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How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise With 4 Simple Ingredients - A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa. Three Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes: Better For You, Better For Your Wallet. Preserves in Action: Slow Roasted Tomato Dip. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve surely heard that the Superbowl is this weekend.

Preserves in Action: Slow Roasted Tomato Dip

And despite the many hours I logged during my youth with my dad at Civic Stadium watching the Portland State Vikings, football really isn’t my thing. (I was really just there for the food.) However, there is one aspect of the Superbowl I can get fully behind. The dips. And though I love all those terrible classic dips like sour cream and onion and queso made from processed cheese, I decided that this year, I would try to make a real food dip using something I squirreled away earlier in the year. After assessing the stores, I settled on the oven roasted tomatoes from the freezer. I blended them until smooth, added a pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper and blended again. Related Posts: Easy Recipe for Garlic Confit.

If you were starting anew in a fresh kitchen, what would you take with you?

Easy Recipe for Garlic Confit

What would you create from scratch? I am quite serious. I ask in earnest. Just imagine a kitchen that is empty. How to Make Sriracha from Scratch. [Photographs: Joshua Bousel] Setting out to recreate Huy Fong's ubiquitous rooster sauce, I ended up with something that hit the right notes but had a brighter, fresher flavor that makes homemade Sriracha something special.

How to Make Sriracha from Scratch

Brief History of the Bottle First off: The sriracha in the green-topped rooster bottle we all know and love is not, in fact, an Asian product. True sriracha is a Thai sauce named after the city of Si Racha where it hails from and is used mainly as a sauce for seafood. It tends to be thinner, less spicy, and sweeter than the Huy Fong brand rooster sauce that commands the U.S. market.

So what's up with the emblematic rooster? In the early 1980s, David Tran, with his industrious American spirit, set off to make a hot sauce that would satisfy the cravings of nostalgic Vietnamese immigrants who wanted the right complement to their bowls of pho. Fresno vs. There are many variables to test with this Sriracha recipe.

Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle to stay up to date on current trends.

Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe

You know…fashion, music, social media…stuff the “kids” are doing. Of course being in LA, it’s not much of a stretch to find women (of a certain age) wearing super short dresses, funky colored hair and super perky huge tits like their 20 something counterparts – but they definitely don’t look like their far younger sisters (who wear all those things much better). So it’s a struggle, for me, to look like I’m not stuck back in the pre-historic ages without looking ridiculous. Sure I’ve fully embraced (and mostly been embraced by the community) food blogging, H & M (within reason) and Twitter. But it seems like I completely missed the boat on planking. My attempt at stocking Stocking is simply the art of copying a picture that you find on iStockphoto. Believe it or not, cinnamon boosts the flavors of blueberries…so this berry syrup contains the surprising ingredient of cinnamon. Homemade Sugar Free Spicy "Ketchup" Making & Storing Horseradish. Camels & masala chai.

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce Guest Post from Erin Scott of Yummy Supper. Every holiday season we ask a few friends to join us at The Kitchn for a series of guest posts that range from favorite holiday recipes to family memories and traditions.

Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce Guest Post from Erin Scott of Yummy Supper

Today's guest: Erin Scott of Yummy Supper, a blog I have really admired this year. Welcome Erin! Our holidays have gotten more and more simple, and I couldn't be happier. Instead of rushing around trying to buy loads of stuff we really don't need, we try to savor time with our kids, our friends, our family - the simple pleasures. Like so many others, a huge part of my family life revolves around food; and with kids home for winter break, we get even more time in the kitchen to play.

Whipping up batches of old school sugar cookies, peppermint bark, granola, and candied citrus peel has become a tasty holiday tradition that we all look forward to. How can you go wrong giving the gift of such sweetness? Homemade Salted Caramel Sauceadapted from The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker. Salted Caramel Sauce. Salted Caramel Sauce + Printable Labels I can cook, and I can bake, and I used to be a teacher… but I’m not always the craftiest of people.

Salted Caramel Sauce

So I’m pretty proud that I successfully made some (cute) jars of Salted Caramel Sauce to give away as holiday gifts this year. This stuff should really be called Salted Caramel Crack. It’s a good thing that I made small jars of the stuff because once you open this baby, you’re going to want to eat the whole jar, and then (if no one is looking) you might be tempted to lick out the inside of the jar too. No kidding, man! Here’s a little peek at the preparation shake-down. For my gift jars, I used 4-ounce jelly jars. Once it is completely cooled, you’re ready for the lids and labels. Gift #6: Maple-Honey Pumpkin Butter. For me, nothing evokes living in the country quite like fruit butters.

Gift #6: Maple-Honey Pumpkin Butter

A warm, soft biscuit fresh from the oven burnished with apple butter, and immediately I’m curled up in the kitchen of a farmhouse like a cat in the sun; lazily listening to chickens cluck outside as they peck hungrily, staccato-like, at the ground. “LoSo” Ketchup « Homemade “loso” ketchup is my latest experiment in low sodium condiments.

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I’m grateful to Stacy for leading me to Joshua Bousel’s recipe as a starting point. In fact, I had printed out Joshua’s post on Serious Eats, only to immediately misplace it. Stacy was kind enough to forward the recipe a second time.