Recipes

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 lime 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 Uncle Chris’s Continue Reading
Roasted Cauliflower with Chili and Lime - We are obsessed with roasted cauliflower around here! It’s a quick, easy and tasty keto and low carb side dish options! There is something magical that happens when you roast cauliflower florets…they transform into succulent, nutty caramelized nuggets of yumminess with a hint of buttery sweetness. All that to say that roasted cauliflower is amazingly Continue Reading
Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant - In my book, Italian food is one of the ultimate comfort foods, but for me it was never about the pasta and so much more about the amazing, savory, sauces and of course the cheesiness! Honestly, living a low carb or keto lifestyle, I think Italian food is one of the easiest types of dishes 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 Tbsp. sugar 1 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
Keto Jambalaya with Shrimp & Andouille - If you are a lover of Cajun food and seafood, this Shrimp & Sausage Keto Jambalaya is for you!  Packed with spicy andouille sausage and sweet, juicy shrimp combined with Cajun spiced cauliflower rice, this just may be my new favorite keto dish…and best of all it’s a one pot wonder!
Cajun Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp w/ Cranberry Dipping Sauce - If your looking for an unforgettable, show stopping appetizer for your New Years celebration, look no further. These Cajun Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp are going to ensure you kick off the new year with a bang! Sweet tender shrimp stuffed with jalapeno, wrapped in bacon, smoked and topped with gooey pepper jack cheese…these morsels are Continue Reading
Blackened Venison Tenderloin w/ Spicy Brussels Sprouts & Cajun Cream Sauce - Blackened Venison Tenderloin & Spicy Brussels Sprouts with Cajun Cream Sauce is an absolute show stopper! Perfect for a weeknight meal or to entertain, this flavor packed low carb and keto friendly meal can be on the table in under an hour This is one amazing meal that no one will be able to stop Continue Reading
Venison Parmesan – Low Carb, Keto Friendly, GF - If you have a freezer full of venison you don’t know what to do with…listen up. This is life changing. Quick & easy Texas style Venison Parmesan puts a Texas spin on a classic Italian dish…and better yet it’s low carb, keto friendly, gluten free and insanely delish. Fork tender pieces of venison loin coated Continue Reading
Chicken Tortilla Soup with Bolner’s Fiesta Brand Spices: 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
Bayou Shrimp Salad with Avocado - Lately, I have been trying to meal prep a few more weekly lunch options. I have been noticing that Maddie and the Cowboy often skip breakfast so when they come in for lunch they are just ravenous! Well, sandwiches and lettuce wraps only go so far around here and it’s great to have ready to Continue Reading
Blackened Redfish Taco Bowls – GF, LC, Keto - One of our favorite things to do as a family is go to the coast and fish! Since we moved up to the Ranch, we don’t make it down to the coast as much as we’d like but thank goodness for family and friends that supply us with our Redfish! It’s about that time of Continue Reading
Venison Stroganoff – Low Carb, Keto, GF - Venison Stroganoff is my idea of the perfect comfort food! Hearty, stick to your ribs, full of amazing flavor, comfort food. This version uses venison instead of the usual beef but still has all of the amazing flavors of a traditional stroganoff! Perfectly low carb, keto friendly and gluten free…served over a bed of mashed Continue Reading
Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Pizza – LC, GF, Keto - Our family loves pizza night, we all have our favorite toppings and even our favorite crusts…but sometimes on pizza night we are want something a little out of the box. Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Pizza is one of our favorite pizza creations! This Chicken Taco Pizza combines our love of our two favorite things…tacos and pizza. Continue Reading
