Homemade Organic Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add the chopped bell and jalapeno peppers to a food processor; Process until finely chopped.
  2. Combine the pepper mixture with the apple cider vinegar, jalapeno vinegar, liquid pectin, and cane sugar; You can make this hotter by adding additional jalapenos or more jalapeno vinegar.
  3. Bring this mixture to a boil, stirring often, until it reaches 210° to 220° Fahrenheit; Take some of the jelly and put it on a cool plate to test and see if it’s the thickness you’d like.
  4. Pour into half-pint Mason jars leaving 1/4″ headspace.
  5. Process using the water-bath canning method.
  6. This recipe yields just about 3 half-pint jars of jelly.
  7. Enjoy!
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Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Ultimate Creamy Stroganoff

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 lb. grass-fed organic ground beef; OR 1 pint Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Beef Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. organic home rendered tallow (rendered beef fat)
  • 1/4 cup diced organic tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced organic yellow onion
  • 1 cup sliced organic mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup diced organic green bell pepper (optional)
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cups Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1/2 cup Homemade Organic Mushroom Stock; OR Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Sweet Whey (not powdered)
  • 1/2 cup organic sour cream
  • 1/4 cup organic heavy cream
  • 3 cups wide organic egg noodles
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp. Homemade Organic Ground Beef Seasoning, optional
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground organic peppercorn blend
  • 1-1/2 tsp. organic Nama Shoyu (soy sauce)
  • 1-1/2 tsp. organic Worcestershire sauce (optional; Annie’s recommended)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Beef Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen beef mix, tomatoes, (bell pepper, if using) and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces and add the garlic along with the tallow.  Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the beef and tallow in a saucepan until halfway done.
  3. Add the tomatoes, onions (and bell pepper, if using) then saute with the ground beef for 5 minutes; Add the garlic and saute until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  4. Pour in the beef stock, mushroom or vegetable stock, whey, heavy cream and milk.
  5. Add the wide egg noodles and stir well
  6. Mix in the parsley flakes, tarragon (if using), salt and pepper.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 18-22 minutes.
  8. Stir in the soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and sour cream while allowing them to melt into the dish.
  9. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Ultimate Fiesta Nacho

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Beef Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen beef mix, tomatoes, bell pepper, and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces and add the garlic.  Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the beef in a saucepan until halfway done.
  3. Add the tomatoes, bell peppers and onions; Saute with the ground beef for 5 minutes; Add the jalapenos and garlic then saute until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  4. Pour in the beef stock, vegetable stock, whey, heavy cream and milk.
  5. Add the fusilli pasta, stir well
  6. Stir in the salt, chili pepper powder, parsley or cilantro flakes. paprika, turmeric and rosemary until well blended.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 18-22 minutes.
  8. Stir in the cheddar, ricotta and Pecorino Romano and Parmigiano Reggiano cheeses and allow them to melt into the dish.
  9. Garnish with sprigs of organic fresh parsley, if desired.
  10. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Confetti Casserole Topping

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
  • 2 organic pasture eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped organic green bell pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped organic red bell pepper

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add the cheese, eggs, milk green pepper, red pepper and mix until well blended.
  3. Use as a topping for casseroles.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Chicken Helper BOLD Chipotle Chicken Enchilada

I have adapted this to use ground chicken instead of cubed raw chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, 1 Tbsp. organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, onions, bell pepper and diced tomatoes.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 5.
  3. Brown the chicken in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onions, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and garlic and saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  5. Add the remaining chicken stock and vegetable stock, along with the tomato paste and milk; Stir well.
  6. Stir in the Homemade Organic Southwest Chipotle Seasoning, remaining salt, parsley flakes, paprika, chipotle pepper, chili pepper powder, and crushed rosemary.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the brown rice is fully cooked.
  8. Mix in the cooked rice, cheddar cheese, ricotta cheese and sour cream until well combined.
  9. Top with more sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese and green onions, if desired.
  10. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Freezer Italian Ground Sausage Mix

Use one pint of this mix instead of 1 lb. loose Italian sausage in recipes.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 lbs. organic pastured ground pork
  • 3 organic pasture eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. organic red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic freshly-ground peppercorn blend
  • 12 sprigs organic Italian flat-leaf parsley, finely minced OR 1 Tbsp. plus 1-1/2 tsp. organic dried parsley flakes
  • 1 small organic garlic bulb, peeled and minced [ approx 9-12 organic garlic cloves]
  • 3 Tbsp. minced organic fresh basil leaves OR 1 Tbsp. organic dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp. organic ground paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. organic red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. organic fennel seeds
  • 3/4 tsp. organic brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. organic dried oregano
  • 3/4 tsp. organic dried thyme
  • 2 cups Homemade Organic Soft Bread Crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped organic celery
  • 1 cup chopped organic yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped organic carrot
  • 1 cup chopped organic green bell pepper

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly.
  2. In a large stainless steel mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, red wine vinegar, eggs, ground peppercorn blend, parsley, minced garlic, paprika, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, fennel seeds, brown sugar, oregano, and thyme; DO NOT smash the meat as it will make it a weird texture, instead pull the meat apart gently and mix carefully with your fingers.
  3. Cover and refrigerate the sausage mixture for 24 hours.
  4. Gently mix in celery, onion, carrot, bell pepper and breadcrumbs into the sausage mixture.
  5. Cook half of the mixture in a large skillet or the bottom of a wide stockpot until the meat is lightly browned; Repeat with remaining half of mixture.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool; Measure into 2-cup portions (wide-mouth pint jars with tight-fitting lids) and freeze.
  7. Yields 7 pints of mix.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Chicken Helper BOLD Cajun Chicken

This recipe has been adapted to use ground chicken instead of raw cubed chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1-1/2 cups organic brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz; OR organic pasture butter
  • 1 lb. pastured ground chicken; OR 1 pint Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Chicken Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1/2 cup diced organic yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced organic red bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced organic green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced organic celery (optional)
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Organic Cajun Dry Rub
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic chili pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. organic Nama Shoyu
  • Garnish: sliced organic green onions (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz/organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, onion, bell pepper and celery (if using). Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  3. Saute the ground chicken in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery (if using) and garlic; Saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  5. Add the chicken stock and vegetable stock; Stir well.
  6. Add the Cajun seasoning, paprika, chili pepper powder and salt; Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the brown rice is fully cooked, approximately 40-45  minutes.
  8. Mix the fully cooked brown rice into the skillet.
  9. Pour the Nama Shoyu into the skillet and stir to combine.
  10. Garnish with fresh sliced organic green onions, if desired.
  11. Enjoy!