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Category: Sauces/Dressings/Dips

Hummus

Hummus

  This is hummus. I was planning on writing where this dish came from, then I realized I wasn’t quite sure, so when I did some research, I noticed everyone in every country was fighting over where it originated from, and it’ll probably get resolved […]

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

I don’t eat beans. I think I’ve only used beans in, oh wait, I’ve never used beans! Maybe I’ve eaten soybeans or green beans, but that’s it. I never grew up with canned beans so I never think to buy them. Then I tried something […]

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce

Sometimes, when my husband picks 10 pounds of fruit, 2 pounds of which were bland, tasteless raspberries, I have to think quickly on how to use them in the best way possible. Did I mention he came home with 10 pounds of fruit? It’s not […]

Garlic Scape Pesto!

Garlic Scape Pesto!

Rather than using fresh basil leaves and crushed garlic for regular pesto, I went the whole nine yards and used garlic scapes. Two birds with one stone. Garlic scapes are the new trend for foodies to experiment with. And they also look really neat. This […]

Simple Salad Dressing

Simple Salad Dressing

Have you ever ran out of a bottle of store-bought salad dressing, and wondered how to make a simple homemade dressing? If you have these ingredients, you can make a dressing. I was always told that people drowned their salad in dressing (and bacon bits, […]

Chantilly filling

Chantilly filling

Chantilly Filling Ingredients: 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup white sugar 2 egg yolks 1/4 cup butter 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup flaked coconut Directions: 1) Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in saucepan. 2) Stir consistently on medium heat until thickened. […]