Pico de Gallo Crispy Chicken Thighs - Baked chicken thighs are a favorite weeknight meal around here…super quick, easy to prepare and so tasty! When it the day gets hectic, it’s great to know that while everyone is showering and cleaning up for the evening, I have dinner in the oven working away! Pico de Gallo Crispy Chicken Thighs put a delicious Continue Reading
Loaded Chorizo Burgers – Low Carb, Keto, GF - Tired of the same dinners week after week? Spice up things up with Loaded Chorizo Burgers! The weather is finally cooling off a bit and we got a good amount of rain last week around here which we needed desperately! Things are finally starting to green up! For me, this is perfect burger weather! Now, Continue Reading
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo - Ingredients: 1 cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Green Bell Pepper, chopped 2 Celery Ribs, chopped 1 Tablespoon Fresh Thyme 4 cloves Garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Paprika 2 Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Bay Leaves ½ teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Cayenne Pepper 1 teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Fajita Seasoning Continue Reading
Orange Pepper Rub - 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 - 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 - 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) Rub the pepper into the meat Continue Reading
San Antonio Style Chili - Serves 6-8 2 lb. Chili meat or ground beef 1 Tb Oil 2 cups Water 8 Tbsp. Bolner's Fiesta Quick Chili Mix 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 to desired Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili - Serves 6-8 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 Glutamate Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili Using Fiesta Brand Ancho Chili Pods - Serves 6-8 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 Monosodium Continue Reading
Enchiladas - Serves 4-6 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 Heat ¼ cup oil in a skillet Continue Reading
Recipe for Chicken Flavor Concentrate - For 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. Makes authentic Caldo de Polio or Chicken Noodle Soup. Muy Sabroso!
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 - 2-12 oz. cans Tomato Paste 28 oz. can Diced Tomatoes 10 cups Water 1.5 lb. cross-cut Beef Ribs or Pork Ribs 1 Tbs. Oil 1 Medium Onion (Finely Chopped) 6 Sprigs Parsley (Finely Chopped) 4 Celery Ribs (Finely Chopped) 10 Cloves Garlic (Finely Chopped) In a 3 gallon pot, brown the ribs in 3 Tbs. Continue Reading
Veggie Sprinkle - For grilled vegetables, slice your veggies of choice into ¼” thick slices and lay out on aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle liberally with Veggie Sprinkles! Grill on the BBQ pit or broil in the oven until desired tenderness is reached. Also try Veggie Sprinkles on salad for an added zing!
Jalapeno Rub - 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 seasoning with 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 a 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 Pepper, Whole - 2 6 oz. steaks (your favorite cut) 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Whole 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) Place the peppercorn in a towel Continue Reading
Black Pepper, Ground - 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) Rub the pepper into the meat 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
New Orleans Style Chicken - Melt 2 sticks butter or margarine. Add 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce, 1 package (½ jar) of River Road ® New Orleans Style Chicken Seasoning, and blend. In a shallow baking dish, arrange 2 lbs. of chicken pieces and pour mixture over evenly. Place in a 350* oven for 2 hours. Serve with rice and French Continue Reading
Cajun Meat Loaf - Mix 2 lbs. of ground meat and/or pork with 2 eggs, ½ loaf grated dry bread (French bread is best when available), 2-3 tbsp. seasoning and 2 tsp. Salt (optional). Form into loaf and bake 1 hour ant 350'. Mixture can also be formed into meatballs and fried for eating.
Cajun Jambalaya - Combine one packet (1/2 jar) of River Road ® Jambalaya Seasoning with 3 cups water or broth and bring to a boil. Add 1 cup raw rice, 3 oz. tomato paste, and/or 1 lb. ham, sausage, shrimp, or chicken. Simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring once. Also microwaveable.
