Category Archives: Sauces

Preserving Summer Greens: Pesto – Cilantro, Arugula & 5 Herb

Isn’t it amazing when the leafy greens come in, it is with abundance !!   And pesto is a condiment (isn’t it?) with so many differing uses.   So why not preserve some of that arugula or instead of drying … Continue reading

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Fall Is Here: Pumpkin Walnut Waffles with Cranberry Maple Syrup

I’m having difficulty writing this post….my fingers are so sticky from eating these fabulous waffles.    I did use a fork but they were so good, I used my fingers, too.   Slurping is definitely allowed.  These are no-guilt waffles … Continue reading

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Organizing The Pantry: Harissa – African Hot Sauce

Started cleaning the fridge & before I knew it, I was organizing the Pantry too.  It really needed it since I keep a very well stocked pantry in case I spontaneously want to cook something.   I found long ago … Continue reading

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Spice Cabinet Reorg: Strawberry Pink Peppercorn Balsamic Sauce

I keep my spices in a corner cabinet on a turntable & they usually get returned to a different spot than where I got them.  So every few months I reorganize them again.  The blessing in this is I usually … Continue reading

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Spicy Fruit Butter: Peach-Habanero-Basil

First we complain about the unbearable heat….now it is the rain !!  In truth, the rain has cooled us enough that I’m back in the kitchen.   I’ve never been crowned as such, however I am likely the ‘Condiment Queen’. … Continue reading

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It’s Prickly…..Prickly Pear Cactus Jam !!

If you have ever lived in Texas or the Southwest US, you are familiar with prickly pear cactus.   They are also prolific in South Africa, which totally surprised me….thought I had been transported.   They have beautiful yellow blooms … Continue reading

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The Berry Patch – Spicy Berry Jams

Yesterday I was mesmerized with the beautiful berries of the season, specifically blueberries, blackberries and strawberries.   It was the day I go to the farmer’s market at the fairgrounds the berries were beautiful, so I just had to make … Continue reading

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