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



Garlic Olive Oil

how make garlic oil for your pantry, The Wimpy Vegetarian

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 it has a low pH and harbors moisture. […]

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Roasted Tomato Hummus : #SundaySupper Super Eats For Game Day

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 category. I mean something you actually want to do. You’re […]

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Stevia Extract

how to make stevia extract

About a month ago I posted about making stevia powder from a couple of stevia plants I nurtured all summer. Some folks commented that the powder can have an aftertaste, and encouraged me to make extract. It took me a little while, but I finally […]

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Homemade Roasted Tomato Sauce

how to make homemade roasted tomato sauce

One of things I think about when all the heirlooms show up at the market is making homemade tomato sauce. I don’t eat beef much more than once or twice a year, but I grew up loving a tomato chunky, meaty sauce for pasta. I’ve […]

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