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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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Stevia Extract

how to make stevia extract

Detailed instructions on how to make stevia extract from leaves. 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 […]

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Meaty Roasted Tomato Sauce

how to make homemade roasted tomato sauce

Thick tomato sauce that combines heirlooms and balsamic roasted tomatoes for a meaty flavor. 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 […]

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Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes: #SundaySupper

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Slow roasted tomates with balsamic drizzle for a meaty addition to pastas and whole grains. This may not feel like much of a recipe to you, but this is one of my star kitchen staples these days. Frankly I need all the shortcuts I can […]

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Avocado Cream Sauce

avocado cream, sauce, sandwich spread, pasta sauce

Avocado cream with a little kick from chipotle in adobo. Great for sandwiches, pasta sauce, or add to a little olive oil for a salad dressing. If you’re looking for a versatile little sauce that takes minutes to make, look no further. In the past […]

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Pickled Onions in Cardamom-Orange Tea

Onions pickled in pickling juice and cardamom - orange tea from The Republic of Tea

Sassy pickled onion using cardamom – orange tea in the pickling juice. The earthy onion isn’t known for her subtlety. Unwrap her papery robe, and slice her open, if you doubt this. She’s a woman of many moods, though. Invite her to join some warm […]

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Kale Pesto

kale pesto, condiment

Tangy pesto of kale, capers, garlic, and Parmesan. Perfect to add to pastas, salad dressings, or use as a spread on a grilled cheese sandwich. Pesto is generally made by grinding garlic, a pinch of salt, and pine nuts together with a mortar and pestle […]

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Herb-y Leek Confit

Herby- Leek Confit - The Wimpy Vegetarian

Soft, melt in your mouth leeks to add to your scrambled eggs, casseroles, or mashed potatoes. The champagne is  gone. All the holiday decorations boxed up and stored away with wrapping paper decorated with gold and green holly leaves, and Santa stickers. It’s January, the […]

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Spicy Harissa: #SundaySupper

Harissa Gift : The Wimpy Vegetarian

Harissa is a spicy, North African condiment made from chiles, served with couscous, potatoes, soups and stews.   This week at #SundaySupper, we’re sharing our Gifts From the Kitchen with you. If you’re wondering what gift to bring to a holiday dinner, or to a […]

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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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