Category:  Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas

Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/07
Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

It never fails. Every summer I anxiously await the first of the red, ripe tomatoes from our backyard garden. Then just as we’re packing for vacation, the plants… Read More »

Blueberry Lime Jam

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 15/07
Blueberry Lime Jam

One of my fondest memories from my grandmother’s dinner table is, silly as it may sound, her jelly bread.  Plain old sandwich bread was an economical filler that… Read More »

Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 08/07
Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

You work hard to get dinner on the table, so why not make your dinner work for you?  The following super simple, healthy meal is a fabulous way… Read More »

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 24/06
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

There’s nothing wrong with store-bought teriyaki sauce.  Taking a few minutes to make your own, however, will reward you with a fresh taste that may surprise you.  What’s… Read More »

Greeked-Out Gorgonzola Dressing

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Salads
by Ann on 04/06
Greeked-Out Gorgonzola Dressing -- thick and delicious yet healthy

Blue Cheese Dressing was the first salad dressing I ever tried at a restaurant, at a long-shuttered establishment called The Rose Bowl.  It became a favorite and still… Read More »

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 13/05
Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce -- just 4 ingredients and so many ways to enjoy!

For many years, my maternal great-grandmother taught in a one-room Amish schoolhouse. That meant teaching all of the subjects to children in grades one through eight. No small… Read More »

Classic Guacamole

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 02/05
Classic Guacamole

I tend to tuck recipes away and wait for what I hope will be just the right occasion for my readers. This guacamole recipe, for instance, has been… Read More »

Pimento Cheese Spread…and a 50th anniversary celebration!

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 08/04
Pimento Cheese Spread

Last weekend, my in-laws celebrated 50 wonderful years of marriage with a family trip to The Greenbriar in West Virginia.  Their three children along with spouses, significant others… Read More »

Mango Pineapple Salsa

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 04/03
Mango Pineapple Salsa

Recently, my friend Justine asked if I would create an orange recipe to shine a light on something near and dear to her heart.  You may be wondering… Why… Read More »

Easy Yogurt Cream Cheese

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 18/02
Easy Yogurt Cream Cheese

Yogurt “cheese” really isn’t cheese at all.  It’s simply yogurt that has been thickened into a soft, cream cheese-like consistency…and it’s delightful on your morning bagel or in recipes… Read More »