Category: From Scratch

Tzatziki Sauce; Homemade from scratch

Tzatziki Sauce; Homemade from scratch

Rich, thick Greek yogurt combined with fresh mint, garlic, grated cucumber and a hint of lime!  These fresh ingredients comes together to make an outstanding Tzatziki sauce, made from scratch in the time it takes to cook your Souvlaki. Grating and draining the cucumber ensures […]

Jerk Seasoning; from scratch

Jerk Seasoning; from scratch

This Jerk Seasoning is a dry spice rub that mimics the Jerk flavours of Allspice and Scotch Bonnetts,  which are incredibly hot, without all the heat.  It is the combination of floral allspice, savoury onions and garlic, with the heat of peppers, along with the manner […]

Dry Ranch Dressing; Homemade from Scratch

Dry Ranch Dressing; Homemade from Scratch

Easy to make, and totally adjustable to suit your taste, this Dry Ranch Dressing is homemade from Scratch!   You will notice that it doesn’t contain any salt, as I like the flavour of Ranch, but not all the sodium that comes in those little packages. […]

Lemon Thyme Cranberry Sauce

Lemon Thyme Cranberry Sauce

This was the first time I made Lemon Thyme Cranberry Sauce, and I can say I was really pleased with the results. I’ve been making home made Cranberry Sauce for years, a simple basic recipe with Cranberries, Sugar, Orange Juice and Zest, but it was […]

Pumpkin Pie Spice; Homemade from scratch

Pumpkin Pie Spice; Homemade from scratch

A couple of times a year I NEED Pumpkin Pie Spice, like twice, maaaybe three times, but that’s it!   I used to buy those little orange tins, labelled Pumpkin Pie spice tins that cost $6.00, that I never use all of before they go stale.  […]

Instant Pot Apple Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

Instant Pot Apple Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

Instant Pot Apple Sauce, I wondered if there would be a difference between the Crock Pot and stove top recipes I’d made in the past. It was, and in a good way.  Hands down, the best preparation for Apple Sauce that I’ve tried, my Quest […]

Freezer Friendly Meatballs; Homemade from Scratch

Freezer Friendly Meatballs; Homemade from Scratch

Who doesn’t love a meatball?  I mean really, they can be so delicious, and so versatile.  So many combinations of proteins and sauces it’s almost endless, but it’s so much fun to experiment.  Experimenting aside,  we all need a few good, flavourful, tender, tried & […]

Homemade from Scratch: Dry Onion Soup Mix

Homemade from Scratch: Dry Onion Soup Mix

When a recipe calls for Dry Onion Soup Mix,  most of us automatically think of those packets that we get in the store, convenient & full of flavour, they help us get dinner on the table just that much quicker.   Here’s the thing…. have you […]

Garlic Lime Crema; Homemade from Scratch

Garlic Lime Crema; Homemade from Scratch

Lime Crema; a few simple ingredients you likely already have in your fridge, a couple basic tools, and 10 minutes of prep and you have a sauce that is so much more than it sounds like it will be! I first made it to top […]