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GHOSTWOOD Apple Pandowdy

GHOSTWOOD Apple Pandowdy

I know it’s just starting summer, but fall apples are always on my mind. These tangy apples are simmered in a great GHOSTWOOD sweet sauce. For quickness and ease, I bought frozen pie shells for the patchwork crust. GHOSTWOOD Apple Pandowdy INGREDIENTS 2 frozen pie...

Ghostwood Tiramisu

Ghostwood Tiramisu

When the boys were young, dirt cake was all the rage. I can’t tell you how many of those things I made, gummy worms and all! This is an adult version of that popular recipe. This calls for espresso. If you don’t have an espresso machine (I don’t), I used espresso...

Ghostwood Caramel Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Ghostwood Caramel Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This upside-down cake is a little more time consuming, but it’s worth the extra steps. The cake is light and fluffy, but moist. The Ghostwood caramel is very decadent. Top it with some vanilla bean ice cream! Ghostwood Caramel Pineapple Upside-Down Cake INGREDIENTS...

Ghostwood vinaigrette with spinach salad

Ghostwood vinaigrette with spinach salad

Making homemade salad dressing can be easy, and tastes incredible. This dressing can be served with a lot of different salads. The cool thing is, you can adjust it to your own tastes and top it on any type of salad you will be serving. Use the vinaigrette recipe as...

Ghostwood Buttermilk Pie

Ghostwood Buttermilk Pie

My friend Mel and I were visiting my youngest son at Tarleton State in nearby Stephenville, when I discovered buttermilk pie for the first time. My dessert life was changed that day. Being from the Midwest, that was not often on the dessert menu. Since then, I have...

GHOSTWOOD Layer Bars

GHOSTWOOD Layer Bars

We had some nasty winter weather pass through last week. We were hunkered down for several days waiting for the ice to melt. When the weather is like that, I head to the kitchen and see what can be created. These layer bars are so good! I have discovered that...

GHOSTWOOD peaches and cream pie

GHOSTWOOD peaches and cream pie

GHOSTWOOD peaches and cream pie INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 fresh peaches, pitted, peeled (if desired) and sliced 1/4 inch thick. Use frozen if you can't find fresh, just let them thaw and drain. 1/4 c sugar 1/4 c GHOSTWOOD Base: 1 (3.4 OUNCE) cook and serve vanilla pudding mix...

GHOSTWOOD Chocolate Fudge

GHOSTWOOD Chocolate Fudge

This GHOSTWOOD fudge is a great addition to your sweets tray at Christmas. It is also a great gift to a chocolate lover! The GHOSTWOOD adds a unique mellow flavor to all that rich chocolate. I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas! Ghostwood Chocolate Fudge...

GHOSTWOOD Potato Soup

GHOSTWOOD Potato Soup

The wind has been howling today, and the temperature really dropped overnight. It is the time of year that you need to be warmed from the inside out. That’s where GHOSTWOOD comes in handy! I love coming in from the cold and having a good bowl of soup ready to go. Have...

GHOSTWOOD Meatballs

GHOSTWOOD Meatballs

If you want a quick, easy appetizer for your holiday party, it doesn’t get any easier than this. GHOSTWOOD Meatballs INGREDIENTS 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup GHOSTWOOD 4 dozen meatballs, small, already cooked DIRECTIONS Combine the first three ingredients...

Ghostwood Crackers

Ghostwood Crackers

This delicious recipe is addictive, not too sweet and oh, so worth it. I have made a version of this recipe every Christmas, it has always been the boys favorite. Now that we have GHOSTWOOD in our lives, it seemed appropriate to incorporate it into a family favorite....

GHOSTWOOD Bourbon Balls

GHOSTWOOD Bourbon Balls

This is a classic recipe for the holidays. Now is the time to make them so the Ghostwood will have time to meld with the other ingredients. GHOSTWOOD Bourbon Balls INGREDIENTS 11 oz box of vanilla wafers 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tbsp...

GHOSTWOOD Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Warm GHOSTWOOD Sauce

GHOSTWOOD Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Warm GHOSTWOOD Sauce

Old fashioned gingerbread is a favorite at Christmas time. This cake has the perfect balance of warm spices and sweet molasses. The warm Ghostwood sauce puts it over the top. GHOSTWOOD Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Warm GHOSTWOOD Sauce CAKE INGREDIENTS 2 2/3 c flour 3...

GHOSTWOOD Sweet Potatoes

GHOSTWOOD Sweet Potatoes

I have never been a sweet potato person, I think it goes way back to my childhood. I always bypassed them to get to the good stuff at the Thanksgiving table. Since this is the all time best season for GHOSTWOOD, I had to give sweet potatoes another chance. I have to...

GHOSTWOOD Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel

GHOSTWOOD Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! If you are like me, you are hunting down recipes, making grocery lists, trying to decide how big of a turkey you will need. I love this holiday. Just getting together with family and friends is so much fun. I love the smell of that turkey...

GHOSTWOOD Caramel Corn

GHOSTWOOD Caramel Corn

Halloween is GHOSTWOOD time! Crunchy leaves, dark nights, bonfire smoke, spooky night sounds. It is the perfect time for gathering of friends while the kiddos get dressed up in costumes to trick or treat. Luke’s aunt Wendy had the perfect house for those nights. Such...

