar a good shake once a week. For a… Continue Reading
Bolner Family Spaghetti Sauce - Ingredients: 2-12 oz. cans Tomato Paste 28 oz. can Diced Tomatoes 5 Tbs Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Gourmet Italian Choice 10 cups Water 1.5 lb. cross-cut Beef Ribs or Pork Ribs 1 Tbs. Oil ½ stick of butter 1 Medium Onion (Finely Chopped) 6 Sprigs Parsley (Finely Chopped) 4 Celery Ribs (Finely Chopped) 10 Cloves Garlic… Continue Reading
Jalapeno Baby Back Pork Ribs - Sprinkle 1 rack of baby back pork ribs liberally with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Jalapeno Rub and rub it into the meat. Wrap ribs in aluminium foil and allow to marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor development. Place ribs in a baking pan and bake in a pre-heated oven at 325º… Continue Reading
Blue Cheese Chipotle Burger - Saute 1/4 onion in butter until clear. Allow to cool. Mix 2 tablespoons Chipotle Hamburger Seasoningwith 1 lb. fresh ground beef and sauteed onions. Form patties of the desired size and grill to a medium-well temperature, topping with blue cheese crumbles just before the meat is done to allow a slight melt. Place patty on… Continue Reading
Fried Fish, Shrimp or Oysters - Mix 2 Tbsp Bolner’s Fiesta Seafood Seasoning with one cup flour or cornmeal. Beat one egg with one cup of milk. Dredge the fish fillets, shrimp, or oysters in the seasoned flour or cornmeal, then the milk and egg mixture, then again in the dry mixture to coat thoroughly. Fry in 350°F oil until golden… Continue Reading
Black Bean Ole’ - Our Aunt Bev Loves her black beans. She suggests 1 lb. Black Beans, 1-14 oz. can whole tomatoes, 8 Tbls. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Black Bean Ole' Seasoning, 1 1/2 quarts water, and 1 lb. ham chunks or sausage. Rinse beans and cover with water and tomatoes. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and… Continue Reading
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon - If you're looking for a fun and flavorful meal that's perfect for any occasion, look no further than fajitas! These sizzling hot dishes are a crowd-pleaser that are fully customizable and versatile, making them perfect for parties, challenges, or simply a satisfying meal. From the sizzle of the skillet to the mouth-watering aroma, fajitas are… Continue Reading
Chorizo Sausage - 2 lbs. ground pork or beef 10 tablespoons (2 1/2 oz.) Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Chorizo Mix 3 oz. vinegar Salt (optional) Mix all of the ingredients together and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 24 hours. The sausage will develop a better flavor if the ingredients are mixed together the day before cooking. When… Continue Reading
Southwest Style Fajita Tacos - 1. Sprinkle fajitas (skirt steaks) generously with Southwest Style Fajita Seasoning. 2. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight). 3. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just done. 4. Slice the meat… Continue Reading
Quick & Easy Spanish Rice - 1 Tbs cooking oil 1 cup uncooked rice 1 - 7oz can tomato sauce 1 Tbs Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Spanish Rice Seasoning 2 Cups water Heat the oil in a pan that has a tight fitting lid. Add the rice and fry it until it starts to turn brown. Stir in tomato sauce, Spanish Rice… Continue Reading
Bacon-Wrapped Wild Game - Directions for large pieces of Game (Ham, Shoulders, Backstrap, Geese, Duck): 2 cups of oil 1 can of beer or 1 cup vinegar 4 teaspoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Wild Game Rub Mix ingredients together to create a marinade, and marinade meat in refrigerate overnight, turning once. Discard juices wrap your game in bacon and barbecue… Continue Reading
Classic Italian Red Sauce - 1 tablespoon of oil 1 lb. hamburger meat 2 cloves fresh garlic (chopped) 1 medium onion (chopped) 2 stalks celery (chopped) 1 teaspoon parsley (chopped) 1 1/2 oz. can tomato paste 1 1/2 oz. can whole tomato (chopped) 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 3 cups of water 2 teaspoons BOLNER's FIESTA BRAND ZESTY ITALIAN DELIGHT Brown… Continue Reading
