By flavored oils, I mean for salad, bread dipping, or for cooking. I make some with extra-virgin olive oil so you can just sprinkle it over your tossed salad and squeeze a little fresh lemon juice or lime over top. Add salt and pepper, if you like. For cooking, it is better to use regular…
Homemade Sazon Seasoning
This is like the dry seasoning that comes in the orange packets. This version has a lot more flavor and can stand alone as the seasoning
10 Salsa Recipes
A good salsa is welcome at any meal or occasion. Here I’ve gathered a variety of a few different ideas to get you started.
Classic Turkey Pan Gravy with Variations
Everyone needs turkey gravy for Thanksgiving. This is a recipe for classic turkey gravy (works for chicken, beef, pork, etc. too) along with some variations if you like to jazz up your meal now and then.
Blackberry Ginger Preserves
Last year I bought one of those little blackberry bushes (really a stick) that we can find outside our grocery stores. I usually have pretty good luck buying plants from the grocery store. Seems funny, but whatever. So last year it actually bore fruit. It was great! However, this year, the dang thing has exploded! …
Texas Barbecue Sauce
This sauce is meant to be served alongside a smoked beef brisket, but you do whatever you like. Hey! You’re the cook here!
Mango Pomegranate Guacamole
I have never really understood guacamole. I know lots of people love it, but isn’t mashed up avocados just as good? Just a little lime juice, salt, and pepper? I don’t know, I just thought it weird to add tomatoes and whatnot. Sooooo, lets really get weird and add mango and pomegranate to our guacamole….
Pesto is a quick and easy way to add flavor to your foods. It is similar to chimichurri or salsa. Originally pesto is an Italian condiment made from fresh basil leaves, cheese, and pine nuts. This pesto is made with fresh cilantro and pumpkin seeds or pepitas. I find that cilantro deteriorates very quickly in…