Fried Rice (Chou Lan Fan)

2 tbs peanut oil or salad oil 1/2 cup diced cooked ham or spam 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 1/4 cup Joy’s Chile Jam 3 cups cold cooked rice* 1/2 cup chopped onion 4 tbs soy sauce 1 egg, beaten Heat oil on medium to medium high, beat until hot in heavy […]

Chile Jam Glaze

1 10 oz. jar Hot or Mild Joy’s Chile Jam 1 tsp dry mustard 1 tbs soy sauce 1 tbs grated orange peel Combine Joy’s Chile Jam, mustard, soy sauce and orange peel in a small sauce pan. Heat over low heat until jam melts. Stir to blend – do not boil! Use Joy’s Chile […]

Layered Bean Dip

16 oz. can refried beans (seasoned) 1/2 jar Chimayo Red Chile Jam 3 avocados 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 2 tbs lemon juice 1 package dry taco sauce mix 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 cup sour cream 1 small can black olives, sliced 3 green onions, chopped 2 tomatoes 1/2 lb […]

Hot Wilted Spinach Salad

The spinach “wilts” when the dressing is poured over, so be sure the dressing is hot.  For a less hearty salad, omit the cheese and the nuts. Dressing: 2 tbs “Hot” Joy’s Chile Jam 4 slices bacon 1 tsp Salsa Mix 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1 tbs soy sauce Salad: 4 cups fresh spinach, washed/crisped/chopped […]

Joy’s Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies bring back holiday memories of Grandma, hot cocoa, sitting around the fireplace and dreaming of Santa. 3/4 cup of any Joy’s Chile Jams 2/3 cup butter or margarine at room temperature 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 egg, separated 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped Cream […]