Branded Fruit Topping

By Mark Wieser Sometime in the mid-60s keeping a jar of fermenting fruits on one’s kitchen countertop became the rage. It was so easy to place a heaping spoonful or two of this topping over a mound of vanilla ice cream or to drizzle it over a freshly baked slice of pound cake. It added sweetness,…

GENERAL TSO’S FRIED CHICKEN WONTONS

By Case D. Fischer I thought it would be fun to start off the New Year with something a little adventurous, so I looked at our product line for inspiration. A new product in our Mom’s line is General Tso’s Meal Starter – you know that old favorite at the Chinese Restaurant, General Tso’s Chicken?…

Christmas Chili & Cornbread

By Case D Fischer Good news – today’s recipe is about to make your holiday meal prep a whole lot easier, this is my Christmas gift to you – Christmas Chili and Cornbread. In Fredericksburg, San Antonio and many other towns in Central and South Texas, a common Christmas Eve tradition is to serve Chili,…

Mama’s Hot German Potato Salad

By Mark Wieser Many centuries ago, few Germans would have thought of using potatoes as food, only the very poorest. In fact, most potatoes were fed to livestock. While we might find that strange, it was very much a surprise to me on my first trip to Germany to find my cousins laughing that we…

Texas Beef Bourguignon

By Case D. Fischer We’ve had our first real cold snap and it’s starting to feel like winter is on its way. It definitely gets dark a lot sooner now and we find ourselves having to adjust to being indoors at an earlier hour. This is a good time of year to start thinking about…

Rosettes Cookies (Crullers)

By Mark Wieser I cannot recall the last time I had a Rosette! No holiday went by that we didn’t enjoy eating dozens of these. They are the kind of thing which doesn’t allow for eating just one. It took me a while to find a local recipe—I am pretty certain they were first introduced…

Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

By Case Fischer Thanksgiving – the one day a year that we really feel free to indulge in a big meal of traditional family favorites. How many times have we all sat around the table and eaten just one more helping when we already feel full? We stay at the table longer, enjoy each other’s…

Mrs. Wieser’s Turkey Dressing

By Mark Wieser Nothing brought more comfort and joy to major holidays in the Wieser household than the aromas associated with my mother preparing a turkey. In our home we had a turkey for Thanksgiving and Christmas. A baked ham was always our fare for New Years and Easter. If we had been away from…

30 Minute Low Carb Traditional Spaghetti

Ingredients: ● 3 medium zucchini*● 1 tsp salt (for zucchini)● 1 lb ground beef● ¼ cup bread crumbs● 1 egg● 2 tsp onion powder● 1 tsp garlic powder● 1 tsp salt & pepper● Mom’s Garlic & Basil Pasta Sauce Directions: Spiralize zucchini using spiralizer until at the core of the zucchini. Discard remains. Place zucchini…

Triple Berry Cake w/ Raspberry Buttercream Icing

Ingredients (For Cake) ● 1 ½ cups all purpose flour● 1 ¼ tsp baking powder● ½ tsp baking soda● ½ tsp salt● ½ cup butter, softened (1 stick)● ¾ cups white sugar● 2 eggs, room temperature● ⅓ cup sour cream● 1 tsp vanilla extract● ½ raspberry extract● 2 tbsp Fischer & Wieser Triple Berry Jam…

Four Cheese Pasta Bake

Ingredients: ● 1 lb rigatoni pasta● Mom’s Organic Traditional Pasta Sauce● ½ cup grated fontina● ¾ cup fresh ricotta cheese● 8oz fresh mozzarella cheese● ½ cup + 2 tbsp shaved parmesan cheese, divided● 1 tsp salt & pepper● 1 cup roma tomatoes, halved● 1 tsp basil leaves seasoning● ½ tsp oregano● 1 tsp salt● 1…

Deviled Eggs with a Twist

By Case D Fischer The holidays are coming and it’s time to start thinking about what we want to eat. At times like this, I start to imagine all my favorite things and what I would get the most enjoyment out of eating. This year I have my mind on one thing – Deviled Eggs….