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Freezer Jam, Low Sugar, No Pectin. “One berry, two berry, pick me a Blueberry !”

Freezer Jam, Low Sugar, No Pectin

“Hatberry, Shoeberry in my Canoeberry;” “Under the bridge and over the dam,” “Looking for Berries – Berries for Jam !” (from Bruce Degens, “Jamberry”) Summer makes me happy, and summer fruits are the happy dance part. Last week we were running unbearably low, so I asked Husband Kain if he could stop by a fruit stand on his drive home from work and pick up any good deals.

So he did. Yes this picture is my kitchen floor, not the fruit stand’s. Since then, instead of blogging, I could be found in the kitchen pretty much non-stop (I asked for it!) Strawberry Freezer Jam - Made Without Pectin. Easy Pizza Sauce Recipe : Cat Cora. Cranberry Relish Recipe. You can use either a grinder (an old fashioned one or a KitchenAid attachment) or a food processor to grind up the relish.

Cranberry Relish Recipe

We prefer using a grinder to a food processor because a grinder does a better job smooshing the cranberries, orange, and apples together while it cuts them up. But either way will work. Method 1 If you are using an old fashioned grinder, use the medium-sized grinder plate and set the grinder on the edge of a table with a large bowl or pan to catch the fruit mix as it is ground. Old fashioned grinders tend to leak juice down the grinder base, so you may want to set up a bowl underneath to catch the drips.

Cilantro Dressing. Simple Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe : Emeril Lagasse. Guacamole Recipe : Alton Brown. Baked Whole Wheat Chicken Nuggets + Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce. Who doesn’t love the idea of homemade chicken nuggets?

Baked Whole Wheat Chicken Nuggets + Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce

The seasonings can be customizable, they’re bite-size, crispy and you can make them whole wheat if ya wanted to?! Oh and I wanted to. Homemade Teriyaki Sauce {part 1.} I broke a promise.

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce {part 1.}

If you follow me on Facebook then you probably saw my post yesterday evening about there being a giveaway today. Welllllll I got my dates all screwed up and I actually have to post that on Monday… I know, technicalities. BUT… I have a little teaser of a post for you today instead. Homemade teriyaki sauce. All you need is 7 ingredients… Homemade Fajita Seasoning. Once upon a time, Pat and I made chicken fajita tacos by opening a bag of pre-made frozen fajita chicken.

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

True story! We’d thaw them in a skillet and fill our soft taco shells with the chicken, shredded lettuce and cheese. Thasss it. I know… that was WAY before this little blog of mine took over our lives. White Balsamic Vinaigrette. This dressing is light, sweet and tangy with just enough oil to coat a salad without leaving it soggy.

White Balsamic Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is part one of the my new favorite salad recipe. Homemade Applesauce. Homemade applesauce is one of those things that makes you wonder, after you whip up a batch, why more folks don’t make it.

Homemade Applesauce

It truly is one of the easiest and most delicious treats-snacks-condiments-ingredients you can make from scratch, and it doesn’t take much time at all. And, most importantly, it makes you a more contented, well-rounded individual with shinier hair, a slimmer waist, a sharper mind, and a more pleasant disposition. Okay, so not necessarily on those last few items. But it is really easy to make! Mole Sauce. Filters What's in Your Fridge?

Mole Sauce

Browse By: Next Recipe Stumped for dinner? Get our life-saving Dinner Daily newsletter. Red enchilada sauce. Enchilada sauce is one of my very favorite things, ever.

red enchilada sauce

I love when it soaks into a flour tortilla while baking and makes everything tangy and spicy and good. Mmmmm. Unfortunately, I was less than impressed with the last can of enchilada sauce that I bought and my local grocery store doesn’t have much of a selection. So, I thought it was high time that I made some myself. I’m kicking myself for not doing this sooner. Cilantro Pesto. Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad See how to make Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad. Apps in a Snap: Spicy Cilantro Queso There's nothing better than a cheese dip party appetizer and our spicy cilatro version is out of this world!

Cilantro Pesto How to Make Pesto in Three Easy Steps Watch and learn how to make pesto sauce in this video from EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY magazine, plus get tricks and tips from the test kitchen on how to make nut-free pesto and the best ways to store your sauce. Salsa de Tomatillo. Classic Basil Pesto Recipe. Chimichurri Recipe. The Secret to Homemade Mayo? Patience. Jun 3, 2010 Posted by Mel on Jun 3, 2010 in Dressings/Sauces, Recipes | 355 comments The Secret to Homemade Mayo?

Patience. Updated October 26, 2013: I just cracked the code on an eggless version of mayo that’s almost as good as this one. If you can’t eat eggs, check out this delicious mayo recipe made with flax seeds instead. Updated September 10, 2012: New how-to video! Neither the ingredients nor the technique for homemade mayo are unusual or difficult – but mixing up a batch does demand, at least for me, an extraordinary amount of patience.

This recipe is from the Fannie Farmer Cookbook , circa 1965, so it’s pretty old school. The magic of mayo is that it’s an emulsion: the oil and egg+lemon juice create a colloid (hello, fifth grade science!). 1. 2. 3. 4. Homemade Olive Oil Mayo Ingredients: 1 egg 2 tablespoons lemon juice @ room temp 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup plus 1 cup light-tasting olive oil (Not extra virgin. Pumpkin Pie Spice - Kitchen Dictionary. Pico de Gallo.