Category:  Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas

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 »

Lipton Onion Soup Mix Copycat Recipe

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 07/01
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Homemade versions of store-bought staples can be really useful.  Sometimes, the DIY version is healthier, cheaper, and/or allows you to swap out off-limits ingredients.  Most times, they taste… Read More »

Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 10/12
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When I originally shared my Autumn Salad with Nancy’s Sweet and Tangy Dressing, my friend, Christine, mentioned that she serves a similar salad with a vanilla vinaigrette.  Christine… Read More »

Roasted Root Veggie Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette…and a granola giveaway!

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 15/11
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Think of all the people you see regularly, but only in passing. People with whom you may exchange friendly banter but never have the time to really know…. Read More »