Category Archives: Sauces/Dips

Fresh Tomato Salsa

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Easy and delicious fresh tomato salsa with onions, jalapenos, and cilantro Yield:  8-10 servings Ingredients:  6 medium-large ripe tomatoes1 large sweet oniona handful of fresh cilantrojuice of 1 fresh lime OR 1/2 fresh lemon2-3 fresh jalapeno pepperssalt to taste, optional Instructions:  1. Wash, core, and dice tomatoes. Chop onion and… Read more »

Creamy Guacamole

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A light creamy guacamole that even picky eaters will love! Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 large ripe avocados*2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro1/4 cup minced red onion1/2 teaspoon saltSeveral shakes of Tapatio or your favorite hot sauce1/2 cup sour cream Instructions:  1. Slice open avocados, remove… Read more »

Jamie’s Spice Mix

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A fabulous all-purpose spice mixture using ingredients from the pantry. Try it on ground beef or turkey, salad dressing, french fries, or even pizza! Yield:  2/3 cup Ingredients:  2 tablespoons onion powder or granulated onion2 tablespoons garlic powder or granulated garlic1 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika*1 tablespoon dried basil1 tablespoon dried… Read more »

Peach Mango Salsa

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Yield:  7-8 cups of salsa Ingredients:  1 large ripe peach1 large ripe mango3 medium-size tomatoes1/2 sweet onion1/2 green, red, or yellow bell pepper1 clove garlic, minced2 teaspoons (or more) minced fresh Jalapeno pepper1/2 cup (or more) freshly chopped cilantro1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon sugar Instructions:  1…. Read more »

Soft Kefir Cheese (or Yogurt Cheese)

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A creamy soft cheese made from kefir or yogurt. Easy to make and a perfect substitute for sour cream, cream cheese, and more! Yield:  Varies Ingredients:  8 cups (or more) homemade kefir or homemade yogurt Supplies needed: StrainerBowlCheesecloth or thin dish towel Instructions:  1. Place your strainer in the bowl…. Read more »