Cajun Gumbo - Sauté 1 lb. sliced okra in 1 tbsp. oil until ropiness is gone (about 20 min.) and set aside. In a heavy pot, heat 2 tbsp. oil. Gradually add 2 tbsp. flour, stirring constantly until dark brown. Gradually add ½ cup water, then ½ can tomato paste. Blend well. Add additional 3 ½ cups water, Continue Reading
Green Pepper Steak - Combine the contents of this package with ½ cup of water, ½ cup wine, and ½ cup olive oil. Pour over 1 ½-3-lbs. round steak, sliced into ¼ " strips. Marinate for 3 hours, turning once. Remove meat, pat dry, lightly flour, and brown in 2 tbsp. Oil. Drain cooking oil and marinade. Cover and Continue Reading
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon - (Charcoal-grilled fajitas & flour tortillas) Sprinkle fajitas (skirt, flank, thin sirloin, etc.) generously with Fajita Seasoning. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight, covered overnight. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook Continue Reading
Etouffee Seasoning - Melt 1 stick of butter in a large skillet. Add 1 lb. Peeled deveined shrimp (approx. 3 lbs. unpeeled shrimp) OR 1 lb. thawed crawfish tails. Sauté until heated thoroughly; add 1 cup water, 1 package (½ jar)River Road Etouffee Seasoning, ½ cup chopped green onions, and 1 Tbs Lemon juice. Cook covered until mixture Continue Reading
Creole Pot Roast - Lightly flour and brown 3-5 lbs. roast. Drain cooking oil when the meat is browned. Add the bag of River Road ® Creole Pot Roast seasoning, 2 cups water, and 2 Tbs. Tomato paste or 1 small can tomato sauce. (Optional: add ¼ cup wine). Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat, and cook until tender. Continue Reading
Chicken Fettuccini - Melt 1 stick of butter in a large skillet. Add 2 lbs. boneless chicken breast (cut into chunks) and sauté until heated thoroughly. Add 1 cup half and half or heavy cream, 1 package River Road Chicken Fettuccine Seasoning, ½ cup chopped green onions, and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice. Cook covered until mixture thickens and 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. Continue Reading
Southwest Style Fajita Tacos - 1. Sprinkle fajitas (skirt steaks) generously with 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 across the grain. Continue Reading
Demon Dip - Reserve the liquid from one 16 oz. Can of whole tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes. Mix the contents of this package, the reserved liquid and the chopped tomatoes and chill. Serve with corn chips or vegetables.
Creole Sauce - 3 Tbs River Road ® Creole Seasoning 4 Tbs butter 1 cup Peeled or Chopped Tomatoes 1 cup Tomato Sauce 1/2 tsp Louisiana Style Hot Sauce 3/4 cup Chopped Onion 3/4 cup Chopped Celery 3/4 cup Chopped Bell Pepper 1 1/2 tsp Chopped Garlic 1 1/2 cup Chicken Stock 1 tsp Sugar Melt butter in Continue Reading
Cajun Bread Topping - Melt unsalted butter or margarine and spread evenly over bread. Sprinkle Cajun Bread Topping 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.
Blackened Fish - Heat cast iron skillet until extremely hot (minimum 10 min.). In a separate pan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter per 8 oz. Filet. Dip filets in butter, and then coat both sides with River Road Blackened Seasoning. Cook each side until it appears to be charred (1 ½ - 2 min.).
Chili Mix Recipe - Brown one pound chili meat in 2 oz. suet. Add one heaping tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand Chili Mix Seasoning and one pint water. Cook slowly 45 minutes. Thicken if desired. For higher seasoning, add more Chili Mix.
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 - Recipe for large pieces ( Hams, Shoulders, Backstrap, Geese, and Ducks) 2 cups of oil 1 can of beer or 1 cup vinegar 4 teaspoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Wild Game Rub Mix all ingredients together, pour marinade over meat and refrigerate overnight turning once. Place bacon strips on meat and barbecue or bake over moderate Continue Reading
Red Beans and Rice Seasoning - 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
Veggie Sprinkles – Lynwood Farms - Veggie Sprinkles is a delicious blend of seasonings that adds zest to any cooked vegetable. Sprinkle on your favorite steamed, stir-fried, broiled or baked vegetables such as broccoli, green beans, squash, or carrots. For a South Texas treat, brush de-seeded poblano, Anaheim and red bell peppers with olive oil and Bar-B-Que until tender. Season with 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
Seafood 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
Seafood Boil - 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
Potato Patties - 1 lb. potatoes 3 eggs 1-3/4 oz. package Bolner's Fiesta Brand Ground Shrimp 1 tablespoon butter (or to taste) salt & pepper to taste Boil potatoes until done, rinse and mash, adding butter, salt, and pepper to taste. Separate egg whites and yolks. Whip egg whites on high for about 2 minutes until soft peaks form, 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.
