Dips, Dressings, and Sauces
The mystery of apple butter has been sufficiently and successfully solved. I have never eaten apple butter before. Oh, I've heard about it for a long time. I've had long conversations with people about apple butter. And every Fall I've wanted to make some or buy some, but it always somehow just managed to slip away as a fleeting thought. This year though, local apples were on sale for 39 cents a pound at our market.
Are you ready for this? This, my friends, is all the taste of Baklavas, without ANY of the guilt. This, is MY dream come true.
The smell of fall spices brings childhood memories rushing back into my mind. Even though I grew up in a Taiwanese family, I also grew up in a fairly rural part of Southwest Virginia, tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains. A close family friend, who was like a grandmother to me, would always cook a huge batch of apple butter every fall. I remember visiting her at her house and watching her stir a huge cauldron full of the wonderful smells of apple butter brewing inside.
Whenever I need a quick pick-me-up, I glance through the google search terms that lead people to this blog. There are some real gems in there. For example: fat belly sew ( hmmm… I guess they get my fish costume ? ) mouse poop in quinoa ( huh!?!? ) ironic mattress ( huh?!?!
Isn’t it amazing that salsa is the #1 condiment in the United States? We love salsa in our house. Whether it’s a chunky pico de gallo, or a smoky salsa verde – we have yet to meet one we diddn’t like. This recipe is no exception.
2011 officially started off with a fabulously decadent New Year’s Eve dinner of caviar and blinis, foie gras, and a perfectly steamed 2-lb. lobster (per person). I didn’t think it could get any better — and maybe it hasn’t, but that meal was the genesis for this lip-smacking and unique sweet and savory pesto. With such an extravagant meal (not to mention ?
Vegetarian◎Vegan◎Raw food◎Recipe Creamy Tofu Dill Dip
It seems that I may be a little addicted to hot cheesy dips.
August 24, 2011 at 3:32 pm