Molasses Tips

March 2015- End of Winter

Oatmeal is a great breakfast to start your day with and is sure to give you the energy you need. Drizzle Grandma’s Molasses over your bowl of hot oatmeal to sweeten.

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February 2015- Homemade Frosting

Looking for a new type of frosting to use on your cake? In a pan, brown 1/3 cup butter. Mix in 3 cups confectioner’s sugar, 4-5 Tbsp. light cream and 1 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses.

Browned Butter Frosting Recipe

January 2015- Beat This Cold Winter

Warm yourself up this winter by enjoying a cup of hot cider. Sweeten with Grandma’s Molasses instead of sugar.

Organic Apple Cider with Cinnamon

December 2014- Holiday Dinner

Ham makes a wonderful dinner during the holidays. Mix 1 teaspoon of dry mustard with ½ cup of Grandma’s Molasses to create a scrumptious glaze.

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November 2014- Mashed Potato Switch-Up

Make mashed sweet potatoes this year for Thanksgiving! Mash your potatoes with Grandma’s Molasses and butter. Top with toasted chopped pecans, if desired.

Sweet potatoe Souffle

October 2014- Soup Season

Cold weather is on its way. Grandma’s molasses is the perfect addition to any autumn soup like Butternut Squash.

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September 2014- School Day Breakfast

Start your child’s school day with a nutritious breakfast. Spread Grandma’s Molasses on muffins, pancakes or toast!

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August 2014- Make Your Own Teriyaki

Make your own teriyaki marinade this summer! Combine 2/3 cup soy sauce, 2 tsp. dry mustard, 2 tsp. ground ginger, 1 tsp. finely chopped garlic and 2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion. Mix in 4 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses and 1/3 cup olive oil.

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July 2014- Keep Grilling

Summer is the best time to enjoy barbecued food.  Enjoy a new chicken recipe! Season 8 pounded chicken breasts with salt and pepper.  In a bowl, combine 6 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses, 6 Tbsp. vegetable oil, ¼ cup dark rum and 4 tsp. dry mustard. Coat chicken in mixture and grill for 8-10minutes, turning and brushing with mixture several times until chicken is nicely browned. Garnish with rosemary.

Grilled chicken with rosemary

June 2014- Quick & Easy Dessert

Serve fruit kabobs at your next BBQ! In a pot, combine ¼ cup Grandma’s Molasses, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, 1 Tbsp. butter and heat until boiling, stirring occasionally. Skewer fresh fruit (peaches, pears, strawberries, pineapple, etc) and coat in glaze. Grill on medium heat for 5 minutes, turning and basting frequently.

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May 2014- Calling All Bacon Fans

Are you a fan of bacon? Enjoy a bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin for dinner.  Whisk together ¼ cup honey, 1 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses, 2 Tbsp. Thai red chili paste, ½ cup soy sauce, 2 Tbsp. orange marmalade and 2 Tbsp. fresh grated ginger.  Wrap bacon around pork tenderloin and secure with toothpicks. Pour marinade over pork and let sit for 3-4 hours.  Place on rack over baking pan and roast for 25 minutes at 400F.

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April 2014- A Tip for Flavorful Chili

Add a special something to your chili! Add 1-2 tablespoons of Grandma’s molasses to add just a hint of sweetness. The result will be an out of this world creation.

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March 2014- Get Ready to BBQ

Try making your own barbecue sauce for your favorite meats! Saute an onion in butter until soft. Add 1 ½ cups ketchup, ¼ cup chili sauce, 4 Tbsp. brown sugar, 4 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses, 2 Tbsp. yellow mustard, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce, 1 Tbsp. Wright’s Hickory Smoke, ½ tsp. garlic powder, ½ tsp. salt, ½ tsp. pepper and 1 tsp. chili powder. Simmer for 15 minutes.

Grandma’s Memphis-Style BBQ Sauce

February 2014- Start Your Day the Right Way

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Add Grandma Molasses and honey to plain yogurt. Top with granola for an extra something. 

Greek yogurt with honey

January 2014- Vegetable Suggestion

Molasses make a great glaze for carrots and other vegetables. For every pound of vegetables, combine 1 Tbsp. butter, 1/2 Tbsp. Grandma’s Molasses and 1/2 Tbsp. light brown sugar in a saucepan until melted. Pour over your cooked vegetables and enjoy!

Honey glazed baby carrots

December 2013- Holiday Baking

The holidays are around the corner. Enjoy the perfect gingerbread cookie by using Grandma’s Molasses in your baking creation.

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November 2013- The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Do you want the perfect Thanksgiving turkey? Baste your turkey with Grandma’s Molasses. The result is crispy, flavorful, golden brown skin.

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October 2013- It’s Soup Season

The weather is getting cooler. Warm up with a tasty soup! Add a tablespoon of Grandma’s Molasses to vegetable or meat stock. It creates the perfect base for any soup or stew.

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September 2013- Storage Tip

If you do not use your Grandma’s Molasses often, don’t let it go to waste. Store in your refrigerator. When ready to use, remove from refrigerator and let sit for 30 minutes.

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August 2013- Make Your Own

Make your own brown sugar! For each cup of sugar, add 1-2 tablespoons of Grandma’s Molasses for light brown sugar and up to ¼ cup for dark brown sugar.

Brown Sugar

July 2013: A Secret For Camping!

The secret to camping has been found! Add a couple teaspoons of molasses to your baked beans for a hearty flavor.

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June 2013: Change Up Your Breakfast!

Spread Grandma Molasses over buttered toast. Not only does it give you energy; it also tastes great with coffee and tea!

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May 2013: Let Grandma’s Molasses Make Your Plants Healthier

Tis the season for gardening! For healthier plants, use molasses with your fertilizer. Add 1 to 3 tablespoons to 1 gallon of water and fertilizer. Spray directly onto leaves of plants or pour onto the soil, as the nutrients are absorbed more quickly.

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April 2013: Make the Most of Your Grandma’s Molasses

Has your molasses become too thick to pour? Do not throw it away! Instead, place your Grandma’s Molasses into a bowl filled with warm water and let sit. Soon you’ll be able to pour onto your favorite recipes!

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March 2013: Molasses Substitutions and Measurements

Before measuring molasses, lightly spray the measuring cup with vegetable oil and it will slip out easily.

  • 1 pound molasses = 1-1/3 cups
  • 12 fluid ounces = 1-1/3 cups
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February 2013: Grandma’s Molasses Pecan Pie

For a sugar substitute, use Grandma’s Molasses in pecan pie.

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