Chef Michael Goodman

While JoMomma’s takes great pride in creating its’ own fresh recipes for our salsa, we reached out to the very best chef in the Midwest to help create dishes beyond just the chips and salsa.  Chef Goodman has over 30 years of experience ranging from his own restaurants to global hospitality firms.   Here are a few of his favorites that have been met with rave reviews.

Recipes Featuring JoMomma’s

JoMomma’s Roasted Garlic Jalapeño Country Ribs


2 lbs boneless pork ribs

16 oz. JoMomma’s Roasted Garlic Jalapeño Salsa

1 cup of Apple Juice

2 tsp. of Corn Starch

1 tblspn. Of Cold Water


Pour salsa over ribs and marinade in refrigerator for 24 hours.  Transfer Ribs to a broiler pan with a screen and reserve raining salsa used for marinating.  Place ribs under pre-heated broiler in over and cook until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.  Bring remaining salsa and apple juice to a boil and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.  Mix corn starch and water together until smooth and add to salsa apple juice mixture.  Continue cooking until salsa thickens.  Reduce heat to very low and hold until service.  Serve ribs with salsa apple juice sauce and enjoy.  

JoMomma’s Pineapple Mango Warm Bacon Dressing


16 oz. JoMomma’s Pineapple Mango Salsa

12 fluid oz. Sprite

1/2 cup of Corn Syrup or Honey

1 pound of Cooked/Diced Bacon


Combine salsa, Sprite and corn syrup in a sauce pan and simmer over low heat for 15-20 minutes.  While salsa is simmering, cook bacon until most crisp, drain fat thoroughly and chop in to 1/4” to 1/2” square pieces.  Add cooked bacon to salsa mixture and simmer an additional five minutes.  Remove from and hold until service, or, place in food storage container and refrigerate up to seven days.  This dressing can be used as an accompaniment to scrambled eggs, fish, shrimp, brie topping, grilled chicken, steak or whatever creation you desire.  

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JoMomma’s Hot Momma Alfredo Pasta


2 tblspn. Butter

2 tblspn. Diced Onion

16 fluid oz. Heavy Cream

16 oz. JoMomma’s Hot Momma Salsa

1 cup Grated Parmesan


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat and immediately add diced onion, cooking until onions soften.  Add heavy cream and salsa and simmer over low heat while stirring occasionally for 20 minutes.  Add grated parmesan cheese and simmer while stirring constantly for 3-5 more minutes.  Remove from heat and enjoy immediately with your favorite pasta or move to a storage container and store for up to 7 days.