I hate peeling and mincing garlic. REALLY hate it. I mean, would-rather-change-a-blow-out-diaper kind of hate. So I cheat. The garlic purists would be quite upset to know that I was freezing garlic, but you know what? It works. The majority of the potency and flavor is still intact and I only need to mince it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Martha Stewart This simple recipe is an ideal base for many pies and tarts, sweet or savory. To make the pastry leaves for garnishing the Pumpkin Mousse, roll out dough (scraps can be used) to a 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface, and cut out leaves using floured leaf-shaped cookie cutters. Bake on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Dessert and holidays seem to naturally go together. Circulating online frequently these days are recipes that include the need for caramel sauce. Most of these quick holiday ideas don’t specify which caramel sauce to use, others show in pictures the squeeze bottles from the store. Of course, here at D.I. we prefer making our own […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Courtesy of Chef Mark from Fun In Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 2 Jars (2 cups total) Sun Dried Tomatoes, in oil drained, diced and the reserve the oil 2 T. Pure Olive Oil 1 Small Red Onion, thinly sliced 2 Shallots, finely diced 1 Cherry Pepper, finely diced 2 Garlic Cloves, smashed and minced 3 T. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Courtesy of Chef Mark from Fun In Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 1 C. Olive oil, for frying 2 C. Buttermilk 3 C. Plain Dry Bread Crumbs 3 tsp Fresh Thyme, minced, or 1 tsp dry 3 tsp Fresh Basil, minced, or 1 tsp dry 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 2 Bags Frozen Round Ravioli, 1 Cheese and 1 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
A great big thank you to Chef Mark Brown from the Facebook community Fun in Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 1 T. Chili Powder 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder 1/4 tsp Onion Powder 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 1/4 tsp Mexican Oregano 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin (I used smoked when possible) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Chef Mark Brown from the Facebook community Fun in Being a Foodie! It is a long recipe,and makes a large amount but it keeps well and can be used in many dishes as well. Ingredients: 14 Roma Tomatoes diced 8 Tomatilloes diced 1 Yellow Tomato diced 1 Lime Zested and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk from Just as Delish Total time: 2 hours The healthier substitute of the canned condensed milk, using milk and sugar cooked until volume is reduced by half. Use it to sweeten your beverages, desserts, and toast! Serves: less than 2 cups Ingredients: 1 liter milk 1 cup granulated sugar -greatly reduced […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Jennifer from our Facebook community for sharing this fabulous idea! Berry Sauce from 100 Days of Real Food Ingredients: ¾ cup frozen berries 1 ½ – 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (depending on how sweet you like it) ¼ cup water Directions: Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing a fantastic seasoning mix so we can ditch the packets! Taco Seasoning Mix from The Gracious Pantry Ingredients: 2 tbsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp. chili powder Directions: […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Most families I know (ours included) keep a few boxes of mac and cheese in the pantry for those nights when you don’t have a ton of time to cook, or just need something fast and easy. You could use one of those to make this super creamy and healthy dish, but it really is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you, Kim from our Facebook community, for sharing your baking mix recipe! Homemade Baking Mix (Bisquick) Ingredients: 5 cups flour (half AP or white whole wheat and half whole wheat) 1/4 c baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter Directions: Mix together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
From the Urban Homesteading Is a Way of Life Facebook Page, an excellent recipe for homemade ketchup that has a flavor similar to the store bought stuff, but of course, way yummier! If you’re not a canner, the excess can also go into the freezer in small jars for you to remove and use up […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Here’s what I’m enjoying tonight over my tofu/veggie stir-fry. Regardless what you think of tofu, my dinner reminds me of this: Our handyman/construction guy “Eddie” that builds and fixes things around our house once proclaimed how he had never eaten tofu (I was making it at the time) because a friend told him that he […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Elizabeth from our Facebook community for sharing this tasty cod recipe! Lemon Butter Cod from The Food Lover’s Kitchen Ingredients: 1 lb Cod 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Black Pepper 2 Tbsp Butter, Unsalted 1 Lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 cup Tartar Sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Rinse cod under cool water and pat dry with a paper […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For Diced Tomatoes: To substitute fresh diced tomatoes for a 14.5-ounce can of undrained diced tomatoes, use approximately 1 1/4 cups of diced fresh tomatoes and 1 cup of liquid. If your recipe calls for a 28-ounce can of undrained diced tomatoes, use about 2 1/2 cups of diced fresh tomatoes and 1 cup of […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Thanks to the people at Blend Tec, here is a fantastic substitute for store-bought bouillon! Herbed Vegetable Broth Powder Ingredients: 3/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/3 cup sea salt 1/4 c dried mushrooms 1/4 c dried mixed vegetables 1 1/2 Tbsp onion powder 1 Tbsp garlic powder 2 tsp dried parsley 1 tsp celery seed 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing! Multiply this recipe to make the quantity you need. Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 t cinnamon 1/4 t nutmeg 1/4 t ginger 1/8 t clovesContinue Reading... No Comments.