Category:  Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas

Speedy Cherry Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 30/08
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This is the sort of easy summer cooking I love:  basic, fresh ingredients coming together as something altogether pleasing in a few short minutes.  Although perfect over pasta–and… Read More »

Seven-Day Pickles

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Mason Jar Ideas, Side Dishes
by Ann on 15/08
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  Every summer, I look forward to making seven-day pickles.  Although the name implies a long, arduous process, the steps are quite simple and require just a few… Read More »

Old-Fashioned Horseradish Pickles

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 05/08
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When I saw it in the pages of a feed store magazine, this recipe brought back an instant memory of a gallon jar of pickles on my grandmother’s… Read More »

Classic Peach Jam

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 15/07
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There is something special about homemade jam.  The smell of fruit cooking is sweet and delicious and the aroma truly takes me back to my grandmother’s kitchen. As… Read More »

Rhubarb Pineapple Jam

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 21/05
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Over the last couple weeks, I’ve noticed rhubarb reappearing at our local farmers markets.  I have held out buying any as the two rhubarb plants in our backyard… Read More »

Balsamic Lime Vinaigrette

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 16/05
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As many of you know, I’m a big fan of homemade dressings and vinaigrettes.  Typically, they are easy to mix up with ingredients readily had on hand and… Read More »

Amazing Parmesan Garlic Bread

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/04
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Spaghetti for dinner is always a hit here.  If I take a few extra minutes to make this special garlic bread, the smiles are twice as wide!  For… Read More »

Foolproof Peanut Butter Frosting

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 14/02
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In our family, February is full of birthdays.  There are three, all spread out exactly one week after the next.  With Valentine’s Day thrown into the mix, there… Read More »

Buffalo Wing Hummus

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/01
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Depending on one’s perspective, the lure of Super Bowl Sunday might be the good eats, funny commercials, big-name halftime show or, of course, the football!  Whether you are… Read More »

Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten-Free Options, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 22/01
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When I first tried coffee my senior year in high school, I decided I would only drink it if I liked it black.  I “learned” to drink tea… Read More »