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Homemade Salsa. Arby's horsey sauce recipe. Make Your Own Salad Dressing. Making your own salad dressings at home is one of those skills that's super easy and delicious.

Make Your Own Salad Dressing

This time of year is an excellent time to start eating more greens in your diet, so here's three easy salad dressing recipes to help spruce up your veggies. We're going to make: homemade ranch dressing, cilantro lime vinaigrette, and our own homemade honey mustard dressing. Keep in mind that you can add any herbs or spices you prefer. Ranch Dressing makes around 4 cups (twice as much as pictured) Needed: 3/4 cup mayo, 3/4 cup greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 cup buttermilk, a handful of chopped green onions or chives, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Mix all ingredients together and drizzle on your favorite salad. Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette makes around 2 cups Needed: 6 ounces olive oil, 3-4 tablespoons chopped cilantro, juice from 1 lime. How To Make Butter In Under 5 Minutes! Home » Recipes » How To Make Butter In Under 5 Minutes!

How To Make Butter In Under 5 Minutes!

That’s right! You can make butter in under 5 minutes. When I first researched making butter, I truly thought the butter would be A) hard to make and B) taste terrible. Both of these hypotheses were incorrect. This recipe is truly easy and the quality of butter is really unlike any I’ve tasted. The Easiest Way to Make Homemade Mayonnaise. Mayo has its detractors, and I count some close friends among them (if a tad begrudgingly). Where store-bought mayo is concerned, the naysayers have a point. Most supermarket brands, while acceptably tasty, are made with soybean oil.

Soybean oil is a great choice if your lifelong dream is to directly modify your own genes but you don’t have the money for a fancy procedure. (Oh, stop, I know.) Gluten Free Homemade Nutella Recipe. Just the week before last, my favorite food writer from the LA Times came up with a brilliant recipe for homemade Nutella.

Gluten Free Homemade Nutella Recipe

I haven’t had Nutella since I was a student traveling in Europe decades ago with a EuroRail pass, sleeping in youth hostels. Back then we used to eat the chocolate stuff for breakfast. Homemade "Mrs.Butterworth's" Syrup. July is National Ice Cream Month—oh yeah! Vanilla Extract. January 2, 2010 | Print | E-mail | Filed under vanilla.

Vanilla Extract

The best pie crust you’ve ever made. I don’t want you to get all freaked out about making your own pie crust.

The best pie crust you’ve ever made

You can do this. We can totally do this, together. In fact, you’re going to be super surprised at your mad pie skillz after making a crust or two. Homemade Marshmallows. 1.

Homemade Marshmallows

Line a rimmed baking sheet -- choose one with a rim that is 1 inch high -- with parchment paper and dust the paper generously with potato starch or cornstarch. Have a candy thermometer at hand. 2. Put 1/3 cup of the water, 1 1/4 cups of the sugar and the corn syrup in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. How To Make Butter In Under 5 Minutes. Homemade Hot Sauce. I am a serious hot sauce fanatic.

Homemade Hot Sauce

I put it on almost everything, so much so that my girls think I've burned off all my "tastebugs". At any given time I'd guess that I have ten kinds in the house. Some, like Tiger Sauce, are for more specific purposes while the others are various types and flavors to accessorize certain types of food. If I had to pick one to use for the rest of my life it would probably be Melinda's XXX Chipotle. Make Your Own Vanilla Extract: Day 1. I have yet another DIY food project for you today: homemade vanilla extract!

Make Your Own Vanilla Extract: Day 1

I have to credit my friend Emily for turning me on to this one; I just started a few jars yesterday and in a month or so, fingers crossed, should have knock-your-socks off super-aromatic extract. Chef Tom Cooks !» Copycat Bisquick Mix. Nutella Buttercream. Do you ever have one of those days when everything goes wrong?

Nutella Buttercream

That was my day on Saturday. Cliff, Kelly and I had a long day of blogging planned. Right before we began, the sky turned pitch black and it poured rain. Great picture-taking weather. Peppermint Marshmallows. Earlier this week I mentioned that I am not a fan of Martha Stewart.

Peppermint Marshmallows

And here I am with another Martha Stewart recipe! Cream Cheese Frosting. I’m not going to try to avoid the question on this one, I’ll just start with the honest truth: I’ve made ONE traditional cake from scratch. Once. That’s it. Homemade Taco Seasoning. Most everyday cooks like me have used convenience items like packets of taco seasoning. Quick, easy, tasty, done. But, you’ve probably been here: everyone wants tacos for dinner and you don’t have a packet of seasoning on hand. What’s a home cook to do? Grandma Carol’s Spaghetti Sauce. This is the only ground beef spaghetti sauce recipe I will probably ever make. In my opinion, it is absolutely the best! I was raised with it, and my children will be raised with it too. Family recipes hold a very special place in my heart, and have a big stronghold on my tastes! This sauce is very good right away, but I think it tastes even better the next day.

When I make it, I always hope there are leftovers that I can enjoy the next day for lunch! Spaghetti sauce is so easy to put together, and tastes so much better than anything you can buy from the grocery store. Begin by browning the ground beef. Add the sauce, sugar, and spices and give it a good stir. Bring it to a bubble, then turn it down and let it simmer with the lid off for at least 15 minutes. Chele’s Guacamole. My sister, Rachele, spent two years in the Dominican Republic with the Peace Corp. Pantry Recipes: Homemade Maple Syrup. At my place there are a lot of nights where breakfast becomes dinner. Between having breakfast for breakfast, and breakfast for dinner, we tend to go through a lot of maple syrup. Texas Barbecue Sauce. 32 New Things: Make Cheese. It is an embarrassingly well-documented fact that I'm obsessed with cheese. Sweetened Whipped Cream. Have you tried and tried to replicate fresh sweetened whipped cream but can’t do it? Guacamole. Honey Butter.

Pizza Sauce. Who the heck doesn’t love pizza? There must be some of you out there, but I’m pretty sure that pizza is one of the most versatile, universally-loved food out there. You can get the down-home, crowd-pleasing Chicago deep dish supreme or a fancy-schmancy thin-crusted Italian Margherita. Strawberry Freezer Jam. So there was a time many moons ago when every spring, I’d go to Costco and buy the big containers of those big, fat strawberries and make enough strawberry freezer jam to last me an entire year, not to mention enough jam to give as gifts to friends, co-workers, and the little Mexican boys who would knock on my door and sell me homemade tamales. Kansas City Barbecue Sauce. So last week, Sara announced that in a few weeks, we’ll be jet-setting off to the Better Homes and Gardens headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa and competing in a cook-off against 4 other bloggers. Tzatziki. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Arugula and Asiago Pesto. Homemade Barbeque Sauce.