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Ginger Teriyaki Sauce. Teriyaki Sauce is a delicious accompaniment to many Asian inspired dishes, but it’s so loaded with sweeteners or preservatives in standard grocery store shelves, I’ve had trouble buying it for years after reading disappointing nutritional and ingredient labels.

Ginger Teriyaki Sauce

Making your own teriyaki sauce is really quite simple and once you’ve made it from scratch, you’ll be much happier serving it knowing you’re eliminating all the extra added junk. The taste of the homemade stuff really trumps the bottled stuff anyway! My Teriyaki Take I’m not claiming to mimic a traditional teriyaki sauce, I’m just trying to make a familiar Asian-like sauce that is healthier than a lot of store bought teriyaki sauces without the excess sugar and sodium. Adding bold flavor, like a bit more fresh grated ginger (not powdered) can please many palates. Gingery Goodness This recipe concoction is my take on a teriyaki recipe I found that seemed good, but had loads of sugar and sodium added.

Saucing Katia. Mango Wasabi Sweet and Sour Sauce - The Sporting ChefThe Sporting Chef. Great sauce over any fish and wild game.

Mango Wasabi Sweet and Sour Sauce - The Sporting ChefThe Sporting Chef

Check out my “Spicy Sweet & Sour Duck” recipe here. Sweet and sour dishes don’t have to be deep-fried to enjoy. Just roast/bake in the oven or sauté in a pan, pour this over the fish/meat and serve with rice. Mango Wasabi Sweet and Sour Sauce Ingredients 2/3 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons apricot preserves 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons pickled ginger, minced 2 green onions, chopped 2 limes, juice only 1 - 2 tablespoons prepared wasabi (you can always add more) 1 - 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with equal part cold water 1 mango; peeled, seeded and diced Instructions. Wasabi Ginger Sauce Recipe - Black Bean Dip. 5 stars based on 21 votes Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Pinterest I just got back from a family adventure in Costa Rica, where we rafted through the jungle, came face-to-face with monkeys, sloths and toucans, zip-lined over the rainforest (okay, I didn’t do that but my kids and husband did!)

Black Bean Dip

And — best of all — ate lots of delicious Costa Rican food. From homemade corn tortillas to rice and beans to empanadas, we tried so many native dishes that I can’t wait to recreate at home and share with you. First up: this creamy black bean dip. Harissa Recipe - North African Chili Paste Condiment. Updated September 28, 2015.

Harissa Recipe - North African Chili Paste Condiment

Tunisian in origin, harissa is a delicious red chili pepper condiment now accepted as part of Moroccan cuisine. Dried red chili peppers are ground to a paste with garlic, spices, lemon juice and olive oil. Some Moroccan recipes also include tomato paste or puree or roasted red peppers, but I prefer this version. Yumm Sauce!!! - The Coconut Mama. Cafe Yumm!

Yumm Sauce!!! - The Coconut Mama

Is a wonderful cafe here in Eugene, Oregon. They serve delicious rice and bean bowls with their famous yumm sauce, which is then topped with olives, avocado, salsa, cilantro, cheese, and sour cream. They are amazing! If you ever have a chance to eat at Cafe Yumm! Recipe Rip-Off: Yumm Sauce (à la Jen) There is a great restaurant chain in Oregon called Cafe Yumm!

Recipe Rip-Off: Yumm Sauce (à la Jen)

If have the opportunity to visit my lovely home state, definitely check it out. I don’t want to take away from their business in any way by posting a knock-off recipe, but I can’t live without the sauce and I’m 2,500 miles away! You can find copycat recipes all over online, but none of them has been quite right (and a couple are downright WRONG), so I’ve made some tweaks that I think get it pretty close to what I remember of the original. Even if it’s not exact, it’s still dang good—for a rice/bean/veggie bowl, on a salad, as a veggie dip, whatever. This recipe makes a lot of sauce.

Ingredients Directions: Delectable Homemade "Yumm Sauce" Recipe. Here in Oregon we have a restaurant chain called Cafe Yumm which promotes healthy, earth-friendly food.

