Category Archives: condiments and sauces

The Best Chimichurri Sauce Ever


This chimichurri sauce was such a hit the other night and I have been asked over and over again for the recipe. What is so nice about this particular chimichurri is that it is not too spicy. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Easy Pickled Carrots


There was a 1 pound bag of carrots in the refrigerator that I was afraid was going to go to waste. Truly, I was hoping my baby would love homemade pureed carrots, but, once again, her picky side prevailed. Thus, … Continue reading

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brie with blueberry, chipolte, and caramelized onion chutney


This chutney is out of this world. The flavors are uniquely perfect. Blueberries with the smokey chipolte peppers and caramelized onions make a perfect combination. A smokey sweetness that pairs perfectly with brie and crackers. Try it on my roasted turkey sandwich, … Continue reading

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rajas con crema (poblanos with cream)


  Rajas is a traditional Mexican condiment consisting of strips of poblano chilies and onions, thus ‘Rajas’ means strips. In this particular recipe, the strips of roasted poblanos and onions are married with melted cheese and cream. Perhaps this recipe eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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poached salmon in wine with dill


  Poaching salmon is such a wonderful method of cooking the fish. Whether it is in water, wine, or even champagne, the end result is a moist and delicate salmon that is beyond just good. The first time I remember … Continue reading

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savory bread pudding with tomato jam


  this bread pudding jumped out at me as soon as i saw it. it has become a tradition for christmas brunch to make a panettone bread pudding/french toast. this year seemed harder to find panettone at the local stores so when i saw this … Continue reading

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roasted red pepper and garlic tomato sauce


  this sauce is an excellent alternative to ketchup for your meatloaf recipes, let alone, it is a much healthier choice as well. i use it with my turkey meatloaf recipe. however, this fresh and wonderful sauce can be used with many … Continue reading

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