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  • Nothing beats the fresh taste of homemade beef jerky. Say goodbye to the massively preserved, store-bought bags and find true comfort with homemade beef jerky recipes.

    4 Homemade Beef Jerky Marinade Recipes

    4 Homemade Beef Jerky Marinade Recipes

    by Zach10

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  • Green peas are nutrient-dense. They are very delicious. This veggie is seasonal. Hence, buy them when they are abundant and preserve for the future. Here's an easy way to preserve them at home.

    How to Store and Preserve Green Peas at Home

    How to Store and Preserve Green Peas at Home

    by ShailaSheshadri2

  • Freezer strawberry jam is a great treat you can put on your ice cream or your toast. By packaging it, you can turn it into a nice gift. It's yummy too!

    Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe

    Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe

    by Angela Michelle Schultz13

  • Making a real Cajun-style roux is no mystery—it simply takes a little patience! With a couple of tools and three ingredients, you can have true, rich Cajun flavor for gumbo or étouffée for yourself!

    How to Make the Perfect Roux

    How to Make the Perfect Roux

    by Jan Charles1

  • Make your own cooking spray saves money, reduces the chemical additives you're putting into your body, takes 5 minutes to make, and is better for the environment and better for your health.

    Homemade Cooking Spray Recipe

    Homemade Cooking Spray Recipe

    by Audrey Kirchner15

  • An essential condiment in every British household is a bottle of HP Sauce, just as it’s nearly impossible to find an American home without ketchup.

    In Praise of Brown Sauce

    In Praise of Brown Sauce

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • Standard tartar sauce is great in a hurry and an even simply version takes about 60 seonds to prepare. At the same time, some of my favorites are also fast and easy.

    Recipes for Unique Types of Tartar Sauce

    Recipes for Unique Types of Tartar Sauce

    by Patty Inglish11

  • The best pizza sauce starts off with the freshest ingredients, not canned. Learn the secrets to an extremely fresh from scratch pizza sauce recipe.

    Pizza Sauce Recipe From Scratch

    Pizza Sauce Recipe From Scratch

    by Zach49

  • Mole, or Mexican BBQ sauce, has gained popularity due to the efforts of culinary genius Rick Bayless. This simplified recipe for red mole yields a silky, sweet, smoky sauce. A Scoville chart of dried chiles is included.

    Sweet & Smoky Mexican Mole Sauce Recipe

    Sweet & Smoky Mexican Mole Sauce Recipe

    by vespawoolf26

  • Béarnaise sauce is a staple in many places, and can be a little tricky to prepare. Fear not, for I am here to guide you through how to make Béarnaise sauce from scratch.

    How to Make Béarnaise Sauce From Scratch

    How to Make Béarnaise Sauce From Scratch

    by Lars Melby0

  • Finding a succulent fresh mint sauce can be a tall order. Fortunately, I know of an easy, delicious recipe you can use in a curry, on lamb, on potatoes, or anything that suits your fancy!

    Fresh English Garden Mint Sauce

    Fresh English Garden Mint Sauce

    by lemonkerdz16

  • Making enchilada sauce at home takes less time than a trip to the store, and the results are so incredible—rich, tangy, smoky deliciousness—that you'll reach for this recipe first, every time!

    Homemade Enchilada Sauce

    Homemade Enchilada Sauce

    by Jan Charles0

  • Walnut oil is one of those oils you don't hear much about, but it is fantastic. Learn how to use it in your everyday cooking.

    Ideas for Cooking With Walnut Oil

    Ideas for Cooking With Walnut Oil

    by Audrey Kirchner20

  • Bitter gourd chutney is the best sauce I have eaten so far. I am not kidding! If you make this dish in the right way, you will also opine the same. Bitter gourd is a superfood. Try it!

    How to Make Bitter Gourd (Hagala Kai) Chutney

    How to Make Bitter Gourd (Hagala Kai) Chutney

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Before the written word, there was honey; offering to the gods, source of potent drink and peasant currency, and even a love potion; honey is as old as time. Enjoy the history and the recipes.

    Exploring Honey

    Exploring Honey

    by Linda Lum15

  • Italian pesto is loved the world over. But have you ever tasted Tallarin Verde, or green noodles, the pesto of Peru? Creamy and mild, it is the favorite dish of many Peruvian children.

