Archive of ‘Sauce’ category

Slow Cooker Monday: Blueberry Lavender Butter

Update: I made¬†blueberry lavender butter with frozen berries too. Summer is my favorite food time of year. I can do without the crazy heat, but I love all the amazing produce that it brings. Northern California is an especially wonderful place for fresh fruits and veggies. While browsing the farmer’s market last Saturday, I found […] Read more…

Homemade Honey Mustard

First, there was ketchup. Then came homemade ranch dressing. Oh, and BBQ sauce. As much as I love condiments, I think this will be my last one for a while. My fridge has been full of bowls and jars and tupperware of various spreads, and I’d like to free up some room for something else. […] Read more…

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Here’s our 3rd condiment: BBQ sauce. I think that the 1st two condiments, homemade ketchup and ranch dressing, are pretty American, and now that I think about it, isn’t BBQ sauce too? Are we obsessed with condiments in this country? Anyway, while BBQ sauce isn’t quite as versatile as ketchup (in my opinion), it definitely […] Read more…

Homemade Ranch Dressing

While I made homemade ketchup a couple of weeks ago, I think I’m going to unofficially dub this week as “condiment week.” First up is another American classic: ranch dressing. For some it conjures up memories of childhood salads and vegetable dips. To me, it’s the perfect accompaniment to baby carrots. Most people buy it […] Read more…

Homemade Ketchup

Ketchup. I love it with fries, burgers, potatoes and eggs.¬†I think this is an American thing mostly (I know there’s lots of international readers out there – do you eat much ketchup?), but I can’t quite imagine enjoying some French fries without it. Now there’s even a word for people who overuse ketchup: disrespectchup. As […] Read more…

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