Condiments

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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Maple Hollandaise Sauce

I'm a carbs girl - as if you couldn't have guessed that. Come brunch time, you'll find me ordering the French toast, waffles, pancakes, or crepes (I barely take the time to the read …

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Latik on a spoon

Latik – Cooking Magic with Coconut Milk

Latik, a Filipino dessert topping, is made by cooking down coconut milk or coconut cream (the more solid stuff on the top of a can of coconut milk) for hours until it separates into fried …

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Carrot Curls

Candied Carrot Curls

Why are carrot cakes and carrot cake cupcakes always topped with a piped carrot drawing? Apple cakes don't have apple drawings on them, nor do peach cakes have little piped peaches. Why …

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A jar of homemade Luxardo cherries

Luxardo Cherries

Luxardo Cherries are a grown-up version of maraschino cherries. Whether you buy them or make homemade Luxardo cherries using Luxardo liqueur, they are the perfect cocktail cherries made with liqueur! What Is a …

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lavender butter with culinary lavender

Lavender Butter Recipe

If you are a lavender lover, an easy way to add lavender flavor to any of your baked goods is to replace the butter in your recipe with lavender butter. The recipe for lavender butter …

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