Ju Ju Gin Fizz (Jalapeno Pineapple Limeade)

1 part Agave nectar

1 part Conan's Island Ju Ju (Jalapeno Pineapple)

2 parts Lime juice

2 parts Gin

Soda water

Pack shaker with ice, add first 4 ingredients, shake and dump into pint glass and top with soda. Garnish with lime wheel and sprig of cilantro.

 

Chipotle Mango Lemonade

16oz lemon juice

8oz mango nectar

8oz agave nectar

1 liter sparkling water

3-4oz Chipotle Mango Conan's Island Ju Ju

Here's how you'll do it:

Combine all ingredients in 1 1/2 gallon beverage dispenser and top with ice and stir. Serve over ice and enjoy! (This is also fantastic with sparkling wine instead of sparkling water and also lends itself well to tequila and triple sec!

 

Habanero Mango Rum Punch

Limes

Agave nectar

Orange juice

Rum (I'm using Cruzan Dark)

Conan's Island Ju Ju Habanero Mango

Ice

Here's how you'll do it:

Combine 1/2 shot lime juice, 1/2 shot orange juice, 1/2 shot agave nectar, 1 shot rum, and 1/4 shot Conan's Island Ju Ju in mixing pint and pack with ice. Top with metal shaker and shake vigorously. Dump into pint glass and top with soda water. Garnish with lime wedge and serve!

 

Mango Maria

Pack glass with crushed ice and add 1/2 shot lime juice, 1 shot tequila, fill with mango nectar and a float of Conan's Island Ju Ju Chipotle Mango. I garnished the glass with smoked sea salt and a full lime wheel.

 

Habanero Mango Limeade

1oz agave nectar

1oz lime juice

1oz mango juice

4oz soda water

Conan's Island Ju Ju Habanero Mango to taste

Pour over ice and enjoy! It is always fun to add your favorite spirit. I recommend tequila, rum, or gin.

 

Ju Ju Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

1 spaghetti squash

1 small yellow onion

1 bell pepper

some garlic

1 small zucchini

some fresh herbs

cream cheese

1 chicken breast

Conan's Island Ju Ju

Here's how you'll do it:

Split squash lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil and place into preheated 425 degree oven for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, sauté chicken and veggies. Deglaze pan with Conan's Island Ju Ju and finish with a few dollops of cream cheese. Fill roasted squash halves with mixture and top with cheese. Place back in oven for 10-15 minutes then let rest for 10 minutes before serving. (I like mine pretty saucy so it makes the squash like pasta!)

 

Spicy Black Bean Cakes

1 small yellow onion (diced)

1 bell pepper (diced)

2 cans black beans (rinsed and drained)

2 eggs

Panko bread crumbs

a little olive oil

1 spoonful mayonnaise

Conan's Island Ju Ju

Here's how you'll do it:

Place beans in mixing bowl with eggs and mayo, set aside. Sauté onions and peppers until translucent and add Conan's Island Ju Ju , 1/4 cup or so, and give it a good stir. Add to black bean mix and mix in bread crumbs. The amount of bread crumbs varies, you just need enough to make it stick together. Form cake shapes to the desired size and pan fry in a little olive oil. Serve and enjoy!

 

Chipotle Mango Aioli

All you need is mayonnaise and Conan's Island Ju Ju. Mix the Ju Ju into mayo to taste! Makes a great dip or sandwich spread as well!

 

Pork Medallions in Chipotle Mango Butter Sauce

Pork tenderloin

Chipotle Mango Conan's Island Ju Ju

Chopped garlic

Shallot

Some whole butter

Rum (optional)

Here's how you'll do it:

Remove silver skin and slice pork against the grain into little piggy coins about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with Ju Ju and set aside. Heat sauté pan or skillet on high heat. Coat pan with little butter and sear medallions being careful not to overcrowd the pan. Add garlic and shallots and turn the medallions. When pork is done set aside. Deglaze with rum and add Conan's Island Ju Ju. Bring to a boil and add whole butter and remove from heat while incorporating the whole butter. Reintroduce the pork and serve over rice or with your choice of sides. Whatever you do have fun with it and make it your own!

 

Roasted Butternut Squash with Candied Bacon

1 butternut squash

garlic

bell pepper (red or yellow)

yellow onion

bacon

brown sugar

black pepper

cumin

smoked paprika

Conan's Island Ju Ju Chipotle Mango (but it's nice with any of the Ju Ju flavors)

Here's how you'll do it:

Candied Bacon: Lay out bacon on sheet pan and season with black pepper, cumin, and smoked paprika. Place in 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes. Drain fat and cover with brown sugar. Return to oven and cook till sugar caramelizes. Cool, Chop and set aside.  Ok, now, peel and dice your butternut squash. Toss lightly with oil, salt and pepper and roast it in your oven on 450 degrees until golden. Cool and set aside.  Sauté onions, bell peppers, garlic, and fresh thyme till aromatic. Deglaze pan with Conan's Island Ju Ju. Fold in bacon and squash and enjoy!

 

Chipotle Mango Lemon Meringue Pie

2 pie crusts of your choice

Juice of 2 lemons

Zest of 2 lemons

2oz Conan's Island Ju Ju Chipotle Mango

1 cup cornstarch

2 cups sugar

4 large eggs (separated)

2 cups water

1 Tbls cream of tartar

Here's how you'll do it:

Pre bake pie crusts and set aside. In medium saucepan combine juice, zest, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup cornstarch, 1 1/2 cups water, and Ju Ju. Stir frequently over medium heat until it starts to thicken then temper in egg yolk and combine thoroughly. Pour equally into both pie shells and set aside. In bowl, combine remainder of sugar and cream of tartar. Cook remainder of water and cornstarch over medium heat until thick. In mixer with whip attachment, whip egg whites till frothy and add sugar mixture 1 Tbls at a time. Then the cornstarch mixture. Whip until stiff peaks form. Top lemon filling with meringue, you can spoon it on or you can get fancy with a piping bag. Bake at 400 degrees until golden.

 

Jalapeno Pineapple Key Lime Pie

2 pie crusts of your choice

Juice of 2 limes

Zest of 2 limes

2oz Conan's Island Ju Ju Jalapeno Pineapple

3/4 cup cornstarch

1 1/2 cups sugar

4 large egg yolks

1 1/2 cups water

Here's how you'll do it:

Pre bake pie crusts and set aside. In medium saucepan combine juice, zest, sugar, cornstarch, water and Ju Ju and stir frequently over medium heat until it starts to thicken. Temper in egg yolk and combine thoroughly. Pour equally into both pie shells and set aside. When cool, top with whipped cream and toasted coconut.

 

Ju Ju Caramel

5# Sugar

2# Water

2T Vanilla

2# Butter

2# Heavy Cream

Here's how you'll do it:

Cook sugar and water to 365 degrees.  When sugar reaches temp add remaining ingredients and stir vigorously til smooth. Add Conan's Island Ju Ju to taste. Enjoy on ice cream or cheesecake!