Category: Condiments

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

Condiments, Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, 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 […]

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 […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, German Cuisine, Oil Free Recipes, Summer Holidays

4 Mustard Dips for Pretzels

These four tasty mustard dips for pretzels are all very different from each other. Each sauce is delightful in its own way, some sweet and some savory. The last time I made pretzels, I also made several different mustard dips or sauces for us to try. Then we decided to test the mustards by also […]

no oil added hummus
Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Oil Free Recipes, Snacks

No Oil Hummus with Za’atar

Use this no oil hummus with za’atar as an addictive pita dip, chip dip, or a tasty sandwich spread. It has a perfect blend of delectable flavors.  Some people make hummus without tahini. I’ve tried it that way and it’s fine! I like it both ways. But, I prefer the nuttiness of the tahini in […]