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5 Minute Romesco Sauce. Romesco Sauce!

5 Minute Romesco Sauce

Roasted red peppers, plum tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, parsley, salt, and a squeeze of lemon juice? Put this on everything = food goals achieved. click here to Pin this recipe Here’s the deal. This beautiful thing I’m showing you is called Romesco Sauce and it is in the business of saving the Summer Meal. You know, the Summer Meal for the day where you’ve been outside all day or a lot of the day or, to be honest, none of the day (!!!!) Related Terms –> Grills. Let’s get this happening up in your life right. now. Do you have a blender? Plop these items in your blender (guys for once in our lives, not the food processor because JUST SAYING it might maybe explode all over your white kitchen which would make this more like 20 minute bad mood Romesco Sauce). 5 Minute Romesco Sauce. 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! 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. 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. The secret is using lots of onions, garlic, jalapeños, and fresh lime juice to boost the flavor. Before we get to the recipe, a few words on jalapeño peppers. 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. 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

Their most popular menu item is essentially a glorified bowl of rice and beans, but with the addition of their secret “Yumm sauce,” it’s strangely addicting. 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) Green Chutney Recipe. Pea tendril & pistachio pesto. I’m pesto obsessed. 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.

I usually reach for walnuts but I loved the spring color of the pistachios… plus, I just couldn’t resist the alliteration. Pea tendrils have a mild flavor that’s slightly sweet, which makes for nice mellow pesto. If you can’t find them, you can still make a nice pistachio pesto out of spinach, arugula, basil, or mint… whatever combination of soft greens and herbs you like. Pea tendril & pistachio pesto Ingredients heaping 1/2 cup pistachios, chopped & toasted a few big handfuls of pea tendrils (or any mild soft leafy green) zest & juice of 1 small lemon 1 small garlic clove salt & pepper olive oil (a few tablespoons to 1/4 cup) optional: handful of fresh basil or mint optional: grated parmesan cheese Instructions In a food processor, pulse together everything except for the olive oil. Cranberry Salsa Recipe. Avocado almondaise tartines. I’m having a hard time looking at this recipe and not talking about the weather.

I realize… weather not a crowd-pleasing topic, but I just can’t get over the gorgeous-ness that is happening outside of my window. 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.

In a blender or food processor, combine eggplant and remaining ingredients, except oil and parsley, until smooth. 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 Calories (kcal) 80 Fat (g) 6 Saturated Fat (g) .6 Cholesterol (mg) 0 Carbohydrates (g) 6 Dietary Fiber (g) 2 Total Sugars (g) 3 Protein (g) 2 Sodium (mg) 85 View Step-by-Step Directions Preheat oven to 350°.

Vegan Dipping Sauce Recipes. 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. 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! We took a drive up to Breckenridge, one of the most lovely mountain resorts and a favourite with skiers during the ski season.