Month: August 2015

Alabama White BBQ Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups, mayonnaise 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ¼ teaspoon granulated garlic 1½ tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper Directions: Whisk together all ingredients in a bowl until well blended. Scrape into an air-tight container. Refrigerate until […]

Swedish Spiced Peach Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups lightly crushed peaches 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon cardamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 3 tablespoons pectin 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon citric acid Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit […]

Hibiscus Peach Jam

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups lightly crushed peaches 3 hibiscus flowers in syrup*, drained and chopped 2 teaspoons hibiscus syrup* 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon citric acid 3 tablespoons low sugar pectin Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit, hibiscus and syrup […]

Sweet and Sour Five Spice Peach Ketchup

Ingredients: 5 cups pureed peaches 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon Chinese five spice 1 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Prep your […]

Italian Summer Salad

Ingredients: 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved 8 oz container’s worth of drained fresh mozzarella balls “ciliegine” size (1/3 oz each),  halved 1/4 of 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 1 sweet marconi pepper, minced* 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil sea […]

Picnic Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 1/1 lb red skin potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 hard-boiled eggs, whites chopped and yolks reserved 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1/3 cup diced white onion 1 spear kosher dill pickle, minced 1 stalk celery, diced sea salt freshly ground […]

du Puy Lentils with Summer Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 cup du Puy lentils (French green lentils) 4 cups water or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bunch rainbow chard, stems and greens chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium-large zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped Directions: […]

Tuna Niçoise Burgers

Ingredients: for the burgers: 4 5-oz canned solid white albacore tuna in water, drained 1/4 cup coarsely chopped niçoise or kalamata olives 2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup matzo meal or bread crumbs to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 4 […]