Category: Sauces

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fresh & Fast Marinara Sauce in the Instant Pot

Fresh & Fast Marinara Sauce in the Instant Pot

It’s the end of summer and we’ve almost come to the end of the fresh tomato harvest, even my local farmers market is starting to run low on those huge bushels of glistening red juicy tomatoes that always call my name.   I’ve canned before, but […]

Quick Enchilada Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

Quick Enchilada Sauce; Homemade from Scratch

I love Mexican Food, and Tex-Mex … and Southwestern too.  They all have their own distinct origins, and clearly different dishes, but they all have similar flavour profiles that are kid friendly and relatively easy to make in general. Enchilada’s are one of the dishes my […]

Cooking from my garden; Beautiful Basil

Cooking from my garden; Beautiful Basil

Basil is so wonderfully aromatic, I love sitting on my front porch at the end of summer and being surrounded by it’s gentle perfumed scent.  It always makes me want to cook, something fresh, and floral, exotic, and lush.  While there are many types of […]