Condiments

Peach Freezer Jam

Peach Freezer Jam

Current favorite breakfast? Biscuits & jam. Homemade peach jam. Peaches are one of the best things to come out of summer. With the end of the season nearing, they’re amazingly fresh, incredibly juicy, and super inexpensive. We took advantage of the sales and made peach freezer jam to stretch out peach season a little longer. [...]

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Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Homemade barbecue sauce is really easy to make. And you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry to make your own jar right now. We like our barbecue sauce a little on the spicy side. A heaping dose of minced chipotles in adobo adds just the right amount of heat and smokiness to the [...]

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DIY: How to Make Homemade Dulce de Leche

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Making homemade dulce de leche (which I never seem to pronounce correctly) is super easy and so much more economical than buying it at the store. And you have a number of options when it comes to method. A quick Google search will yield recipes that can be baked, cooked over double-boiler, microwaved, and even [...]

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Creamy Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

Creamy Jalapeno Ranch

There’s a popular Tex-Mex chain here in town (Chuy’s) that serves a ranch dressing/dip that, upon tasting, invokes one of two responses: – Pure bliss, while the angels sing and you bathe in their heavenly light – Confusion, wondering what the hype is all about over extra salty ranch dressing They call it “Creamy Jalapeno.” [...]

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Chipotle Hollandaise Sauce

Chipotle Hollandaise Sauce

When we posted the Avocado Eggs Benedict recipe, I mentioned that one of the pieces were missing: Chipotle Hollandaise Sauce. I had everything ready to go to whip up a batch. Everything except the star ingredient – canned chipotles. It’s an absolutely delicious meal without it but it’s so much better with the sauce. To [...]

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Homemade Mango Chutney

Homemade Spicy Mango Chutney

When I was putting our weekly menu and shopping list together, I wrote “mango chutney” on the list… and then I crossed it off. Fruit chutneys (chutnies?) are super easy to make – you need fruit, some vinegar, sweetener to offset some of the vinegar, and seasonings of your choice to compliment the flavors. I [...]

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Brie & Brisket Quesadillas/Tacos with Mango Barbecue Sauce

Brie and Brisket Quesadillas with Mango Barbecue Sauce

Updated from the archives I was fortunate enough to not only grow up in southeast Texas amid an incredible abundance of Tex-Mex restaurants, but to grow up just down the street from an incredible Mexican woman. Homemade tortillas, migas, and tamales were just a very few of the authentic Mexican dishes that Martha turned out [...]

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Artichoke Pesto

Some condiments just go with everything. Like ranch dressing. Or, if you ask The Foodie Groom, barbecue sauce. Then there’s artichoke pesto. The Foodie Groom is a huge artichoke fan so I started making an artichoke pesto to go with our sandwiches on soup & panini night. We liked the pesto so much that we [...]

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