If you don't already know how easy (and tasty!) homemade salad dressing can be, now is the time to try making your own vinaigrette. Intimidated by emulsification? Check out Gilt Taste's tips to making a simple and delicious dressing to amp up your veggies.
Last Friday Trader Joe's announced it was recalling its Salted Valencia Peanut Butter because of reports it was contaminated with a rare strain of salmonella. Now Sunland, Inc, the company that makes Trader Joe's peanut butter, says it is recalling all the nut butters in its product line, including those made for Target's Archer Farms and Earth Balance.
Honey can be quite the unwieldy ingredient. How do you store it? If you keep it in a squeeze bottle, you can prop it up in ramekin in your pantry to prevent sticky residue from getting all over the cabinet interiors. But if you want something a little more attractive, consider one of these sweet honey jars or pots. From jars designed to emulate a bee hive to simple ceramic pots, there are lovely choices for every style.
As if to turn on a dime, the little person I cook for and eat with most often went from proclaiming that oysters were her favorite food to announcing that her favorite food was in fact a hamburger. I knew this would happen.
So, in an effort to temper meat consumption, but still occasionally provide her with what she says she loves, we make a big stink out of it: clapping out our own patties, simmering sweet onions, and now, making our own ketchup.
Q: While clearing out my refrigerator, I discovered a whole tub of gojuchang which I had picked up earlier for bibimbap. I love the hot-peppery taste but don't know what else to make with it. Any suggestions?
Late-summer BLTs just wouldn't be the same without this creamiest of creamy spreads. Nor would deviled eggs...or tuna salad...or the host of delectable foods for which mayonnaise is an essential ingredient. What's the go-to brand of mayo in your house?
Homemade condiments like from-scratch mayonnaise or mustard make sandwiches extra-special, but I have to admit I'd never thought of making my own tahini sauce — until I saw how easy it is to dress up your falafel with a quick batch of DIY tahini, via the folks at Food52.