Tag Archives: condiment

A twist on hummus

Hummus typically contains garbanzo beans (chickpeas) and tahini. This recipe, inspired by one in The Blooming Platter Cookbook, takes liberties with the […]

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Mix varieties and roast apples for flavorful chunky applesauce

Applesauce can be made very simply by just cooking apples on the stove, but roasting them for a few minutes […]

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Basic gravy recipe with gluten-free or grain-free options

Gravy is something I very seldom make except on holidays, so in case you’re like me and have to refer […]

Fruit salad dressing—sweet and memory-rich

This recipe is one that I first made in my teens. A neighborhood friend told me her mom had a […]

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Have your basil now and later—make pesto!

Lovely basil is so fragrant, and it’s so easy to grow. If you have an abundance, making it into pesto […]

A unique use for rhubarb: rhubarb ketchup

When searching for ways to use my backyard rhubarb, I came across an unusual recipe: rhubarb ketchup. I was intrigued so I made a batch, and I thought was good and worth sharing

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Fish tacos with mango salsa and green rice (arroz verde)−Olé Mexico!

Serve fish tacos with attractive, brightly flavored arroz verde (green rice) on the side. For convenient preparation, the fish and rice are baked in the oven.

Homemade salad dressings

With this post I hope to inspire you to make your own salad dressings. Homemade dressings are flavorful and fresh and can add variety and interest to greens so they won’t be just a healthy obligation but something you’ll look forward to.

Honey butter recipe

Honey butter is simple to make and delicious on sturdy whole-grain bread, cornbread, or popovers. The secret to smooth honey butter that doesn’t separate is to whip for several minutes with an electric or stand mixer using a whisk attachment.