Dirty Rice Seasoning - Use one pound of ground pork, beef or chicken. Brown meat and drain. Add 2¼ cups of water, one tablespoon of butter or margarine 1 cup of rice and 5 Tablespoons (1/3 jar) of River Road® Dirty Rice Seasoning. Stir until mixed. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20-25 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
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
Tuna Salad - Mix 3 Tbs River Road ® Tuna Fish Seasoning with 1/3 cup of mayonnaise and a 12oz can of tuna fish. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Also delicious for chicken salad.
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon (Charcoal-grilled fajitas & flour tortillas) - 1. Sprinkle fajitas (skirt, flank, thin sirloin, etc.) generously with Fajita Seasoning. 2. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight, covered overnight. 3. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just Continue Reading
Jerky Seasoning - 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 a Continue Reading
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon (Chicken) - 1. Sprinkle boneless chicken breast generously with Seasoning. 2. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development. 3. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just done. 4. Slice the meat across the grain. Place on hot flour tortillas. Garnish with Continue Reading
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon (Chicken) - 1. Sprinkle boneless chicken breast generously with Seasoning. 2.Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development. 3.Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just done. 4.Slice the meat across the grain. Place on hot flour tortillas. Garnish with guacamole cheese and Continue Reading
Hamburger Deluxe - Add 1 teaspoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Hamburger Deluxe to one pound of meat 30 minutes prior to cooking or refrigerate up to 24 hours for maximum flavor development. Form into 4 oz. patties. Cook quickly over hot charcoal fire or pan fry until done (internal temperature 170 degrees F). Place in a bun and garnish 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 - 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 water. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed...about 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 Direction: 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. Continue Reading
Recipe for Cayenne Pepper - 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. Continue Reading
Crab, Shrimp, & Crawfish Boil - Add ½ cup of Bolner's Fiesta Brand ® Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish Boil Seasoning to 2 quarts of water and bring it to a boil. Add 3 pounds of Crab, Shrimp, Crawfish, Lobster or other seafood. After water returns to a boil allow to cook for approximately 2-5 minutes. When shrimp are bright pink and Continue Reading
Cajun Red Fish & Meat - 1.) Brush both sides of a fish our meat fillet with melted butter. 2.) Sprinkle both sides of the fillet with a generous amount of seasoning. 3.) Heat a heavy skillet (cast iron works best) until extremely hot (at least ten minutes on high heat). Place a fillet in the pan and spoon on 1 Continue Reading
Texas Style Steak - 1. Sprinkle steak generously with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Texas Style Steak Seasoning. 2. Let steaks stand for 1 hour for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderization occurs when left refrigerated overnight). 3. Sear the steaks quickly over a hot charcoal fire or on a griddle or fry-pan. Do not over-cook meat. 4. Enjoy steaks with Continue Reading
Broiled Game Fish - 1. Heavily season both sides of a 3/4” thick fish fillet with BOLNER’S FIESTA BRAND® GAME FISH SEASONING. 2. Broil five minutes (less for thinner fillets) on each side in a lightly oiled pan. Do not overcook. Optional gamefish sauce: 2 oz. butter 2 oz. sliced almonds 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1/3 cup white wine Continue Reading
Mole Poblano - 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 cooked meat. Serve hot. For turkey or hen , use 1 oz. of Fiesta Mole Poblano to each 1 lb. or meat.
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.
