Category Archives: condiments
“We love you like we love lemons.” So said a card to a very special family we said goodbye to in Mexico; a family we had bonded with for their sense of humor, their sense of balance, and their sense of good food. A mutual love we share? Lemons.
Lemons and I
jalapeño hot sauce
13 days. Wow that’s awkward. Let me explain.
We moved. Again. Yes, I should be totally used to it. I should be like a well-oiled machine. I should be like Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music who decisively yanks her homemade dresses from the closet, crams them into her
homemade pickle relish
adapted from Gourmet
When I used to hear the words South and America, images of sunshine, hammocks and frozen drinks under palm trees immediately came to mind. Then I actually moved to South America. Low and behold, like any other continent, climate and atmosphere
gorgeous almond pesto
Is your pesto the besto? Your friends will sure think so when they taste this simple variation on a classic! (Only your super cool friends who like to rhyme on occasion might use the word “besto”… but they’ll all love it!) Now, pine nut pesto is
fried calamari with smoky chive mayonnaise
There are a great many takes on making your own mayonnaise, and they are all good. Usually I go with olive oil as opposed to other oils because, well, I just love the olive taste! And traditionally I would use lemon juice and add a touch of mustard, so feel free to make