Friday, October 28, 2011

Devilish In A Pickle Spicy Eggs And Other Holiday Treats

     The holidays were meant for fun, and easy to prepare dishes like our Devilish in a pickle Spicy Eggs for Halloween entertaining or what a bout Worms in Dirt ... that one we have to give the credit to diva Martha Stewart!  Whether you are preparing to host ghosts and goblins or you're looking ahead to Thanksgiving our spicy eggs are always a hit!  And for Halloween you can't go wrong with the worms (cue a devilish chuckle here)!

8 large eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 TBL Dijon mustard
1 TBL in a pickle Original juice
2 TBL chopped in a pickle Originals
2 TBL chopped pimentos
Parsley to garnish

Place eggs in a large pot, cover eggs with water and bring to a boil. Set a timer for 8 minutes. After 8 minutes, drain and run cool water over the eggs. Let cool; peel and cut in half lengthwise.

Next, Remove yolks and place in a mixing bowl; using a fork mash with mayonnaise, mustard, and pickle juice. Stir in chopped pickles and pimentos.

Spoon egg mixture into egg halves, garnish with parsley and paprika.

Worms In Dirt
8 hot dogs, sliced lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick strips
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and chopped

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat and reduce to simmer; add hot dogs and simmer until they begin to curl; drain.
Place the chopped beans in a serving bowl and tuck the hot dogs in and out of the beans...
Goblins will LOVE this!

For other holiday entertaining this fall and winter check out our seasonal small batch jams... Spiked Pear Chocolate; Bourban Cinnamon, Cranberry Orange and Lemon-Pear Vanilla... Can you say, "Splendiferous" ...  Grab our pickles online, call us at 817.584.5835 for our jams or come say "Hey" at our upcoming locations...

We will be in Carrollton this Saturday, October 29th at Fall Harvest on the Square from 10 am - 2 pm AND Sunday in Dallas at the UP Flea in Snider Plaza from 11 am - 5 pm.

Look for us in Fort Worth on November 2nd at TCU Community Farmers Market and Artfest just west of Sadler Hall 3 pm - 5:30 pm

And Friend us on FACEBOOK!!!!  Pickle Peeps UNITE!!!!!


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

in a pickle Fall Southern Comforts

When southerners think about comfort, a lot of time food comes to mind... We at  
in a pickle foods have some favorites to share this fall...

Mama's Fav Biscuits with a dab of butter and in a pickle's Apple Bourbon Cinnamon jam AND Karen's Grilled Crostini... These two favorites are absolutely incredible,  perfect for a morning delight or an evening appetizer.

Mama's Fav Biscuits
1 cup flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
Cut in...
3 TBLS Crisco
3/4 cups of buttermilk
Stir well, and roll out cutting with biscuit cutter.  Place biscuits in well oiled pan, add a pat of butter on top of each biscuit.  Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
Serve hot biscuits with in a pickle's Apple Bourbon Cinnamon jam!

Karen's Grilled Crostini
1 baguette sliced thin (about 60 pieces)
3/4 cup of olive oil
sea salt and ground pepper
in a pickle's Lemony Pear Vanilla Bean jam
Chevre Cheese (Goat Cheese)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slather oil on both sides of sliced baguette pieces, seasoning with both salt and pepper.  Bake about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, flipping each slice about half way through.  Cool and add a dab of in a pickle's Lemony Pear Vanilla Bean jam with a few sprinkles of cheese!

Bon appetit!... in a pickle style!

Fall is full of comfort especially here at in a pickle foods!  Catch us this Saturday at the White Rock Local Market - where it's the Artisan Food only market.  And remember the holidays are just around the corner, so don't wait to get our seasonal jams and jellies... once they are gone... it's adios amigos!

We're online at ... on the phone at 817.584.5835... and don't be surprised if you catch up with us at your local Farmers Market!

Friday, October 14, 2011

We're In A Pickle For You

We're in a pickle about YOU our pickle peeps!  We are always thinking about our pickle peeps: what you like; what would be a home run taste sensation for your pickle palate; how we can make your food experience better.

With service on our mind, we are introducing two more delightful, splendiferous, seasonal jams...Apple Bourbon Cinnamon Jam and Tipsy Cranberry Orange Jam... YUMMY!  These sassy new jams will make their debut at the Grand Prairie Farmer's Market in downtown Grand Prairie on West Main Street this Saturday from 8am until 1pm.

We're also looking forward to November when we estimate in a pickle foods' fancy food trailer will be rockin' and a rollin' in Fort Worth at the new Food Trailer Park.  The park is planned for a lot that is west of downtown at the 2500th block of Weisenberger Street north of the Montgomery Plaza shopping and residential area behind Target.  Look for us there soon, we'll be serving up some in a pickle splendiferous delights!

Also don't forget that if your in a pickle for holiday turkey's fried or roasted... contact in a pickle foods... James' is a cookin' !

Friday, October 7, 2011

Hanging with BIG TEX

We’ve been hanging with BIG TEX out at the The State Fair of Texas letting all of our pickle peeps and those that are new to the in a pickle experience sample our sweet and spicy Original pickles.

It's the 125th anniversary of The State Fair of Texas and there's lots going on out there!  in a pickle sampled at the fair last week and will be there this Saturday as well. Drop by and say "Hey"... we are in the Food and Fiber pavilion from 10am until noon!

If you can’t make the sampling you can always head out to White Rock Market where you can get our Original pickles and a host of our seasonal products like our newbie ..a splendiferious little ditty we named  
Spiked Pear Chocolate Jam
we mixed a little Kaluha, a little Godiva Chocolate,  to some scrumptious pears  and came up with a winner! Yeah!  That's what we are talking about... it's incredible!

Over the last few weeks we've been fussing over our sweet and spicy food trailer and hope to have some trailer stops in the near future.  Let us know what in a pickle delights you would like to see in the in a pickle food gourmet trailer … as our pickle peeps already know… we are all about great food, great flavors and happy customers!

James has also been working on our newest venture into catering.  Jame’s figures if in a pickle is cooking then why not share the love… the whole bird … the experience.  So if anyone is looking for an in a pickle whole bird experience for the holidays we’re the ones to call…fried, or roasted the in a pickle way!  

Also don’t wait too long to order our seasonal items for the holidays… many of our products are limited and once they are gone… they’re gone. 

And to all our pickle peeps... HAVE A SPLENDIFEROUS WEEKEND!!!