Red Beans and Rice - 1 lb. red beans 1lb. sausage or ham Put 1 lb. red beans in a 4-5 quart pot. Cover with water and soak for 2 hours. Drain water, add back seven cups of water and one package (½ jar) of River Road ® Red Beans and Rice Seasoning. Add 1 lb. sausage or ham or… Continue Reading
Shrimp Pasta - Melt 1/2 stick of butter in a large skillet.  Whisk in 1 package (or 5 Tbs) of Seafood Pasta seasoning and 1.5 cups of milk.  Simmer for 5-7 minutes until sauce thickens.  Add 1 lb of peeled and deveined shrimp and cook until just pink, about 4 minutes.  Serve hot over pasta and garnish with… Continue Reading
Boiled Whole Crab - Add 1/2 cup (1/2 jar) River Road ® Seafood Boil to 2 quarts of water in a 4-5 quart pot and bring to a boil. Add 3 lbs of shrimp, crab or crawfish and return to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes, remove from heat and let seafood soak in hot water for 15 minutes… Continue Reading
Italian Garlic Bread - Melt unsalted butter or margarine and spread evenly over bread. Sprinkle seasoning lightly and top with grated Parmesan cheese. (Optional: sprinkle chopped chives or parsley over cheese). Heat at 325' until crisp. Also delicious on vegetables and popcorn. Continue Reading
Venison Sausage - 12 oz. jar seasons 25 lbs. Venison or Pork Trimmings 24 oz. jar seasons 50 lbs. Venison or Pork Trimmings 1 jar FIESTA VENISON SAUSAGE SEASONING (casing for links optional) Mix the meat and the seasoning together. Add the small package of cure (pink) if the sausage is to be smoked. Grind the sausage and… Continue Reading
Breakfast Sausage - Thoroughly mix 2 tablespoons Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Pan Sausage Seasoning with 1 lb. ground turkey, pork, beef or game. Form patties and fry. Use as a main or side dish, or fry, crumble and scramble with eggs. Sausage freezes well. Sausage makes delicious barbecue. Always use good food handling practices when preparing sausage. The contents… Continue Reading
Garlic Salad Dressing - For the perfect salad dressing, combine 2 tablespoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Garlic Salad Dressing mix with 1-1/4 cup mayonnaise, 3 teaspoons wine vinegar and 1/3 cup water. Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Garlic Salad Dressing makes an excellent dip! Also try it on raw or steamed vegetables, especially artichokes. Flavor hint: Sprinkle dry mix on chicken before… Continue Reading
Hamburger Deluxe - It's hard to resist the mouth-watering aroma of a freshly grilled hamburger. Whether you're at a backyard BBQ or a fast-food joint, these juicy patties have become a staple in the diets of many people around the globe. But what is it about hamburgers that make them so irresistible? Perhaps it's the endless customization options,… Continue Reading
Chicken Fajita Tacos Al Carbon - Are you looking for a fun and flavorful food option for your next party or gathering? Look no further than fajitas! These customizable and versatile dishes are a crowd-pleaser, perfect for challenging your friends to a fajita-making competition or simply enjoying a delicious meal together. Charcoal-Grilled Chicken Fajitas and Flour Tortillas Instructions: Sprinkle boneless chicken… Continue Reading
Beef or Game Meat Jerky - Cut beef or game meat into strips and season heavily with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Jerky Seasoning. Rub seasoning into meat. For indoor jerky, hang seasoned meat strips in oven and dry overnight at 175 degrees. For smoke flavor, barbecue briefly before hanging in oven or dry over low fire on a barbecue pit or in… Continue Reading
Carne Guisada Tacos - Ingredients: 2 lb. Carne Guisada Meat (1/2 inch cubes beef and/or pork) 2 tablespoons oil Water 5 tablespoons (or to taste) Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Carne Guisada Seasoning Directions Brown the meat in 2 tablespoons of oil. Add 2 cups of water and SIMMER the stew covered at a low heat until the meat is tender. Add… Continue Reading
