Sauces, Condiments & Preservation
Store-Bought Hummus vs. Homemade: Vegan Taste Test
With hummus now widely available in supermarkets, is it better than what I used to make in my youth? I put it to the test.
Fabulous Tasting Madeira Sauce Recipe (Plus Fun Facts)
In addition to a fabulous Madeira sauce recipe, you'll learn a bit about the Madeira Islands and its wine.
What Is Tahini? History, Uses, and Six Easy Recipes
Tahini is a savory sesame condiment that originated thousands of years ago in Indonesia. Let’s answer your tahini questions, learn how to make it, and discover how to use it in cooking and baking.
Easy Instant Pot Blueberry Jam Recipe (With No-Pectin Option)
This blueberry jam recipe provides the same traditional flavor with the ease of a pressure cooker. Two recipes included: one with pectin and one without.
The Story of Worcestershire Sauce: Origins, Uses, and Bonus Facts
Almost every kitchen has a bottle of this condiment in it waiting for its sweet and sour flavours to be released.
How to Dehydrate Lettuce and Leafy Greens (and How to Use It Later)
Dehydrating lettuce and leafy greens may seem odd, but you can preserve great nutrition and add it to your dinners when you don't have time to eat salads, or if you have naturally picky eaters. Plus, you can preserve the goodness of your garden for later consumption.
Recipe for Creamy and Chunky Dry Marsala Sauce With Mushrooms
My flavorful Marsala sauce recipe makes a delicious topping for chicken, pork, beef, or even mixed with pasta and used as a main dish.
Rustic Eggplant Prosciutto Sauce Recipe: Perfect With Pasta or Polenta
The rich flavors of Italian-inspired ingredients meld together perfectly when slowly simmered on the stovetop, providing a flavorful sauce for plates of pasta or polenta.
Super Simple Homemade Tomato Sauce!
Hi everyone! I know a lot of people might use some form of store-bought pre-made pasta sauce like Prego or Ragu when they make their pasta dishes. Nothing against those brands; they can be great. But if you're looking to throw in a homemade spin, here's a super simple way to do it!
The Best Guacamole Recipe of All Time
Guacamole is hands down a crowd-pleaser and sure to spruce up just about any meal. This recipe has been my go-to for over 15 years and has never been beat. It's super easy and quick to prepare, and it will disappear just about as fast as you can make it!
How to Make Easy and Guilt-Free Dips and Dressings
Whether you are on a diet or just looking for simple and easy dips to make, this article will give you some useful ideas on how to make some healthy dips for your appetizers.
How to Make Fruit Preserves for a Simple Fruit Cobbler
Learn how to make your own fruit preserves and then use them to make a simple fruit cobbler.
How to Make Tomato Sauce Using an Outdoor Evaporator
How do you turn 400 pounds of tomatoes into 92 quarts of wonderful smoky sauce in one day? With an outdoor evaporator and the help of several friends, of course.
How to Make the Best Ever Homemade Blueberry Jam
Blueberry jam is the perfect thing to make in the middle of summer, when the blueberries are at their peak of ripeness. With just a few cups of berries and a little sugar, you'll capture the perfect summertime flavor to enjoy all year-round.
Everything You Want to Know About Hummus: Origins, Ingredients, Recipes, and Uses
Hummus—it's not just a dip for pita chips. Learn its origins, how to make the BEST in your own kitchen, and how to use it in many imaginative ways.
Mouthwatering Vegetarian Black Bean, Avocado, and Mango Salsa
This delicious salsa is easy to prepare and is always a crowd-pleaser. It can be served as an appetizer with chips, or it can be served as a main dish with rice or couscous. This salsa, which can be kept in the fridge for up to a week, is versatile, colorful, and delicious.