Apr 212018
Italian Vinaigrette

Homemade salad dressing is easy to make and so much better than bottled versions. This is a classic vinaigrette that can easily be adjusted to your taste. You can also add a tablespoon of honey for a slightly sweeter dressing. 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons vinegar (red wine, white wine, apple cider, […]

Aug 222016

I usually make pesto in the summer and freeze small amounts using an ice cube tray. I store them in a plastic storage bag so I can have pesto throughout the winter. 3 cups fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup olive oil Combine basil, garlic, […]

Jan 252016

This salad dressing is great on a salad with romaine, cabbage, carrots, red pepper and topped with crunchy chow mein noodles. It’s delicious! 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon very finely chopped peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon sriracha sauce In […]

Apr 052014

This salsa is much better than the jar salsa found in the grocery store.  This recipe can easily be doubled for a big crowd. 1 can (14 Ounce) Whole Tomatoes with Juice 1 cans (10 Ounce) Rotel (diced Tomatoes And Green Chilies) 2 tablespoons Onion, chopped 1 clove Garlic, Minced 1/2 to 1 whole Jalapeno, Quartered And Sliced Thin […]

Feb 032013

1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon creole or dijon mustard 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 teaspoon horseradish 1 small clove garlic 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon capers, optional 1 green onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika hot sauce to taste Blend everything in a food processor until smooth.  Makes 1/2 cup. Adapted from […]