Raspberry Habenero & Spicy Rum Pineapple Sauces- Recommended use?

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  1. Hi everyone,

    Just looking for some recommended uses for the spicy run pineapple sauce and raspberry habenero sauce. Was thinking of putting them over cream cheese and serving with crackers... thoughts?

  2. raebates

    raebates CS Leader Staff Member

    That works. They're also both great on ice cream. They are also good for dipping pretzels.
  3. BethCooks4U

    BethCooks4U Gold Member

    They're both awesome that way and delicious on everything we've tried. Those are my two favorites. They make a great sauce with chicken, pork, shrimp, ice cream, crackers, etc, etc...
  4. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Gold Member

    I serve both of them that way quite often at shows - it sells them!

    Some other ways to use them -

    I use them to glaze grilled chicken and fish

    As part of a baked brie - Slice the brie horizontally, pour on the pineapple rum sauce and some chopped macadamias, put the top half of the brie on, and back until melty. Do the same with the Raspberry and some chopped pecans.

    Use them as dipping sauces for chicken tenders.

    At our house, the pineapple rum sauce is also often used as a dip for eggrolls, wontons, etc... The Raspberry Sauce is newer, so we're still experimenting with that one.
  5. mountainmama74

    mountainmama74 Gold Member

    The Raspberry Habanero is my favorite! Over cream cheese with crackers is my snack of choice!
  6. pkd09

    pkd09 Future Director Silver Member

    Totally agree with Mountainmama....it is awesome over cream cheese.
  7. Jewel

    Jewel Gold Member

    My kids make rice and then add sauce of choice! And cream cheese w crackers is my favorite!!!
  8. chefann

    chefann Gold Member

    The pineapple one is fantastic on pizza!
  9. AlowayFamily

    AlowayFamily Gold Member

    I use the Pineapple to dip my steak in - yummy!! I am taking the large SA plate to shows, with all of the sauces. I ask the host to buy one 8 oz cream cheese and crackers. I cut the cream cheese into 6 blocks and place on the plate. Then I pour a little bit of each sauce over each cheese block (one sauce per block) and put a sleeve of crackers down the middle of the plate. It's a great appetizer and it sells those sauces!
  10. Chef Kearns

    Chef Kearns Gold Member

    I LOVE the Raspberry sauce. I mix it with a little softened cream cheese and make a wrap for myself for lunch with 1 cup of spinach and deli sliced chicken. YUM!!
  11. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Gold Member

    MMMMmmmmm! I know what I'm having for lunch tomorrow! I have everything I need to make this! Thanks for the great idea, Sandra. :chef:
  12. babywings76

    babywings76 Gold Member

    After all this talk of using the Raspberry H. sauce, I was getting all excited to try it. Then wouldn't you know it...DH knocked it right off the shelf in the fridge. It just happened right now! I had to clean up that broken glass mixed w/ the yummy goodness of the sauce and throw it in the trash. And mop my floor. Not a happy camper! :grumpy: :(
  13. do I have to do anything special with the cream cheese, like soften it, or just let it be room temp and have them go at it?

    thanks so much :)
  14. Room temp and let 'em go at it.
  15. scottcooks

    scottcooks Gold Member

    Or buy whipped cream cheese and you're ready to go.
  16. cathyskitchen

    cathyskitchen Gold Member

    I use the spicy pineapple rum sauce as a dipping sauce for coconut shrimp - YUM!!
  17. I don't have any of these, but I think I am going to have to order some.
  18. I line the small prep bowl with saran wrap and fill with cream cheese. When I get to the party I show them a five minute appetizer. Flip the prep bowl over on the plate, the cream cheese slides out easily, remove the saran wrap and pour sauce over the top.
  19. I warm the sauce up a little so it is runnier. It gets back to room temperature quickly, however you can use much less of the sauce and cover the whole block of cream cheese.
  20. Intrepid_Chef

    Intrepid_Chef Silver Member

    Good to know ... I'm ordering BOTH of these for my August show!
  21. JAE


    I bought a log of Brie cheese and slice it. Put it on small crackers and put a dab of raspberry sauce over it. Sometimes we warm it in the microwave and sometimes we don't. Love it.

    I also make a batch of meatballs and we dip them in various sauces at dinner.
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