Base: BBQ Sauce Recipe

Base: BBQ Sauce Recipe

Base BBQ Recipe 1 stick butter 1/2 c apple cider vinegar1/4 c worcestershire sauce2 T lemon juice, you can omit and use extra apple cider vinegar or play around with other vinegars2 T liquid smoke/smoked paprika/ chipotle in adobe sauce/ ...looking for smoke flavor...

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Italian Salad Dressing – base recipe

Italian Dressing- base recipe 1/2 c Olive Oil1/4 c white or red vinegar, or white baslamic or reg balsamic2 T water1-2 T honey or sugar1-2 tsp lemon juice- optional1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp parsley1 tsp basil1/2 tsp oregano salt and pepper (black or red) to taste Mix...

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French Salad Dressing- base recipe

French Dressing- base recipe 1 clove minced garlic- or 2 tsp dried garlic 3/4 c oil (olive or oil of choice)1/2 c vinegar- you can split and do half red and half white or apple cider vinegar... play around with different combos 1/4 c Honey -increase as desired2 tsp...

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Ranch Dressing- base recipe

Ranch Dressing- Base Recipe 1/2 c mayo (or 1 egg plus 1/2 cup olive oil to make mayo)1/2 c sour cream1/3 c buttermilk or add 2tsp vinegar or lemon juice to milk and let sit for 5 minutes 1 T Parsley1 tsp dill1 tsp apple cider vinegar/white wine vinegar/lemon juice1...

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Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar 2 cans black-eyed peas- rinse and drained or sub in other canned beans 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies-rinsed and drained 1 green pepper- finely diced1 red onion-finely chopped2 stalks celery- chopped1/2 c Italian Dressing (I'll have a post...

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Artisan Caramel Candies

Soft Caramels- no corn syrup adapted from busyinbrooklyn.com 2 c sugar 1 tsp cream of tarter, can omit or sub in lemon juice or white vinegar. This helps prevents sugar crystals from forming. You can make caramel without it but it will make your results more...

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Lace Cookies

Lace Cookies

Lace Cookies (GF optional) 1/2 c flour (can substitute GF 1:1)1/2 c sugar1 pinch salt1 pinch baking powder5 T melted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract (almond also tastes great)1/2 c oats2 T cream, milk, sour cream, yogurt2 T honey or light corn syrup Preheat oven to 375In...

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Frangipane (almond filling)

Frangipane (almond filling) 4 T soften butter1/2 c powdered sugar (can use white sugar too)1 egg 1 tsp almond or vanilla extract 2 T flour 1/2 c almond flour Combine all ingredients in stand mixer or by hand to create a thick paste.

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Chocolate Truffle Ratios

Chocolate Truffle Ratios

Ratios for the truffles: 2:1 chocolate to cream. So 8ounces chocolate to 4ounces cream. 1 cup of chocolate chips is 6 ounces. This is for semisweet to dark chocolate. Milk chocolate: reduce cream by a bit. I would do 8 ounces to 3 ounces cream or so or increase...

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Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies 4 egg whites (use egg yolks to make ice cream base)1/2 tsp cream of tarter pinch of salt1 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla Oven Temp 225 (bake for 1 hour and then turn off oven and let sit for another hour) In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, beat egg whites...

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Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Gelato/Ice Cream base (Dairy Free Optional) 2 c whole milk (sub in dairy free milk or canned coconut milk)1 c cream (sub in canned coconut milk or cream) 4 egg yolks (save egg whites and make meringue cookies) 1/2 c sugar (white or brown) Heat all ingredients except...

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Mexican Wedding Cookies (GF optional)

Mexican Wedding Cookies 2 sticks butter 3/4 c powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla or extract of choice1 c chopped nuts- pecans, almonds, walnuts..1/4 tsp salt2 c flour (GF optional)- if dough is too sticky- add 1/4c more powdered sugar for rolling cookies Preheat oven to...

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Apple Crumble Muffins (GF optional)

Apple Crumble Muffins (GF optional)

Apple Crumble Muffin 3 c flour (GF optional)1 stick butter- room temp 1 c sugar1/4 c brown sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla1/2 c sour cream or yogurt1/2 c milk3 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt2 tsp cinnamon 3 apples, finely diced Topping 1/4 c butter-room temp1/2 c flour2 T...

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Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe 1 can garbanzo/chick peas 1 lemon or 1/4c lemon juice or packets of tru lemon with water, lime juice- this is a source of the acidity to the hummus- feel free to get creative 1 clove garlic- fresh or ground- use what you have and adjust to your...

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