Ingredient: water

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 […]

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, French Cuisine, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

French Almond Croissants with Almond Paste

For a quick, simple dessert or brunch pastry, these puff pastry almond paste-filled French almond croissants (croissants aux amandes) are perfection. They are easy to make and have a delightful, slightly sweet, almond-y flavor. I top them with drizzled simply syrup and sliced toasted almonds for a nice glaze with a little crunch. The filling […]

Birthdays, Brunch, Desserts, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, One Pot Dishes, Summer Holidays, Sweet Sauces

Fresh Blueberry Syrup

Perfect for summer, this fresh blueberry syrup is a delectable topping for pancakes and waffles, vegan ice cream (nice cream), fresh or baked fruit, and even vegan cheesecake or other desserts. You can also substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries, such as peaches or strawberries. I especially like this yummy sauce on desserts that […]

kitchen basics homemade vegetable broth
Kitchen Basics, Savory Sauces & Dressings, Soups, Vegetables

Kitchen Basics: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Making homemade vegetable broth is so easy. If you use it often or have room in your freezer to store it, you should try making it yourself. Homemade broth is less expensive and also has less salt in it. You can control the ingredients and the density of the broth, too. The vegetables used to […]

Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Kitchen Basics: Boiling & Roasting Corn

I’ve always boiled ears of corn, but when I was researching methods for boiling, I came across a variety of roasting methods, too. For a couple of weeks, I was eating a lot of corn, trying all these ways to cook it! I hope you can use these tips for cooking and serving some of […]

Drinks, Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, Spice Mixes

Chai Latte Spice Mix

This winter, use chai latte spice mix to make a warm, satisfying drink you’ll want every night. Add a little bit of richness to a hot chai tea with the addition of almond milk or coconut milk and maple syrup. You can adjust the amount of chai spice mix, plant based milk and maple syrup […]