Celebrate July 4th…Texas Style

By Case D. Fischer 4th of July is right  around the corner, and while we won’t be vying for our spots on Main Street to watch the annual parade this year, or having large family reunions to gather and celebrate, I still believe it’s important to mark Independence Day in some way. Of course, for…

Peach Aren’t Just for Cobbler Anymore

By Case D Fischer Summer is underway and the 4th of July is approaching, and I can’t let another week go by as we, and other area peach growers, are harvesting our peaches and enjoying the fruit of our labors, without sharing another great peach-centric recipe. We love our peaches here and our proud to…

Chicken Fried Steak with Sausage Gravy

By Case D. Fischer It’s Father’s Day Sunday and I’m not going to lie – I am looking forward to it! Dads get celebrated, waited on and cooked for. I already know what I am requesting for our Father’s Day meal – a good old Chicken Fried Steak with Sausage Gravy. Sometimes, it seems that…

Soy Sriracha Curry Soup

Serves 4 – Easily doubled Skill level: Easy Time:  15-20 minutes Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil½ cup matchstick carrots½ cup yellow squash sliced½ zucchini squash sliced½ cup sliced mushrooms1 teaspoon curry powder or to taste½ teaspoon ginger powder or 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger. ½ cup Fischer and Wieser Soy Sriracha Glaze1 lb. shrimp deveined and…

Pineapple Mango Salad Dressing

Serving size:  1 ½ cups Skill level: Easy Time:  10 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup plain yogurt½ teaspoon minced garlic¼ cup chopped cucumber½ cup Fischer and Wieser Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce¼ cup chopped ripe mangodash of salt or to taste Directions:In a blender combine all ingredients.  Blend until smooth.  Store refrigerated in a tightly closed…

Sassy Corn Bread

Ingredients: 1-15 oz. Krusteaz Honey Corn Bread2/3 cup milk¼ cup oil1/3 cup Fischer and Wieser Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce1 egg beaten Directions: Mix all ingredients just until blended, do not over mix.  Spoon into greased or lined muffin tins 2/3 full.  Bake at 375 degrees for 14-16 minutes or until light and golden brown. …

Green Grape Preserves

By Mark Wieser: A few weeks ago, I realized that it was the time of year to make my favorite product – Green Grape Preserves. It’s a very old-fashioned preserve, made from small and very green Wild Mustang Grapes – it must be one of the most unbelievable recipes ever created. Green Grape Preserves are…

Cinnamon Peach Cake

By Case D. Fischer I am sure you have noticed by now that our Peach Stands are open in Gillespie County and we are ushering in the peach season. I have so many fond memories of my summers growing up here in Fredericksburg, picking peaches and selling them at Das Peach Haus. I am happy…

Vegetable Kebabs

By Case D Fischer Last week we talked about grilling chicken breasts and making quesadillas, this week we are grilling up some veggies. After all, if you are firing up the grill, you might as well cook your whole meal right there. These kebabs are fast, easy, and a great way to incorporate vibrant color…

Southwest Chicken Quesadillas

By Case D Fischer For many of us, Memorial Day marks the start of grilling season and a leap into summer vacation, or this year we might say summer staycation. Grilling is a great way to cook – you get great charcoal flavor, less clean up, and grilling really allows the meat you choose to…

Sweet Rice (Milchreis or German Rice)

By Mark Wieser I have never understood the way rice is served in so many American restaurants and homes. It is as if it is added for decoration, dry, as if great care has been taken that not a single grain stick to another. I seem to remember the ‘50’s was all about creating the…

Dinner for Mom

By Case D. Fischer This Sunday we have a great reason to get up, get excited, and celebrate – It’s Mother’s Day. Lately social distancing has made it harder for families to find fun things to do together or may even make it impossible to be with Mom except via Facetime or Zoom. No matter…