Bursting with flavor, these oven-roasted morsels will make any dish shine
Sauces & condiments
Chive-infused olive oil
Delicate and versatile. Infusing olive oil is easier than you might think
What’s a Thanksgiving feast without a deliciously tart cranberry sauce? Here’s a modern remix of the perennial Thanksgiving favorite. Spiked with ginger, cardamom and a touch of chili pepper, this cranberry chutney is a bold and exotic take on the classic cranberry sauce. Dried figs and a dash of Cointreau […]
How to make cheese right on your stove
Ready in minutes, these crispy capers make a perfect salad topping
Spicy scallion vinaigrette
I created this vinaigrette to drizzle on these grilled vegetable napoleons. But once I tasted it, I knew it deserved its own spot on this blog. Not only is it fabulous with anything grilled, it turns out to be a great salad dressing too, especially with summer vegetables.
Tomato coulis with shallots and white wine
This flavorful coulis can be used as a dip for fritters, finger foods and grilled sandwiches, as a sauce for appetizers or main courses, or as a condiment. In the summer and fall, you can make it with vine-ripened tomatoes. In the winter and spring, use organic canned tomatoes. Either […]
Homemade crème fraîche Make this versatile condiment at home in under 5 minutes
Homemade Crème Fraîche is not only very easy to make, it tastes better than any bought Crème Fraîche.
How to make herb-infused honeys
Honey infused with fresh herbs and spices are not only delicious and easy to make, they make great holiday gifts – all from your own kitchen. Here Viviane Bauquet Farre shares her recipe for making many different kinds of infused honeys.
Classic heirloom tomato sauce
Spaghetti sauce, homemade from scratch. Your ancestors would be proud!
I came up with this recipe a few years ago, when I’d had a bumper-harvest of mint. It’s truly heavenly, and not as minty as you might think. Along with the mint, I add parsley, meaty walnuts, a bit of lemon zest to balance the flavors, garlic (a must), Parmesan […]