Texas-Style Steak - When hunger strikes, T-Bone steak takes the Crown! Cooking a T-Bone steak with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Texas-Style Steak Seasoning is a great way to add a zesty blend of spices that will transport your taste buds straight to the Lone Star State. So, fire up the grill, your favorite beverage, and get ready to sink… Continue Reading
Spicy Meat Cutlets - Slice one beef, pork, or venison tenderloin into 1/2-inch-thick pieces. Place inside plastic zip top bag and flatten each piece with mallet. Remove from plastic bag and marinate in 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons BOLNER'S FIESTA BRAND Cayenne Pepper, and 2 tablespoons BOLNER'S FIESTA BRAND Fajita Seasoning for 30 minutes. Place 2 cups flour in… Continue Reading
Authentic Menudo - Menudo is best served piping hot with tortillas for dipping, and can be chilled and reheated for several days, which only intensifies the flavor. 8 lb. tripe 1 fresh pig's foot 1 jar (4 oz.) or to taste Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Menudo Spice Mix Water Salt to taste 1 28 oz. can of hominy Chopped… Continue Reading
Mexican-Style Vermicelli - Enjoy traditional Mexican noodle soup, sopa de fideos! Lightly brown 5 to 7 oz. box of fideo (or any very thin pasta) in two tablespoons of cooking oil, bacon grease or lard. Add one 14-16 oz. size can of whole tomatoes (chopped and with juice), two tablespoons of Fideo Ole' Seasoning and 1 1/2 cups… Continue Reading
Mild Chili Sauce - 2 tablespoons cooking oil 3 tablespoons flour 4 tablespoons BOLNER'S FIESTA BRAND NEW MEXICO GROUND CHILI 2 cups chicken stock or water 2 cloves garlic or 1/4 tsp. garlic powder. 1/4 tsp. salt or to taste Sauté flour in oil over medium heat until brown. Add garlic and chili and cook 1 minute more. This… Continue Reading
Pinto Beans - 1 lb. dry pinto beans 4 oz. ham hock or salt pork 3 tablespoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Pinto Bean Seasoning Water to cover beans Pick through and rinse one pound of beans. Put beans in a pot, cover with water and soak in refrigerator overnight. Pour off all the water and fill the pot with… Continue Reading
Picadillo - Brown 1 1/2 lb. hamburger meat in its' own fat. Add 3 diced potatoes, 1-14 oz. can chopped tomato, 4 tablespoons of Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Picadillo Ole' and water to cover. Simmer over low heat until potatoes are tender. Add water when necessary. Serve as a main dish or spoon mixture into hot flour tortillas. Continue Reading
Brisket - Are you a meat lover on the hunt for the perfect cut? Look no further than brisket! This mouth-watering beef delicacy is a staple in the world of barbecue, known for its irresistible combination of tender texture and bold flavor. Whether you prefer it smoked low and slow or braised to perfection, brisket is a… Continue Reading
Seasoned Blue Crab - Dampen fresh whole blue crab and expose the basket. Dredge the whole crab in the Bolner's Fiesta BBQ Crab Seasoning and fry quickly in hot oil or broil in very hot oven. Enjoy other Bolner's Fiesta Seafood Seasonings such as; Cajun Redfish, Game Fish Seasoning, Cajun-All, and Creaole Seasoning. Continue Reading
Mole Poblano Shredded Chicken Tacos - Mix 1 oz. of Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Mole Poblano in a cup of broth or water. Fry in 2 tablespoons of lard about 5 minutes. Add 1 lb. any kind of shredded chicken white meat. Serve hot. For turkey or hen, use 1 oz. of Fiesta Mole Poblano to each 1 lb. of meat. Continue Reading
Bolner Family Tamale Experience - Makes25 to 30 Dozen Read these instructions thoroughly before beginning. It is best to have four to five people helping you. Shopping list: To begin your experience you will need the following items: 12 lb. Wet Masa (fresh ground corn which can be purchased at a local Molino) See note below. 4 lb. Pure Lard… Continue Reading
Seasoned Tamale Masa - 6 cups masa flour 5 cups water, broth or stock 1 packet BOLNER'S FIESTA BRAND TAMALE MASA SEASONING 1 lb. lard, melted By hand or in a heavy mixer, blend masa, liquid and spices. Continue mixing while adding melted lard. If using prepared, wet masa, start with four pounds and simply blend in the spices… Continue Reading