HEB Cooking Connection features 3 new Fischer & Wieser Sauces

Be sure to stop by your local HEB in the Houston area and sample the three new sauces HEB’s Cooking Connection is featuring! Houston HEBs are offering special promotions on these sauces through October 30!

Watch for them in San Antonio HEBs beginning October 30 through November 13, 2013!

Moroccan Tagine Starter

Chicken or beef can easily be slow-simmered in our Moroccan Tagine Starter, using either a tagine, slow cooker, Dutch oven or electric skillet.

Chicken or beef can easily be slow-simmered in our Moroccan Tagine Starter, using either a tagine, slow cooker, Dutch oven or electric skillet.

The rich seasonings of this starter… are so delicious and so easy to use with a slow cooker. Unique coriander herbs seep effortlessly into beef or fowl and deliver a sensational aromatic flavor; just pour over a chuck roast in your slow cooker, and when done, serve with rice!

From Squidoo.com/Moroccan Cooking, “Tagine [prounounced 'tuh-jheen'] cooking is very straightforward, and uses a minimal amount of water to stew the food inside. The food that you place inside the Tagine will need to be cooked for several hours, with the lid firmly closed.

You will need to season your Tagine before you use it for the first time and, once completed, it is ready to cook your food.

There are hundreds of different stews which can be cooked in the Tagine; however, they all take several hours to cook in a low preheated oven.

You will need to layer the ingredients in the Tagine, and place a small amount of liquid to create the sauce. Never attempt to speed the cooking process up by increasing the temperature of the oven.

Patience is essential when learning how to cook with a Tagine, and there are several cheaper cuts of meat which can be used with fantastic results. You should leave the lid on the Tagine until you are ready to serve, and many people serve the meal directly from the Tagine.”

Source:  http://www.squidoo.com/moroccan-starter-recipe
For more information on tagine cooking:  http://moroccanfood.about.com/od/moroccanfood101/f/How-to-Use-Tagine.htm

Texas Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork Starter

So easy! Just pour Texas Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork Starter over a 3 pound pork roast and slow cook on high for 5 hours. Then pull apart and pour second half of jar on top. Serve on buns.

So easy! Just pour Texas Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork Starter over a 3 pound pork roast and slow cook on high for 5 hours. Then pull apart and pour second half of jar on top. Serve on buns.

Created exclusively for Cooking Connection, F&W’s Pulled Pork Starter is a savory sauce that seeps into pork and elevates its flavor to an all-new level. Pour over a 3-pound pork roast in slow cooker, then pull apart and serve on buns.

Korean Style Braising Sauce

Korean Style Braising Sauce can be used over beef in a slow cooker to create dishes that will transport your taste buds to the Orient!

Korean Style Braising Sauce can be used over beef in a slow cooker to create dishes that will transport your taste buds to the Orient!

Trying a new cuisine has never been easier, and Korean is one of the best! Just pour over a 3 lb. chuck roast and cook in slow cooker, serve with rice!

 

 

Nice Review and Recipe from Malcolm Fa of FoodNationNY

 

FISCHER&WIESER

What a summer Food Nation New York has experienced. Back in the month of August, Case Fischer and Mark Wieser (Fischer & Wieser) got in contact with me to present their product from Fredericksburg, Texas.  I missed the opportunity to travel down to the Lone star state to visit their famous peach house. Lucky enough they shipped their jams, jellies and Moms pasta sauce so I could experience their craft.

From the looks of things Mr. Wieser has been in business since the slamming sixties producing the finest peaches and raising them himself.  A decade later he acquired Case Fischer straight out of High School. Similar to Lebron James making the transition to join the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers almost. Back in the day Mr. Weiser always hired kids from local neighborhoods and such, but he saw Fischer had the potential, the gift of gab sort of speak and overall great customer service. It was a dynamic duo in the making. Fast forward a couple years later they have developed over eighty products from pie fillings to their top selling roasted raspberry chipotle sauce. (LOOK BELOW!!)

