Friday, January 4, 2013

We like it hot! Jenkins Jellies Review and Giveaway

We're spicy people in our house... almost everything I cook has heat in it (even grilled cheese has chipotle on it!)

However, I'd never tried pepper jelly until a couple years ago. I remember my mom eating it as a child, and once I was grown up I thought it wouldn't be spicy enough for me (mom doesn't like heat as much as we do).

But boy was I wrong! I tried some at my MIL's house a couple years ago and love it. I've canned my own several times and shared it with friends and family. And when I first heard about Jenkins Jellies and their Hell Fire Pepper Jelly, I was intrigued.


I mean, really, how can you go wrong with this label? And when I discovered that they had a cookbook, I was ecstatic! I've only ever eaten pepper jelly on cream cheese and crackers. To be perfectly honest, I couldn't figure out any other possibilities of recipes to make with pepper jelly.

I received the Happy Hellfire Gift Basket to review:


It came beautifully packaged and ready to gift (or to tear open and eat!)


Which is what I did! I stirred it (using the adorable spoon that came with it), and poured it over cream cheese and paired it with Wheat Thins (my all-time favorite cracker, and perfect for pepper jelly!)


I only put a bit on the plate since it was just hubby and I.


This is one perfect bite. It's a bit sweet and a lot spicy. It's creamy and nutty and crunchy. My mouth is watering right now thinking about it! I have to say, of all the pepper jellies I've tried, this is my all-time favorite!  And for $12 a jar, it's a wonderful price to buy for yourself or to give as a gift.

We tried several recipes out of the cookbook, including Melt-Me Baked Brie and Roasted Brussels Sprouts. They were delicious, and I can't wait to try more of them. Jenkins Jellies has opened a whole new world for me with uses of Hell Fire Pepper Jelly!

They also have several other flavors of jellies, including Guava Brava, Fiery Fig and Passion Fire. I'd love to try them all.

Want to try some for yourself? Find it on the Jenkins Jellies website, or follow them on Twitter or Facebook.

Want to win one for yourself? Jenkins Jellies is offering one of my readers the same gift pack that I received! Just enter on the Rafflecopter below and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Giveaway ends at 11:59pm 1/13/13.

 Disclosure: I received the gift basket shown above from Jenkins Jellies to review. I received no other compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. Sanity is for those without children is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.  

71 comments:

  1. passion fire jelly debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

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  2. I would like to try the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly first.

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  3. I would like to try the Passion Fire pepper first

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  4. i would like to try Fiery Figs Pepper Jelly
    rparis100@gmail.com

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  5. The Guava Brava lloks interesting and different!

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  6. Would love to try Guava Brava

    lovefreestuff17(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. I'd like to try Passion Fire Pepper Jelly


    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  8. Hell Fire Pepper jelly, would go great on a biscuit with cheese. I make these for breakfast - swiss or manchego and pepper jellly
    seyma_bennett@hotmail.com

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  9. I would like to try the Fire Perper Jelly

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  10. I want to try the Guava Brava

    rugerpuppies at hotmail dot com

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  11. O loke the passion fire pepper jelly

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  12. The Guava Brava sounds pretty interesting.

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  13. I would most like to try the Fiery Fig Jelly :)

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  14. hell fire

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  15. Hell Fire Pepper Jelly cooled off with plenty of Mexican beer.

    Hope to win!

    xxbowietipxx@gmail.com

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  16. I'm going to go with the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly

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  17. I would like to try the Passion Fire pepper first.
    brand242003@yahoo.com
    brandy graham (name on rafflecopter)

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  18. Passion Fire Pepper Jelly
    russrpm@gmail.com

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  19. passion fire sounds good to me
    tcogbill at live dot com

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  20. I really want to try the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly, but I also want to try the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly

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  21. Fiery figs pepper jelly. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  22. I like the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly

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  23. I would like to try the Passion Fire Pepper. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway and happy New Year!
    Reneewalters3@yahoo.com

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  24. Fiery Figs Pepper Jelly
    lisa.blogs2 at gmail dot com

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  25. Passion Fire Pepper Jelly, tho all of the sound very yummy and interesting!
    mindomatter76 at gmail dot com

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  26. Hell Fire Pepper Jelly!

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  27. Guava Brava would be my jelly of choice!

    edgenemmers@gmail.com

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  28. I'd love to try the Fiery Figs Jelly.

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  29. I would like the passion fire.
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  30. I would like to try The Passion Fire Jelly. :)

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  31. Passion Fire Pepper Jelly
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  32. I would try either passion fire or guava brava

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  33. The guava brava jelly sound deliciously scrumptious!! Angelynn Hanchett angiemh@live.com

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  34. Firey Figs Jelly
    melissalucky43@yahoo.com

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  35. I'd like to try the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly :)

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  36. The Passion Fire Pepper Jelly sounds great!
    pauline15_01(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  37. I would like to try passion fire jelly-Dorothy Deakyne

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  38. I'd really want to try the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly
    11.9oz.
    Michelle Tucker

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  39. I would like to try the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly
    mightynaynay(at)cs.com

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  40. id love the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly

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  41. Hell Fire Pepper Jelly sounds like my favorite.

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  42. Passion fire sounds good. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  43. passion fire

    trixie420247 at yahoo dot com

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  44. i would love to try the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

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  45. I think I'll start with the Hell Fire Pepper Jelly but they all sound good.

    bkw513 at gmail dot com

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  46. The Fiery Fig Pepper Jelly sounds good wilcarvic
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  47. I would most like to try their Hell Fire Pepper Jelly.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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  48. Love pepper jelly and wheat thins

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  49. I would like to try the Passion Fire Pepper Jelly. garrettsambo@aol.com

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  50. Guava Brava
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  51. The passion fire pepper jelly sounds good.

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