Ribs on the grill with Texas Pepper Jelly glaze on top.

Have you ever used Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy? It's a delicious, sweet, and spicy treat that is perfect for any occasion. And it's so easy to use to amp up your cooking! In this blog post, we'll give you some tips on how to use Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy. So let's get started!

What is Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy?

Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy is an exciting and flavorful way to add a unique twist to any dish. This sweet and spicy sauce has been gaining popularity in recent years, with its versatility making it perfect for everything from snacks to main courses. It's easy-to-use form makes it simple to incorporate into almost any recipe, giving your meals the extra kick they need. Whether you're looking for a change of pace or just want something new, Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy is sure to become one of your favorite ingredients!

Texas Pepper Jelly is the richest and most flavorful habanero pepper jelly on the market today. It was originally developed as a finishing glaze for ribs in order to get the perfect blend of a sweet and heat flavor profile while cooking competition ribs. And, many BBQ competitors have won using this as a finishing glaze.

But the uses for this product have really expanded. In short, Texas Pepper Jelly is an easy-to-use glaze for all your cooking. Use it on baked or broiled meats, BBQing or smoking, in baking, in cocktails, on ice cream, on vegetables, tacos, for stir frys, with dipping sauce,... you name it. It comes in many flavors. Some are made with habaneros for those who like heat. Others are made with sugar and without habaneros for those who prefer a sweeter taste profile.

How to use Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy?

When it comes to adding an extra bit of zest to your dishes, Texas Pepper Jelly is the perfect condiment. It's a pourable, brushable sauce that can be used at any stage of the cooking process and is meant to bring out the complexity of your cooking masterpiece. Whether you'd like to freshen up a chili or glaze a grilled pork loin, simply take a brush and sweep some of this delightful jelly over your food for an unexpected punch of flavor. With its spicy kick and sweet taste, Texas Pepper Jelly does not require much effort - just simply pour it over after you've finished cooking for a unique twist on classic dishes.

You can apply to your meat during the last 30 minutes of cooking and/or reapply Pepper Jelly during the resting process for your meat. Apply near the end of cooking for maximum flavor.

What do I use Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy on?

Any meat or fish. Use it for your pulled pork to take it over the top, add it as a glaze on flank steak to add a bit of sweet heat or try it on halibut or salmon for an easy way to add flavor to fish. We love it on ice cream and cheese and crackers. Or, dessert--a bit of Apple Cinnamon Rib Candy will make your next pie or cobbler taste amazing. Cherry Habanero goes great with chocolate. 

The Original Rib Candy rib sauce was created as a finishing sauce for ribs or finishing glaze cooking ribs. Its a brushable, pourable sauce that can be applied at almost any step during the cooking process. It also blends very well with your favorite BBQ sauce.

But don't be fooled by the name, this amazing sauce can be used on a variety of meats including, pork and lamb as well as a great glaze on grilled vegetables. Add just a bit when you're finished cooking to try it out.

Here are some of our suggestions:

  • The next time you make a pork loin brush some Mango Habanero Rib Candy and let it bring out another layer of flavor.
  • Use your favorite flavor on your ribs when wrapping and letting them rest
  • We love it on salmon and halibut. It adds a depth of flavor and a more complex flavor profile when paired with fish. It's so hard to add great flavor to fish quickly but Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy manages to do this beautifully.
  • It goes great with dairy products like cheese and ice cream.
  • Use it on desserts like cakes, apple pie and cobblers. A tablespoon of the Apple Cinnamon Rib Candy will amp up your next apple pie or cobbler. Think of complimentary flavors to bring out the best in your desserts. Peachy Peach goes great with cheesecake and Pineapple goes well with ice cream or a pineapple upside-down cake.

Don't be limited by using this great product on meat. We love it on ice cream, cream cheese and crackers, fish and a wide variety of other side dishes including with sweet potatoes, green beans and mushrooms.

What is the difference between Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy and Bird Bath?

While Bird Bath was originally made for poultry like chicken, turkey you can also use Rib Candy on poultry. It is a thicker sauce than Bird Bath and there are many more flavor options available.

Like Rib Candy this chicken sauce is pourable and brushable sauce. It goes on smooth and creates a beautiful shiny chicken glaze. While Bird Bath is designed to be used for all the poultry you cook including chicken, turkey, duck, and more, you can incorporate it into other recipes as well.

Texas Pepper Jelly Bird Bath can be used on anything where you want a thinner consistency: grilled cheese, panini, sandwiches, vegetables, dips, snacks like nuts

Is Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy really hot?

OK, so I have to start this off with we're from Texas and have eaten hot peppers since we were little. In our opinion, it's the perfect balance of sweet and heat. There is some heat to the habanero Pepper Jellies but not so much that your mouth will be burning afterwards. It's the perfect blend to raise your cooking to the next level.

Tips on how to store rib candy properly so it stays fresh longer

Store your Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. If you have any leftover, store in the refrigerator.

Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy is an excellent addition to any kitchen pantry. Not only can it be used as a finishing sauce for ribs, but it also has many other uses such as on pork and lamb, grilled vegetables, fish dishes, desserts like pies and cobblers, cheese and crackers, ice cream and more. It's the perfect balance of sweet and heat that will take your cooking up another level without making your mouth burn afterwards.

With Texas Pepper Jelly Rib Candy on hand you'll never have to worry about having uninspiring meals again!

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