Tag Archives: appetizer

Trenholm Venom Hummus

This easy recipe is a favorite of the Hot Honcho. 15-oz. can of garbanzo beans (chick peas) drained and rinsed 1/4 cup Trenholm Venom hot sauce juice of one fresh lemon 1/3 cup Tahini paste 1 TB fresh thyme, minced (optional) Mix all of the ingredients in a blender or food processer (liquids first) and […]

Trenholm Venom Grilled Chicken Wings

This recipe comes from our great friend Alice Richardson, A.K.A. “Sistah A”. She made them for us one memorable Labor Day weekend and we’ve been hooked ever since. You’ll need a head start to allow time for the wings to marinate, but they are well worth the wait. Cheap beer – PLENTY – at least […]

Trenholm Venom Spicy Cheesecake

This is a showstopper appetizer recipe from one of our favorite chileheads, Dee Albritton. Move oven rack to bottom one-third of oven. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Crust ¼ cup breadcrumbs ¼ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese 1 T Italian herb blend (or herbs of choice) Butter Mix breadcrumbs, cheese and herbs Butter spring […]

Trenholm Venom Pumpkin Pluff

1 cup pumpkin puree (fresh or canned) 2 TB Trenholm Venom 2 TB pure maple syrup 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground cloves Stir together and serve with pita chips, ginger snaps or crackers as an appetizer for crisp fall evenings. Stir in some sour cream or fresh whipped cream for a savory pumpkin mousse. […]

Trenholm Venom Carolina Caviar

2 cups cooked black-eyed peas (fresh, frozen or canned) 1 cup cooked white corn (fresh or frozen Silver Queen preferred) 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced, or 1 can petite diced tomatoes, drained ½ cup red bell pepper, finely diced ½ cup sweet onion, finely diced zest and juice of one fresh lime 1 tsp. sea […]

Daily Red Spicy Cheese Spread

2 pkgs. reduced fat cream cheese, softened at room temperature 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded ½ sweet red bell pepper, finely chopped ½ bottle of Daily Red hot sauce Stir cream cheese and cheddar cheese together. Add chopped red pepper and Daily Red and mix thoroughly. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving […]

Daily Red Pita Pizzas

We’ve enjoyed this many a night with friends. Sometimes we make our special whole wheat sourdough pizza crust and other times we use whole wheat pita bread. This is a fun dinner party meal that can be scaled up or down, depending on the number of guests. Each guest can prepare a custom pizza with […]

Daily Red Spicy Cheese Wontons

1 8oz bar cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sharp cheddar, grated 1/2 cup sweet red bell pepper, finely chopped 1/3 to 1/2 bottle Daily Red hot sauce 1 package wonton wrappers 1 TB extra virgin olive oil Stir cream cheese and cheddar together. Add red bell pepper and hot sauce and mix thoroughly. Drop one […]

Cornmeal Seared Scallops with Larynx Lava

1-1/2 lbs. large fresh sea scallops 2 TB extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. seasoned salt 1-1/2 cups stone-ground yellow cornmeal 1 bottle Larynx Lava hot sauce Rinse scallops and pat dry with paper towels. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Mix cornmeal and seasoned salt in a shallow bowl. […]