My Pantry

W hen I decided to change my way of eating in 2011, I struggled a bit while I pulled together new dishes for myself while cooking meat-centric dinners for my husband. After a year, I finally realized that I needed to completely revamp my pantry.

balsamic roasted tomatoes, tomato confit, pantry   Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes

how to roast strawberries Roasted Strawberries

how to make harissa, spicy sauce, moroccan cooking Harissa (Moroccan Sauce)

Gremolata Breadcrumbs, how to make homemade breadcrumbs Gremolata Breadcrumbs

how to make browned butter, how to make breadcrumbs Brown Butter Breadcrumbs

how to make pumpkin seed meal Pumpkin Seed Meal

spiced pepitas, how to make pepitas Spicy Pepitas

BBQ spice rub, chipotle spice rub Chipotle BBQ Spice Rub

how to make rosemary infused olive oil Rosemary Olive Oil



Basil, Chive, and Mustard Butters

Easy compound butters using fresh herbs from the garden to make dishes a little more special. Compound butters are a great little condiment to keep in the freezer, all wrapped in wax paper and tucked into ziplock baggies. They’ll keep that way for a long […]

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Green Mint Chutney…Tossed in Rice With Tomatoes & Nectarines

green mint chutney rice

Spicy, green mint chutney is a popular staple on the Indian table, particularly in summer. If you follow this blog, you know I love condiments I can have on hand to make great meals in minutes. This powerful little condiment, Classic Mint Chutney from Spices […]

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Garlic Oil

how make garlic oil for your pantry, The Wimpy Vegetarian

Olive oil infused with garlic plus cooking tips. Flavored olive oils are fun and so easy to make. But there’s good reason to take precautions. There is risk of botulism in making some types, and this seems to be particularly true of garlic oil as […]

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Roasted Tomato Hummus : #SundaySupper

Roasted Tomato Hummus 600 The Wimpy Vegetarian

Easy hummus recipe with a swirl of balsamic roasted tomatoes. If you follow this blog, you know I’m a list person. Have you ever had something on your to-do list you keep postponing? Not something like ‘clean the bathroom grout’ – that’s in an entirely different […]

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