    How to Make a Basil Pesto Sauce

    How to Make a Basil Pesto Sauce

    by vespawoolf46

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  • Pasta sauce is a versatile cooking ingredient. You can make varieties of pasta with it. Sometimes, people use it also as a side dish. This garlicky-flavored red sauce makes mouth-watering pasta. Though pasta sauce is available in the stores, homemade sauce tastes much better.

    Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

    Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Green chilies are a great to boost your immune system. They are loaded with vitamin C and beta-carotene. These bite-sized condiments are very tempting. It spices up any meal. Try this easy recipe!

    Instant Green Chili Pickles Recipe

    Instant Green Chili Pickles Recipe

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Homemade mango chutney is better than any shop-bought chutney and a great go-to for any Indian curry or ingredient to other recipes. Here's a simple recipe!

    Quick & Easy Mango Chutney Recipe

    Quick & Easy Mango Chutney Recipe

    by lemonkerdz19

  • If you like biscuits and gravy, you may wish to try this easy country gravy recipe. You can make your own biscuits if you wish or buy the dough from the store. Add your favorite sides, and you're set.

    Quick and Easy Country Gravy

    Quick and Easy Country Gravy

    by Finn Liam Cooper1

  • Are you wondering what to do with your bounty of beautiful chilies? Why not freeze them so that they are be available to use whenever you want to add a bit of spice to your life.

    How to Freeze Hot Malagueta Chili Peppers

    How to Freeze Hot Malagueta Chili Peppers

    by Mary Wickison6

  • What is in a romesco sauce? Find out how to make an authentic version of this Catalonian salsa in your own home kitchen.

    Traditional Romesco Sauce Recipe

    Traditional Romesco Sauce Recipe

    by Lena Durante2

  • Celebrate the grand garden season finale. Here are some faster, space-saving methods to harvest and store garden produce at its best.

    Ways to Preserve Tomatoes and Peppers

    Ways to Preserve Tomatoes and Peppers

    by Patsy Bell Hobson6

  • This is a wonderful jelly for wine lovers. Learn to make this awesome and versatile jelly at home.

    How to Make Wine Jelly

    How to Make Wine Jelly

    by Jeff Johnston32

  • Salsa verde is a green salsa made in Mexico. It is made with tomatillos, cilantro, onion, garlic, chile serrano, and lime. It can be boiled or broiled. Includes variations and serving suggestions.

    Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde Recipe

    Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde Recipe

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares17

  • You can use those end-of-season, unripe tomatoes you picked from your garden or greenhouse to make an excellent chutney. I also include recipe tips for using the chutney in a ploughman’s lunch.

    How to Make Green Tomato Chutney

    How to Make Green Tomato Chutney

    by Arthur Russ8

  • Fenugreek leaf is a known source of fiber, iron, protein, and minerals. It has few calories. This leaf has a unique aroma and flavor when cooked. Hence, it is a popular culinary ingredient.

    Fenugreek Leaf Chutney (Methi Chutney) Recipe

    Fenugreek Leaf Chutney (Methi Chutney) Recipe

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Homemade salsa that can be used all year round. Step-by-step instructions that include tips on how to handle jalapeno peppers to keep them from burning your hands.

    How to Make and Jar Salsa From Scratch

    How to Make and Jar Salsa From Scratch

    by Susan Holland66

  • Learning how to make a quick pan sauce will give you superpowers in the kitchen. Three to four ingredients and five minutes will elevate a plain chicken breast or pork chop to a whole new level.

    How to Make a Deglazed Pan Sauce for Amazing Results

    How to Make a Deglazed Pan Sauce for Amazing Results

    by Jan Charles3

  • Home canning is simple and can be a great skill to learn. I think it's economical and healthy because no chemicals are added during the process. It's a great way to store extra food!

    How to Start Canning Food

    How to Start Canning Food

    by Candace Bacon7

  • You can easily make a better pizza sauce at home than the store-bought variety. Homemade sauce is more flavorful, has less oil, and is better in taste.

    How to Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

    How to Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Wild berries are a common summer sight all over the world and are often free for the taking. Learn to make this quick and easy berry sauce, a delicious and elegant accompaniment for many desserts.

