cowboy candy

Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

The pairing of sweet and heat comes to absolute life in cowboy candy, a.k.a. candied jalapeños. It’s the two flavors in their simplest form, with a little tang to boot. Cowboy candy is a go-to when you have those extra jalapeño peppers sitting around at …

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Old Bay Popcorn

Old Bay Popcorn

Sure you could just microwave up some popcorn and sprinkle it with Old Bay—no judgement here. We’ve done that, too. But Old Bay popcorn is so much better when you’ve oil popped the corn kernels and butter-coated it just right with the crab spice, salt, …

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Extra-spiced cowboy candy

Extra-Spiced Cowboy Candy

Extra-spiced cowboy candy (a.k.a. candied jalapeños), blends the fiery heat of jalapeños with the sweet allure of sugar, honey, and all sorts of flavorful spices. This is a fun-to-eat treat that works just as well as a snack as it does as a side to …

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Air Fryer BBQ Chickpeas

Air Fryer BBQ Chickpeas

Bold, earthy, and smoky are all here in this air fryer BBQ chickpeas recipe. For me, that’s a trio that creates pure eating satisfaction. Add to it how quick these are to make (and healthier too than fried chips), it’s a total win to satisfy …

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Jalapeno MInt Smoothie

Jalapeño Mint Smoothie

It’s not only sweet and spicy that works, minty and spicy works very well too! For instance, this jalapeño mint smoothie recipe is sure to bring a smile post-workout or as a healthy dessert option. Jalapeño peppers are medium-heat chilies, but they sit in a …

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Spiced Plum and Amaretti Crumble

Spiced Plum And Amaretti Crumble

Make it hot or not, this sweet and spiced plum and amaretti crumble will have you coming back for more. The amaretti biscuits provide delicious crunchiness, with that tasty amaretto flavor. It’s a perfect culinary foil to the sweet and tangy plumb flavor. Plus, there’s …

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Mexican Brownies

Mexican Brownies

Brownies are always a family favorite, and if you and yours love spice in your life, mixing in a little heat is a real treat. This Mexican brownies recipe does just that, mixing the spiciness of the cayenne pepper with delicious sweet, earthy chocolate. We …

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Spicy chili chocolate truffles

Spicy Chocolate Chili Truffles: A Simple Luxury

Heat, stir, chill, and roll. That’s all it takes to create the divine pleasure of our gorgeous spicy chocolate chili truffles. And with a little more effort, you can add an extra layer of super-luxury — a praline coating. When something’s this good, it’s hardly …

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Mexican Chocolate Pudding

Mexican Chocolate Pudding

It’s the simple things that sometimes bring the greatest joy. That’s how we feel about Mexican chocolate pudding. It’s so simple, yet it’s a sure smile maker. There are so many flavors here. Cinnamon is key for any Mexican chocolate pudding, providing that lovely warmth …

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Jalapeno and Vodka Jello

Jalapeño And Vodka Jello

Now, obviously, this one is for the adults only. Jalapeño and vodka jello is the type of sweet treat that will help get any gathering going. It’s a tasty berry experience, with only a gentle hint of red jalapeño that tickles the tongue. This is …

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