Archives for the ‘Sauce’ Category

Meyer Lemon Curd

Have you ever tasted sunshine? No? Then you have to try making lemon curd! I’m lucky enough to have a Meyer lemon tree in my family. My brother and sister-in-law are eager to give away bagfuls of these lemon-orange hybrids, which are sweeter than regular lemons. I’ve used them in vegan lemon cupcakes, candied their […]

Slow Cooker Monday: Apple Butter

  On Saturday I asked my Facebook fans a simple question: pumpkin butter or apple butter? Both were popular choices and the votes ended up being pretty much split down the middle. Luckily, everyone wins: today is apple butter day and Wednesday is pumpkin butter day! I like both kinds of fruit butter and I […]

Homemade Magic Shell Chocolate Sauce

Have you ever had that magical chocolate sauce that hardens when it hits your ice cream? I remember trying it as a kid – getting it was such a treat. It cracks as you dig your spoon into the bowl, giving you a nice chunk of chocolate along with a bite of rich ice cream. […]

Slow Cooker Monday: Blueberry Lavender Butter, Take 2

For regular readers, this will post will probably give you a sense of déjà vu. Slow cooker blueberry lavender butter? Didn’t I post that last week? Why yes, yes I did. But this week, in answer to several people who wondered if it could be done with frozen blueberries, I have your answer: YES it […]

Pork Chops with Blackberry Sauce

This might be the last unhealthy post for a while (I know, what am I thinking? I’m a terrible food blogger)*. I’m doing Jillian Micheal’s Ripped in 30 Days DVD and it comes with a meal plan. I’m sticking to the plan as much as possible, with the occasional jaunt to eat out with friends. […]