Delectable Homemade "Yumm Sauce" Recipe

Yummy Sauce Recipe - Vegan Cashew Cream Recipe. Ten Reasons to Embrace Mojo de Ajo Garlic Sauce Recipe. Mojo de ajo - let's discuss.

Ten Reasons to Embrace Mojo de Ajo Garlic Sauce Recipe

It's a simple sauce made from olive oil roasted garlic cloves combined, primarily, with fresh orange and lime juice. You mash and blend the caramelized garlic with a short list of other ingredients until you have a thick, unctuous sauce capable of being both drizzled or slathered. You need it in your repertoire. Smoky Eggplant Puree with Pine Nuts + Urfa Pepper. About a year ago, we spent an eventful week in the great state of Massachusetts, during which a lot of delicious food was eaten.

Smoky Eggplant Puree with Pine Nuts + Urfa Pepper

Nothing more delicious than our meal at Oleana in Cambridge. It remains one of the best restaurant experiences of my life. It was one of those meals where everything kind of collides to make it special—we were on vacation, it was a perfect summer night, and we were seated outdoors. An outstanding parade of dishes came and went from our table and we enjoyed each dish more than the one before. It was all very special. The recipe is simple, but requires you to track down two ingredients you might not have on hand.

Smoky Eggplant with Pine Nuts & Urfa Pepper (from Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean by Ana Sortun) Bring a large pot of water (big enough for all of the eggplant) to a boil. Green Chutney Recipe. Pea tendril & pistachio pesto. I’m pesto obsessed.

pea tendril & pistachio pesto

I love pesto because anything can become pesto. I brought home these sweet pea tendrils from the farmers market the other day… I didn’t know quite what to do with them so I pesto-ed them. Cranberry Salsa Recipe. Avocado almondaise tartines. Muhammara Recipe. Baba Ganoush - Vegan Eggplant Hummus Recipe - Baba Ghanoush. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 1 can chickpeas, drained (garbanzo beans)3 cloves garlic1/4 cup lemon juice3 tbsp tahinidash sea salt1/4 cup olive oil2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley (optional) Preparation: Slice eggplant in half, and roast in 400 degree oven for approximately 45 minutes, or until soft.

Allow to cool slightly, then scoop out inside of eggplant, leaving skin behind. The Greenest Tahini Sauce. Red Pepper–Walnut Relish. Save to My Recipes A spoonful of this sweet, earthy condiment perks up eggs, grain dishes, and simply prepared proteins. Servings: makes about 1 cup (about 6) active: 45 minutes total: 1 hours ¼ cup walnuts 2 red bell peppers (about 1 lb.) 1 clove garlic, grated 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon (or more) Aleppo pepper or ½ hot smoked Spanish paprika ½ teaspoon (or more) fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon pomegranate molasses or balsamic vinegar Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Nutritional Information.

Vegan Dip Recipes. Vegan Dipping Sauce Recipes. Shallots, mango, fresh lime juice, red bell pepper, jalapeno chilies and salt. Homemade harissa. One of my secret food shames is that I don’t love spicy foods as much as would probably make me cool these days. I’ve got no Thai chile-eating bravado, no Sichuan peppercorn count to throw around, and I never even once in college went to one of those Buffalo wings places where they make you sign a waiver (such as the delightfully named, late Cluck U Chicken near Rutgers University) and lived to brag about it, the way others might boast about how much they bench press or how fast they run a mile (nope, nothing to swagger about there either).

My ideal hot sauce can’t be found among my husband’s collection of Tapatio, Cholula and Sriracha, but in this Mild Sauce for Hot People, one of the few little orange bottles that I feel really understands my appreciation of heat in food, but not so much that it overwhelms everything. I accept that this makes me culinarily a wuss. But there is the way I like it. So what can you put it on? Which dried chiles to use? A Most Versatile Hot Sauce » Coffee and Crumpets. Happy autumn everybody! Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend and brought in fall with some warm and cosy baking. Our introduction to my favourite season was a bit wet and cold, as far from warm and cosy as you can get!