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4 Creative Ways to Cook With Pepper Jelly

Red pepper jelly is versatile and delicious. Discover creative ways to cook with this spicy but sweet jelly.

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Easy Sugar-Free Apple Butter in the Microwave

Do you love the naturally sweet taste of apple butter but dislike the added sugar in commercial brands? Here's how to make your own sugar-free apple butter in the microwave.

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Top 20 Peanut Butter Puns: Quick Jokes for Adults and Kids!

Peanut butter puns will bring a smile to your face at any time of the year, but they are especially entertaining to share on National Peanut Butter Day (January 24).

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Can You Get Sick From Eating Expired Miracle Whip?

Find out whether it's safe to eat Miracle Whip after its best-by date and how to properly store it.

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How to Make Peanut Butter at Home (With Optional Honey)

Smooth and creamy, preservative-free peanut butter recipe. Video included.

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Best Guacamole Dip: Easy Recipe

This creamy and delicious guacamole dip is quick and easy to make. You only need a few ingredients, and they're all healthy. Enjoy this dip with tortilla chips or veggies during Super Bowl season or anytime!

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Sweet and Spicy Cilantro and Lime Dip Recipe

This sweet and spicy dip is made with cilantro, tomato, lime juice, and other healthy ingredients. It goes especially well with corn tortilla chips but can also be enjoyed with baby carrots, celery sticks, and other veggies.

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Powerful Mustard Seed: Types, Uses, and Trivia

This article gives the history of mustard, discusses various types and uses of mustard, plus it provides some recipes. Types of mustard plants are also reviewed, along with some trivia.

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Easy Instant Pot Blueberry Lemon Jam Recipe

A tart twist on a classic favorite.

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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.

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Goat Cheese and Habanero Guacamole Recipe

A decadent take on a classic favorite.

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Marmalade: The Bitter Truth

Almost inedible Seville oranges are turned into a preserve that many people claim to enjoy as part of their breakfast.

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Lemon Honey Dressing

Lemons are in abundance in the garden, and so my motivation for making this lemon-based dressing stems from my desire to use lemons, along with the other green leafy vegetables growing in abundance.

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Easy Homemade Guacamole Recipe Without Tomatoes

With this easy recipe, you'll never have to buy preservative-laden guacamole from the store again! All you need is five ingredients and 15 minutes.

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A History of Tomato Ketchup

Long, long before there was Henry John Heinz, there was ketchup.

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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.

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The Story of Worcestershire Sauce: Origins, Uses, and Bonus Facts

Almost every kitchen has a bottle of Worcestershire sauce—its sweet and sour flavours waiting to be released. Learn about the origins, ingredients, and uses of this pungent condiment.

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Quick Pickled Onion Recipe

Who doesn’t love fancy-schmancy avocado toast upwards of $7 from the local coffee shop? There’s no use denying it. But how about elevating your at-home avocado toast game for a fraction of the cost? This recipe is quick, simple, and can help you do just that!

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Southern Tomato Gravy

Southerners understand that feeding a crowd at the last minute can make you frantic. This recipe is quick and easy to whip up—and it's delicious, too.

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Peach Marmalade With Tsipouro

This tasty summer marmalade is prepared with peaches and Tsipouro, an unaged Greek brandy. Instead of spreading it on bread or toast, I like to use it as a topping on cake. It makes an absolutely delicious dessert!

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Cucumber Strawberry Salsa

When cucumbers and strawberries are growing crazily in your garden, mix the two together into a fresh salsa that is crisp, tangy, a tiny bit sweet, and versatile.

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How to Make the Very Best Taco Salsa

I haven't bought salsa or Picante sauce from the store for more than 18 years. This recipe from my Uncle Bert is the reason why.

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Recipe for the Best Strawberry Jam and Topping

These recipes for strawberry jam and strawberry topping are so tasty. I have included step-by-step instructions with my own photos so you can make these recipes easily.

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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!

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Fig Jam With Lime and Chilli

This article explains how to make a tasty, spicy jam to warm autumn and winter meals.

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How to Make Pineapple Salsa

Try this tasty pineapple twist on a traditional Mexican condiment.

