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The Vanilla Bean Blog. Vegan Richa - Breads, Indian Vegan Recipes, Eggless, Dairyfree, Vegetarian Recipes, many Gluten-free. Dash and bella. Love and Lemons. Make Your Own Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo …. Why spend a lot of money this summer on condiments from the grocery store that are, in most cases, loaded with corn syrup, artificial flavors, and preservatives?

Make Your Own Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo …

It’s easy to make your own ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and more right at home with ingredients you probably already have. Here are a few simple recipes for these favorite summer cookout staples: Homemade Ketchup Ingredients: 1 (28-oz) can whole tomatoes in purée 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Blend tomatoes and purée from the can in a blender until smooth. In a heavy 4-quart saucepan, cook onion in oil over moderate heat, stirring, until softened (about 8 minutes). Homemade Mustard Ingredients: 1/2 cup dry mustard 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup water 2 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 3 teaspoons cornstarch Directions: Dissolve mustard in vinegar.

Serious Eats: A Food Blog and Community. Apple Nachos! I have no clue where I originally saw this idea years ago–but in today’s blogging world, apple nachos have become just about as ubiquitous as raw ballz… But, there may still be a few folks remaining who aren’t tuned into all the apple nacho hoopla.

Apple Nachos!

If you’ve never tried them, give ‘em a whirl! They are ridiculously easy and taste much more awesome than they sound. Plus, my kids LOVE them as a midday snack. And did I mention how silly easy these are to toss together? Obviously this isn’t a recipe–use your imagination and your fave toppings to make THE perfect apple nachos! I used (to feed 1 1/2 kids and 2 adults): 3 crispy and slightly tart apples (we ♥ honeycrisp! For these, I sliced up some apples thin enough so it would be easy to eat the slice in one or two bites. Then I melted some peanut butter–until it was super runny–and drizzled it all over the apples. Reese’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread. You know when you think something just can’t get better?

Reese’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Or when I got my first cell phone…with the awesome antennae… What about the M&M? The original was so delicious..then they decided to make the Peanut Butter M&M…and then the Pretzel M&M…and things got better. Or even my first ipod, which wasn’t even that long ago… And how many times have you been doing bicep curls at the gym only to ask yourself how could they possibly improve on the hand weight? See? Like banana bread.

Well, my friends, let me tell you… You add peanut butter and Reese’s Cups. Pumpkin Monkey Bread. September 23, 2011 | Print | E-mail | Filed under bread, pumpkin Monkey bread.

Pumpkin Monkey Bread

It’s almost as much fun to say as it is to eat, and with the arrival of autumn, I couldn’t stop thinking about taking my usual recipe and kicking it up a notch with the addition of pumpkin – so, of course, I did. Making monkey bread has always brought with it feelings of nostalgia for me, which makes it one of my favorite sweets to share with family and friends. In fact, the day after I made it, I invited a good friend over so that I could share it with her, along with some apple cider – a lovely way to spend an autumn afternoon, if you ask me!

Even though it takes some time to make, most of it is hands-off time – like any yeasted bread, you can leave the dough to rise and go off and do other things while you wait. For the dough: For the coating: 1 cup sugar2 tsp cinnamon3/4 stick butter, melted For the glaze: 2/3 cup powdered sugar2 Tbsp pure maple syrup1-2 tsp milk Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Leave a Reply.