sauces & dips

Easy Peanut Sauce

Calling all peanut lovers! This easy, zippy peanut sauce from Bon Appétit is full of flavour and an absolutely delicious addition to many savoury dishes on your dinner table.

Easy Peanut Sauce

homemade mustard

Zesty Homemade Mustard

Why make your own mustard, you might wonder…? turkey burger with mustard, provolone, sautéed peppers & onions on a toasted bun (use a GF bun if needed)  

Chives: A First Edible Sign of Spring

As kids growing up on a farm we all had our tasks, known then not so affectionately, as chores. Living and managing a 100-acre parcel of land meant lots of work, and that included tasks for little hands. There were always weeds to be pulled, and low hanging fruit & vegetables to be picked. […]

Grilled Romaine with Herbed Buttermilk Dressing

When you’re in the mood for food with attitude, you need this salad!

Mixed Berry Freezer Jam 6

Sometimes in the kitchen I find I make things for the simple fact that I can. It’s been ages since I’ve even thought of freezer jam, let alone making it, then one day while shopping I came across ‘Freezer Jam Pectin’ from Bernardin. The picture on the packet was a […]

Foaming Hollandaise Sauce: the ultimate and only recipe you’ll ever need!

  If you’re like me, and most people actually, you probably love to eat well, but know to keep it real and not overdo it with rich foods. But we none of us really like to deny ourselves, do we! With recipes like this Hollandaise Sauce from Delia Smith, you […]

Texas-Style Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue season is upon us, and like most Canadians, I find great joy in this! No longer confined to the indoors, the great outdoors beckons for not only all manner of social & sporting activities – but demands outdoor cooking and al fresco dining.

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

If you ask me there’s something inherently clever and oh-so-very satisfying in making your own condiments, which of course includes tomato ketchup.