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Sardine Spread Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious sardine spread to enjoy with your favorite crackers or breads.

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How to Make Pickled Cucumbers for Burgers

Pickled cucumber is a popular condiment in dishes such as burgers. Let me show a quick recipe for making pickled cucumbers at home.

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Pickled Jalapeño Recipe

What started out as a brine for pickled okra ended up as an experiment for pickling some jalapeño peppers from my garden. The outcome was quite successful.

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How to Make Corn Salsa: A Mexican-Inspired Recipe

Mexican salsa is a tasty and versatile condiment that can be added to all kinds of dishes. This corn salsa is a delicious variation to the traditional tomato-based recipe.

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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.

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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.

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Hummus With Caramelised Onion Recipe: Rich and Lovely Flavour

This recipe for healthy hummus is very easy to make with a blender or mixer. On its own, hummus can be a bit bland, but this variation with caramelised onion gives it a delicious flavour.

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How to Make and Can Wild Plum Jam With Photo Guide

Wild plum jam is easy to make. It's both sweet and tart and also looks pretty. If you don't grow your own wild plums, perhaps you can forage some.

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Easy Strawberry and Raspberry Jam Recipe

This is a delicious, four-ingredient recipe for strawberry and raspberry jam that will leave people begging for your secret.

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Does Mayonnaise Contain Dairy?

If you're lactose intolerant or have a dairy allergy, you may be wondering which foods contain dairy products. Let's find out if one of our favorite condiments, mayo, has dairy in it.

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How to Make Fresh Green Mango Salsa: A Mexican-Inspired Dip

Try this green mango twist on the classic salsa recipe. It perfectly complements any Mexican dish!

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How to Make Mango Jam: Delicious Homemade Recipe

Mango jam is one of the most delicious jams I have eaten or made. This jam is good for spreading on top of bread and sandwiches and can also be used for a fruity and creamy cake filling.

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Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Never made your own mayonnaise? Well, now is the time to start with this quick and easy recipe. You probably have all the ingredients in your cupboard, so give it a go!

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Summer Corn Cob Jelly Recipe

Did you know that corn cob jelly is a thing? And that it tastes like summer in a jar? Actually, it tastes a whole lot like honey. I was able to make three pints of corn cob jelly from four cobs. It was super easy, too. Learn how to make this delicious recipe.

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Exploring Maple Syrup: History, Trivia, and Recipes

Real maple syrup is a treat that cannot be duplicated with artificial flavors. Let’s explore the history of this natural sweetener and how to use it in baking and cooking.

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My Grandmother's Best Plum Jam Recipe

This is my grandmother's tried and tested plum jam recipe that I have been enjoying since I was a child.

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How to Make Five-Ingredient Vinaigrette Dressing

Would you like to prepare a simple salad dressing for your meal? Try my easy-to-make 5-ingredient vinaigrette recipe. It's a salad dressing with a sweet touch.

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"Light Your Fire" Habanero Hot Sauce

Get flavor and fire with this hot sauce that utilizes fruits and vegetables for a deliciously complex flavor.

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Christmas-Spiced Quince Jelly Recipe

Quinces are a delicious but underused fruit. They're too hard to be eaten raw, but they make a tasty jelly that's perfect for a Christmas breakfast or an awesome homemade holiday gift!

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Spiced Vanilla Pear Jam in the Crockpot

Spiced vanilla pear jam in the crockpot is one of the first things on my fall to-do list every year. I simply can't imagine starting the new season without the smells of cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg wafting through my house. Yum!

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Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

This is a recipe for homemade pico de gallo.

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How to Make Fig Preserves

This article contains a recipe and photo instructions for my mom’s delicious fig preserves.

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How to Make the Best Homemade Roasted Carrot Salsa (Recipe)

A fun and delicious twist on traditional Mexican salsa using roasted carrots!

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What Is Marmite? A History and Review of “The Dark Elixir”

A gooey, dark brown and salty spread has been marketed under the slogan “Love Me or Hate Me, I’m Yours.” Learn all about the phenomenon that is Marmite.