Saundra’s Hot Sauce

Saundra’s Hot Sauce Recipe By:SAUNDRA “This recipe I came up with, by trying different things. This recipe has really circled around, all my friends seem to really like it.” Ingredients 4 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, drained 12 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded 1 onion, cut into chunks 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers, drained 1 sprig fresh cilantro, chopped garlic powder to taste salt to taste Directions In a food processor, combine diced tomatoes with chiles, jalapenos and onion; process until desired texture is achieved. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the can … Continue reading Saundra’s Hot Sauce

Perfect Lemon Curd

Perfect Lemon Curd Recipe By:TAWNIE44 “Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd…perfect with scones and tea.” Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed Directions In a 2 quart saucepan, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, eggs, and butter. Cook over medium-low heat until thick enough to hold marks from whisk, and first bubble appears on surface, about 6 minutes. Continue reading Perfect Lemon Curd

Vietnamese Restaurant-Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork (Thit Heo Nuong Xa)

Vietnamese Restaurant-Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork (Thit Heo Nuong Xa) Author Andrea Nguyen Yield 4 servings You can use this marinade with small pieces of pork and thread them on skewers and dip them in some nuoc cham dipping sauce. If there‚Äôs no lemongrass, use about 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder instead. Slicing the pork at the end is a traditional Vietnamese approach to eating meat as the pieces are easier to pick up with chopsticks. Enjoy with rice, a stir-fried or grilled vegetable and a quick soup (canh). Feel free to stuff leftovers into banh mi sandwiches and use them … Continue reading Vietnamese Restaurant-Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork (Thit Heo Nuong Xa)

Russian Salad Dressing

Russian Salad Dressing Recipe By:KEN WILLIAMS “This a really great tangy dressing that you can use on salads and sandwiches.” Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion salt and pepper to taste Directions In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, ketchup, vinegar, onion, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate until ready to use. Continue reading Russian Salad Dressing

Simple Sicilian Salad Dressing

Simple Sicilian Salad Dressing Recipe By:Andrea Runde “Clean tasting; not too oily, not too sour. If you really need it, add garlic, but I wouldn’t recommend it. Use this dressing on a mixed greens salad with as many vegetables as you enjoy. I have eaten this dressing almost every day since I had teeth! (And that’s a long time, believe me!)” Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano salt and pepper to taste Directions Mix together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper. Continue reading Simple Sicilian Salad Dressing

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette This is a tangy vinaigrette–wonderful on mixed greens, tomato, onion and cucumber salads. It’s also good if used sparingly over steamed veggies Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar 1 clove crushed garlic 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 pinch salt ground black pepper to taste Directions In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, garlic, and mustard powder. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Stir in minced fresh herbs if desired. Continue reading Balsamic Vinaigrette

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette A variety of herbs and spices can be added to suit your personal taste.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons water 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon brown sugar salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Blend olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mayonnaise, water, garlic, Dijon mustard, and brown sugar together in a blender or in a cup using an immersion blender until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper. Continue reading Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Italian Restaurant-Style Dressing

Italian Restaurant-Style Dressing This salad dressing recipe is similar to one that is served at a popular Italian restaurant chain. Ingredients 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup corn syrup 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese 2 tablespoons dry pectin 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes 1 pinch dried oregano Directions In a blender, combine the vinegar, water, oil, corn syrup, cheese, pectin, salt, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, red pepper flakes and oregano. Blend for 30 seconds and refrigerate … Continue reading Italian Restaurant-Style Dressing

Authentic Green Goddess Dressing

Authentic Green Goddess Dressing Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup creme fraiche 1/4 cup chopped green onions 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 2 tablespoons chopped Italian flat leaf parsley 1 tablespoon anchovy paste 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns Directions Combine the mayonnaise, creme fraiche, green onion, chives, parsley, anchovy paste, lemon juice, salt and pepper in the container of a food processor or blender. Blend until you have a thick, rich, creamy delicious dressing. Continue reading Authentic Green Goddess Dressing

French Salad Dressing

French Salad DressingRecipe“ Traditional, rich salad dressing with a tangy flavor.” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 1 cup ketchup 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 1 small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Place oil, ketchup, sugar, vinegar, onion, lemon juice, paprika, and salt into a blender; cover and puree until smooth. Store in refrigerator. Continue reading French Salad Dressing