GHOSTWOOD bread pudding with GHOSTWOOD sauce

GHOSTWOOD bread pudding with GHOSTWOOD sauce

Fall is definitely in the air, or maybe it’s wishful thinking! But don’t you just love the change in seasons? Fall is the time for gathering outside with friends, football games, apple orchards, pumpkin patches, sweaters and bon fires. My son Andrew told me that bread...

GHOSTWOOD Green Beans with Bacon

GHOSTWOOD Green Beans with Bacon

These GHOSTWOOD green beans with bacon make a wonderful side dish. I made them for Sunday dinner last week. It will be a perfect side dish for the holiday table, it is salty, sweet and spicy, even better, you make it all in one pan. I can’t believe I am thinking about...

Double frosted GHOSTWOOD brownies

Double frosted GHOSTWOOD brownies

We had beautiful weather at the Illinois ranch this weekend. Ending the day on the back porch, listening to the birds sing. I love being able to take a deep breath and breath the fresh air. We do have some heifers in the pasture, they came up to enjoy the evening with...

Ghostwood Burgers and Hot Dogs

Ghostwood Burgers and Hot Dogs

Before those fireworks start exploding on the 4th of July, you will want to crank up those grills.  It is time to celebrate being in this wonderful country of ours.  If you are like me, you tend to smile and swell a little with pride being from the good old USA. Being...

Ghostwood Maple Glazed Wings

Ghostwood Maple Glazed Wings

You will need so many napkins.  These wings are amazingly awesome! Happy Eating! - Jan Ghostwood maple glazed wings INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Ghostwood bourbon 2 lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp finely chopped onion 3/4 c maple syrup, grade A 2 tbsp tomato paste Sprig...

Pam’s Ghostwood Pulled Pork Totchos

Pam’s Ghostwood Pulled Pork Totchos

This recipe is from our dear friend Pam Lichty.  Pam and her husband John are Ghostwood advocates.  We love when our Ghostwood fans create recipes and send them on to us. - Jan INGREDIENTS - Pork 1 pork roast, loin or shoulder 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 c water 2 tbsp brown...

Ghostwood Bacon and Mushroom dip

Ghostwood Bacon and Mushroom dip

Ghostwood, bacon and mushrooms. What is there not to like!  This dip is hearty, savory and delicious.  Feel free to add a little more Ghostwood to your liking.  - Jan Ghostwood Bacon and Mushroom dip INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp Ghostwood bourbon 1 lb bacon 16 oz fresh...

Ghostwood bourbon CRACKers

This delicious recipe is addictive, not too sweet and oh, so worth it. It tastes the best with a sip of Ghostwood followed by a bite of crack.  For chocolate lovers, melt some dark chocolate and drizzle over the crackers while still in the pan.  You will soon know why...

GHOSTWOOD Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

GHOSTWOOD Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Hi all, I am up at the Illinois ranch. Birthplace of Ghostwood. This ranch has a hold on our family. It is beautiful. The changing of the seasons are what I love the most. The temperature on this summer morning is a nice 55 degrees. We raised our boys here, with...

Ribeye Steak with a GHOSTWOOD Cream Sauce

Ribeye Steak with a GHOSTWOOD Cream Sauce

Ribeye Steak with Ghostwood Bourbon Cream Sauce is the best special occasion recipe. It feels really fancy without needing a lot of ingredients. This recipe is for one serving, it can easily be converted to as many steaks as you want, just double sauce ingredients as...

GHOSTWOOD Peaches and Cream Pie

GHOSTWOOD Peaches and Cream Pie

I absolutely love peaches!  Summer wouldn't be the same without them.  This unique recipe is called a pie, but it has a cake layer on the bottom.  A very impressive dessert. Ingredients: 1 1/2 fresh peaches, pitted, peeled (if desired) and sliced 1/4 inch thick.  Use...

Sweet and Spicy GHOSTWOOD Baked Beans

Sweet and Spicy GHOSTWOOD Baked Beans

At Ghostwood, we believe in our hearts that our whiskey is perfectly made to be a “sipping whiskey”. But, to kick things up a notch, we love cooking with it as well. These baked beans were made by Lucas’s mother, Jan Perks for an pairing event and we couldn’t resist sharing them here for all to use. Enjoy!

Ghostwood Orange Glazed Ham

Ghostwood Orange Glazed Ham

For brunch, lunch or dinner, this recipe will fit perfectly. This glaze is a snap to make and will definitely enhance your ham. Use either a 7-pound spiral sliced ham or a bone-in half ham. Either one will be delicious. Included are instructions for both. Have a...

Ghostwood Banana Bread

Ghostwood Banana Bread

Banana bread is a perfect addition to Easter brunch or—let’s be honest—any time. Ghostwood and the ripe bananas are a perfect combination. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons Ghostwood Blended Bourbon 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt...

Ghostwood Rice Krispies Treats

Ghostwood Rice Krispies Treats

We’re all just kids at heart, so when you make these, you might giggle a little. Ingredients: 1/4 cup Ghostwood Blended Bourbon 1/2 cup butter, a little extra for greasing pan 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 tsp vanilla 12 oz marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal Equipment...