Category: Condiments

Vegan condiments made at home with the freshest and best ingredients.

Appetizers, Condiments, Gluten Free, Italian Cuisine, Snacks, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Giardiniera Italian Pickled Vegetables

We’ve been buying giardiniera (jar-din-AIR-uh) Italian pickled vegetables for years. But, after making these, I will always make it at home. This recipe has a lot of variations to suit your taste or cravings. Vegetables that can be made into giardiniera include cauliflower, carrots, bell peppers (of all colors), onion and celery. Flavor adding garlic […]

Condiments, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics

Kitchen Basics: Vanilla Sugar

Use one of these three methods to make one of the easiest kitchen basics: vanilla sugar. From time to time, you will come across a cookie recipe calling for vanilla sugar. Don’t run out to buy it! You can easily make it at home. I’ve seen vanilla sugar in many European and German cookie recipes. […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Oven Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Pizzas

Kitchen Basics: Roasted Garlic

One of my favorite kitchen basics, roasted garlic is one of those foods that you won’t be able to live without once you’ve made it. You can roast several garlic heads and use them at once, or keep them in the fridge or freezer for later. Roasted garlic can be used on pasta, spread on […]

vegan cashew cream
Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Mexican Cuisine, Oil Free Recipes, Savory Sauces & Dressings

Cashew Creme Topper & Dip

This vegan cashew creme topper is a tasty fresh topping for all of your Mexican dishes! Served with spicy foods, it adds a smooth texture and creamy flavor. Use it as a topping for enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and it’s even delicious with baked potatoes. At my house, we like it as a chip and veggie […]

2 soy dipping sauces
Condiments, East Asian Cuisine, Kitchen Basics, Savory Sauces & Dressings

Kitchen Basics: 2 Soy Dipping Sauces

I love these two soy dipping sauces served with Chinese or East Asian cuisine. Great for dipping dumplings, veggies, and as a sauce for delectable scallion pancakes. Both of these sauces are quick and easy, made from ingredients you probably have in your refrigerator. You don’t really need all of the ingredients – just take […]

easy homemade ketchup
Condiments, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Savory Sauces & Dressings, Stove Top Dishes, Summer Holidays

Kitchen Basics: Easy Homemade Ketchup

This easy homemade ketchup is so full of flavor – I don’t think I’ll ever use store bought ketchup again! And you can make this ketchup just the way you like it. Making it at home, you control the levels of sweetness and saltiness. After you’ve made it once or twice, you can see how […]