Posts tagged "sauce/spread"
Lime Chimichurri

Lime Chimichurri

Chimichurri can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce, sandwich spread, and even a tasty garnish. It’s really easy to make – just throw everything into the food processor and pulse! Goes great on steak. 1 ½ cup fresh parsley 3 cloves of garlic 1 lime 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2...
Banana Walnut Caramel Sauce over Vanilla Ice Cream

Banana Walnut Caramel Sauce over Vanilla Ice Cream

I love vanilla ice cream, it’s tasty and a great neutral base to add on toppings. This time around I ladle on homemade caramel sauce – warm with bananas and nuts. Caramel sauce is pretty easy to make, it just needs a watchful eye and a few pantry/fridge staples. In my opinion,...
Pesto

Pesto

This recipe is so fragrant and so deliciously green that you will seriously want to eat it by the spoonful! It’s great to toss into pasta, pizza, lather on sandwiches, or even as a marinade. I love to just dollop a spoonful of it onto grilled chicken or fish. Whenever I make...
Marshmallow Fluff

Marshmallow Fluff

What is this?! Why it’s a recipe for a goopey marshmallow spread! Super sticky and gooey, bright white and surprisingly simple – marshmallow fluff can totally be made at home. I like to swirl it into ice cream, add to sweet sandwiches, and even drizzle into milkshakes! This recipe makes A LOT...
Black Olive Tapenade

Black Olive Tapenade

“Tapenade” is just a fancy word for an olive spread. Just use what you have on hand and I have no doubt it will be tasty. This black olive tapenade recipe isn’t the classic one, but it’s pretty tasty – my parents couldn’t get enough of it! 1 cup black olives ½...
Cinnamon Apple Syrup

Cinnamon Apple Syrup

The gloppy, globby, super sticky and insanely sweet syrups kind of gross me out in the morning. Because of this irrational disgust, I like to whip together an incredibly simple topping for pancakes and waffles. It’s just a mix of applesauce, honey, and cinnamon! Simple and a much more healthy way to...
Sour Cream Ranch Sauce

Sour Cream Ranch Sauce

This basic recipe works well with Mexican food, French fries and other salty fried treats, or as a sandwich spread. Dollop it on a bowl of soup or put it out next to a veggie tray at a party. It’s cool and refreshing, just like a light dip should be! 1/3 cup...
Rosemary White Bean Spread

Rosemary White Bean Spread

Rosemary white bean dip is great around the holidays or whenever you want something creamy, tart, and smoothing! It’s mildly sweet, savory with a warm hint of rosemary, and creamy. I like top it with a slice of roasted red pepper and eat on a crisp slice of baguette (but crackers or...
Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Sundried Tomato Tapenade

This recipe is perfect for a last minute hors d’oeuvres. It takes only a few minutes to make, but the taste is great! The flavors really burst in your mouth and your guests will definitely come back for seconds! 2 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon capers 1 cup jarred sundried tomatoes ¾ cup...

Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette

Salad dressings are so easy to make. Homemade ones taste amazing and have a freshness that most bottled versions can’t match!  Play with your favorite flavors! 3 garlic cloves (minced) Pinch of red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive...

Apple-Onion Compote

½ Vidalia onion (diced) 1 apple (peeled and diced) ¼ cup water 2 tablespoons apple-cider vinegar Pinch of red pepper flakes Extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Dice onion and place in a small pot over medium heat with approximately 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil and red...