Grandma Fannie’s Jelly

  • 4-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1½ to 2 cups water (less is sweeter)
  • 1 bottle Certo
  • Green food coloring

Combine all ingredients except Certo and bring to a full boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add Certo. Add a few drops of green food coloring to tint. Pour into sterilized glass jars and seal according to manufacturer’s directions and cool or refrigerate.

(if in Florida, sealing with paraffin isn’t recommended due to the humidity.)

Guava & Key Lime Jelly

  • 8 cups guavas, peeled and sliced
  • 4 tablespoons Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 4 cups sugar

Cover guavas with water and cook quickly until tender. Do not overcook. Let juice drip through jelly bag. You should have 4 cups of juice. For each cup of juice add 1 tablespoon of Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice and 1 cup of sugar. Place in large saucepan and cook rapidly. The jelly will coat a spoon when the jelly stage is reached. Skim foam from top. Pour into sterilized glass jars and seal according to manufacturer’s directions. This jelly is particularly good served with ham, turkey or chicken.

Homemade Sugar-free Sweetened Condensed Milk

  • 2 ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 TBSP Diabetic sweetener

Whisk all together. Cook over low heat, stirring until thick. Cool completely and store in non-metal for up to 7-10 days.

Honey Lime Chicken Wings

  • 25 chicken wings (tips removed)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1½ tablespoons lime zest
  • 3 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

Preheat oven to 375°. Mix garlic salt, onion salt, parsley and coriander together in a small dish. In a large ziplock mix together honey, Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice, lime zest and fresh garlic. Put chicken wings on baking pan. Pour olive oil onto wings and rub well into wings. Rub in salt and sprinkle pepper. Bake for 30 minutes, or until nice and crispy. Remove from overn and shake chicken wings in Ziplock to coat.

Honey Lime Dressing

  • ¼ cup Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Dash of paprika

Combine all ingredients and shake well to combine. Chill. Shake again before serving.

Hot Cocktail Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • Zest of 1 key lime
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Salt and coarsely ground black pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Chill and pour over fresh seafood such as clams, oysters, crab meat and lobster or serve in a separate ramekin.

Island Lime Dressing

  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • ½ teaspoon dried mint
  • ¼ teaspoon tarragon

Whisk all ingredients until well blended. Refrigerate until serving

Jalapeño Lime Dressing

  • 3 cups ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup green chilies, roasted
  • ¼ cup jalapeño chili, pickled or marinated
  • 1 tablespoon Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1/3 bunch fresh cilantro
  • ½ Roma tomatoes, diced

Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Chill and use as a salad dressing or dip for chips.

Joe’s Seafood Sauce

  • 6 tablespoons Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

Mix all ingredients together and chill thoroughly. Serve with favorite chilled seafood.

Key Lime Avocado Dip

  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili pepper
  • 1 ripe tomato, diced
  • 2 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet red onion, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Mash avocadoes well and add all other ingredients. Should be chunky. Chill well for several hours before serving with tortilla chips.