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon (Charcoal-grilled fajitas & flour tortillas) - 1. Sprinkle fajitas (skirt, flank, thin sirloin, etc.) generously with Fajita Seasoning. 2. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight, covered overnight. 3. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just Continue Reading
Brisket Rub - Brisket 1. Slightly dampen Brisket and rub thoroughly on all sides with generous amount of seasoning. 2. Refrigerate Brisket overnight for full flavor development and tenderization. 3. Bake covered in oven for 6 hours at 225 degrees or barbecue over low fire 8-12 hours until tender. Note: This seasoning can be used on any kind Continue Reading
Brisket Rub – Salt Free - 1. Slightly dampen Brisket and rub thoroughly on all sides with generous amount of seasoning. 2. Refrigerate Brisket overnight for full flavor development and tenderization. 3. Bake covered in oven for 6 hours at 225 degrees or barbecue over low fire 8-12 hours until tender. Note: This seasoning can be used on any kind of Continue Reading
Barbecued Shrimp - Melt 2 sticks unsalted butter or margarine with 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce. In a shallow baking dish, combine butter, Barbecued Shrimp Seasoning and 2-3 lbs. unpeeled, deheaded shrimp. Place in a 350* oven for 20 min. or until shrimp are just pink. Serve with rice and French bread.
Bolner Family Tamale Experience - Makes 25 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 Continue Reading
Tijuana Ole’ ® - Sprinkle any thin steak generously with Fiesta Brand® Tijuana Ole'. Let stand 30 minutes prior to cooking or refrigerate up to 24 hours for maximum flavor development and tenderization. Sear Steak Al Carbon quickly over a hot charcoal fire to seal in juices, then cook until done ( internal temperature of 170 degrees F). Slice Continue Reading
Recipe for Tamale Wrappers - Use these parchment tamale wrappers exactly as you would use real Corn Shucks, however, it is not necessary to separate, trim or soak these before use. Simply spread the masa, add the filling, and steam as your recipe requires. Remove before eating tamales.
Seasoned Tamale Meat - 4 lb. coarse ground pork 1 packet BOLNER'S FIESTA BRAND TAMALE MEAT SEASONING Water Brown pork and then add spice mix and enough water to cover. Cook until very tender, about 1 hour. Drain broth and let meat cool.
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
Tamale Fixin’s® - Please read entire recipe before starting In addition to this kit, you will need to purchase: 4 pounds of coarse ground pork, chicken, or beef 1 pound of lard 6 cups masa flour (about 2 pounds) Place corn shucks in warm water to soak and soften while preparing other ingredients. Meat preparation: 4lb coarse ground Continue Reading
Beef Tacos - 1 tablespoon of oil 1 lb. ground beef 1 tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Taco Seasoning 1/2 cup water 12 taco shells Chopped onions, tomato, lettuce and picante sauce for garnish. Heat the oil in a skillet and brown the meat. Add the water and the seasoning and simmer the meat on low heat until done( 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.
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
Steamed Artichokes - Artichokes are one of those vegetables that are often forgotten about, but are oh-so-delicious! Growing up, it was always a treat to find out an artichoke was steaming - they are definitely a Bolner family favorite. This particular recipe was shared with me by a cousin of mine, and has quickly become popular in my Continue Reading
Springtime Shrimp Boil - Tis the season for shrimp and crawfish boils! With a unique blend of savory and hot spices and herbs, our Crab, Shrimp & Crawfish Boil Seasoning will leave you and your friends licking your fingers and wanting more. Perfect for a Friday night Lenten dish or a spring break neighborhood block party, this is a Continue Reading
Crunchy Tacos - Crunchy tacos are one of my go-to dishes since they are so simple and delicious. Whether you are cooking for two or ten, Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Taco Seasoning can help you create a straighforward meal that everyone will enjoy! Ingredients (Makes 6 crunchy tacos) 6 taco shells 1 Tablespoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Taco Seasoning (more Continue Reading