    Exotic Wild Berry Sauce Recipe

    Exotic Wild Berry Sauce Recipe

    by vespawoolf58

  • People seem to have a love/hate thing for French food - which I can understand. It's somewhat intimidating, involves approximately 476 steps for something as simple as a scrambled egg, and no one understands what the names of dishes are. They are in...

    How to Make Velouté Sauce

    How to Make Velouté Sauce

    by Jan Charles0

  • This article offers step-by-step directions and photos for making nasturtium jelly. You'll be an expert jelly-maker in no time with this clear and helpful guide!

    How to Make Nasturtium Jelly From Scratch

    How to Make Nasturtium Jelly From Scratch

    by agaglia5

  • Knowing how to make a white sauce can be invaluable cooking skill. You can use a white sauce in so many dishes either as a topping or a creamy filling.

    How to Make White Sauce

    How to Make White Sauce

    by Athlyn Green22

  • Learn how to dehydrate foods and save money. Dehydrating foods takes none of the nutrients out and helps you use food at their prime.

    How to Dehydrate Your Own Food

    How to Dehydrate Your Own Food

    by Audrey Kirchner35

  • This article is about the the easiest way to make sweet, crunchy pickles, featuring a secret shortcut. Includes recipe, complete instructions, and lots of photos. You will love these pickles.

    The Easiest Way to Make Sweet, Crunchy Pickles

    The Easiest Way to Make Sweet, Crunchy Pickles

    by Faye Rutledge11

  • Preparing foods for storage, canning or freezing. What I do to prepare my food and why I choose to can or freeze.

    How to Freeze and Can Your Food

    How to Freeze and Can Your Food

    by Terrie Lynn2

  • Green tomatoes are high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and protein. They are tangy. Spices blend nicely with this vegetable, resulting in a very delicious and spicy side dish.

    Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

    Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Made with fresh ingredients, a fruit coulis is the perfect fruit sauce. Along with step by step photo instructions, you'll find recipes for a raspberry, a mixed berry and a strawberry version.

    How to Make a Fruit Coulis

    How to Make a Fruit Coulis

    by Glimmer Twin Fan78

  • January 24th is national peanut butter day. Get ready by preparing your own delicious, homemade peanut butter. Make it to your exact flavor specifications by following this easy recipe.

    How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter

    How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter

    by lemonkerdz11

  • Who doesn't want to enjoy eating a hot and spicy dish when it's cold? This sauce is great for any weather, really. Try out this spicy and satisfying sauce on a stir-fry or whatever you like!

    How to Make the Perfect Szechwan Sauce

    How to Make the Perfect Szechwan Sauce

    by ShailaSheshadri4

  • A simple recipe, with photos, to make the popular Israeli spicy condiment, zhug (skhug). Originally from Yemen, this Mediterranean hot sauce is easy to prepare, has a vivid green color, and has a garlic/cilantro aroma that is entrancing.

    Zhug (Skhug) Recipe: Yemeni/Israeli Hot Sauce

    Zhug (Skhug) Recipe: Yemeni/Israeli Hot Sauce

    by Jason Menayan11

  • Pesto—a great sauce for pasta, meat, or eggs. But some chefs have turned it into an amalgam of any veggie pulverized with olive oil. Let’s get back to basics.

    Pesto Perfected

    Pesto Perfected

    by Linda Lum20

  • Bacon jam is almost impossible to describe—until you taste it. Sweet, spicy, smoky, salty, it's an amazing combination of delectable goodness. Check out how easy it is to make it for yourself!

    How to Make Amazing, Homemade Bacon Jam From Scratch

    How to Make Amazing, Homemade Bacon Jam From Scratch

    by Jan Charles8

  • This tangy, homemade French dressing recipe is better than any store-bought version. It's also cheaper and healthier, and the ingredients are commonly found in your pantry.

    Homemade, Tangy French Dressing

    Homemade, Tangy French Dressing

    by Linda Rogers18

  • Have you ever wanted to try making the famous Italian Arrabiata pasta sauce. Here is a super simple recipe that everyone in your family will love.

    How to Make Arrabiata Sauce Pasta

    How to Make Arrabiata Sauce Pasta

    by PGupta09190

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