Condiments

Homemade Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate hummus is so decadent - like a rich chocolate mousse! It's also so easy to make from scratch with just a few key ingredients: a can of chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) …

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Homemade butter

How to Make Butter

The flavor of fresh butter can't be beaten and it is so simple and fast to make! Sure, you can buy butter, but making it from scratch has many advantages: …

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Frangipane

How to Make Almond Cream (Frangipane)

Almond cream (frangipane) that is used as a baked filling for tarts, croissants, and as a component of a French breakfast pastry called bostock. It is incredibly easy to make in just one bowl with …

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Honey Sweetened Orange Curd

Orange Curd

This orange curd recipe is like a taste of sunshine. Orange curd is smooth and creamy and thick enough to spread over toast. Plus, it's easy to make using very basic ingredients. What …

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Jar of Maraschino Cherries

Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Homemade maraschino cherries are easy to make, so tasty, and much better for you than store-bought ones. Use maraschino cherries to top ice cream sundaes, cupcakes, or as the perfect cocktail cherries! What …

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A jar of clotted cream with a spoon resting inside

Easy Homemade Clotted Cream Recipe

Clotted cream is really easy for ANYONE to make at home, regardless of your kitchen expertise. The recipe is so straightforward that everybody from experienced bakers to novices can learn how to make it. …

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Lemon Poppy Seed Sandwich Cookies

Poppy Seed Filling

Poppy seed filling is sweet and smooth - like a jam made with poppy seeds. Once you have it on hand, you can use as filling for poppy seed hamantashen, kolache, or thumbprint cookies, or …

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Homemade Cranberry Jam in Ten Minutes

It is so easy to make cranberry jam - it's done in ten minutes! Plus, this homemade jam is sweet and tart and wonderful on bread, as a filling for sandwich cookies, and in cakes …

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Dulce de leche dripping off of a spoon

Dulce de Leche Recipe (Stovetop and Slow Cooker/Instant Pot)

Dulce de leche is a sweet, addictive caramel-like sauce popular in Latin America. It's amazing on toast, as a sweetener, or as a frosting for cakes. You can make dulce de leche three different …

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Cutting open a coconut to make desiccated coconut

Desiccated Coconut

Desiccated coconut is fresh coconut that has been shredded or flaked and dried. It is typically unsweetened, but the term is sometimes also used to refer to the less dry sweetened flake coconut as well. …

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Mojito Curd

Mojito Curd

This mojito curd is my fourth foray into curds this year. Before this curd, I whipped up carrot curd, roasted banana curd, and orange curd. Each time that I make a curd, …

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Banana Curd

Roasted Banana Curd

Roasted banana curd is sinfully delicious! It's thick, spreadable, and tastes like banana bread in a jar. Slather it on a biscuit, use it between cake layers, fill cupcakes with it, mix it into your …

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Redbud Syrup

Redbud Syrup

When we house hunted, we dreamed of living in an old house with lots of character - nooks and crannies, pocket doors, and maybe a turret. We ended up in brand new construction …

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Carrot Curd

Springtime Carrot Curd

One of our son's friends thought my carrot curd tasted like spiced pumpkin pie. He wasn't that far off. The carrot curd taste is distinctly carrot with a hint of ginger, but …

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Nacho Cheese Powder

Homemade Nacho Cheese Powder

Have you ever wanted to add Doritos-like flavoring to another food?  Maybe on your popcorn?  Maybe over pretzels?  Perhaps on tacos or sloppy joes?  Now you can! This seasoning blend doesn't taste …

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