Fischer & Wieser's The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce® over scallops

Fischer & Wieser’s The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce® over scallops

Speaking of roasted raspberry chipotle sauce, OH MY HEAVENS as in my grandmother would say! This is the sauce you have to get your hands on. ASAP!  I kid you not! Good thing he doesn’t just ship nationwide, now worldwide. When I received the package, I quickly went for the raspberry sauce. Why? The description alone on the bottle sold me. So I opened it and took a spoonful to taste. My crazy and creative mind started to flow. Here’s what I did… < Ingredients

  • 1 to 1 1/4 pounds dry sea scallops, approximately 16
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 3 or 4 Slices of bacon to render
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • A small bag of roasted salt peanuts to crush
  • About 2 teaspoons Fisher & Wieser “Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce”

Directions

Remove the small side muscle from the scallops, rinse with cold water and thoroughly pat dry.

Add bacon to a 12 to 14-inch sauté pan on medium heat to render bacon fat. Salt and pepper the scallops. Once the fat begins to smoke, gently add the scallops, making sure they are not touching each other. Sear the scallops for 1 1/2 minutes on each side. The scallops should have a 1/4-inch golden crust on each side while still being translucent in the center. For garnish, add salad leafs for bedding the scallops. You may want to add dabs of light soy sauce. In a squeeze bottle, add “Fisher & Wieser’s” Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce. Finally sprinkle crushed roasted peanuts. Serve immediately..

Mom’s pasta sauces earn Non-GMO food seal

Case D. Fischer, CEO & President, and Jenny Wieser, Ph.D. and COO, show off our non-GMO products

Case D. Fischer, CEO & President, and Jenny Wieser, Ph.D. and COO, show off our non-GMO products

Natural ingredients are a priority for gourmet food manufacturer

FREDERICKSBURG, TX–The Non-GMO Project verified that Mom’s Organic Traditional Tomato & Basil Spaghetti Sauce and Mom’s Organic Roasted Pepper Spaghetti Sauce, made by Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. in Fredericksburg, are produced to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Non-Gmo-Seal

Mom’s Organic Traditional Garlic & Basil Spaghetti Sauce & Mom’s Organic Roasted Pepper Spaghetti Sauce have earned this seal certifying they are Non- Genetically Modified

Fischer & Wieser’s CEO and President Case D. Fischer said the Non-GMO Project verification seal reflects the company’s dedication to creating natural products. “We produce all-natural products because we believe they are healthier, and we have always believed natural fruits, vegetables and seasonings taste better,” he said.

The Non-GMO Project third-party verification program was launched in 2008 as an initiative to provide consumers with more information regarding the risk of GMO products, and products that are verified are awarded the Non-GMO Project orange, blue and green seal.

“Meeting Non-GMO standards requires food companies to go the extra mile for sourcing Non-GMO ingredients and verifying their authenticity each step of the way.” said Fischer & Wieser Chief Operating Officer Jenny Wieser, PhD. “We do it because it’s important to us, and it’s important to consumers.”

Dr. Wieser said Fischer & Wieser is also on track to verify other Mom’s products as Non-GMO. “We started the Non-GMO verification process with these two products, which have always been certified organic, and next we’ll present several of our other Mom’s Pasta Sauces for Non-GMO verification.”

A non-profit organization, the Non-GMO Verification Project lists criteria for Non-GMO verification on its website:

  • Ongoing testing of all at-risk ingredients—any ingredient being grown commercially in GMO form must be tested prior to use in a verified product.
  • Absence of all GMOs is the target for all Non-GMO Project Standard compliant products. Continuous improvement practices toward achieving this goal must be part of the Participant’s quality management systems.
  • After the test, rigorous traceability and segregation practices are required to be followed in order to ensure ingredient integrity through to the finished product.
  • Verification is maintained through an annual audit, along with onsite inspections for high-risk products.

For more details on the Non-GMO Project Verified seal, visit: http://www.nongmoproject.org/learn-more/understanding-our-seal. For more information about Mom’s and Fischer & Wieser, visit: jelly.com.