Restaurant-style Homemade Salsa

Because homemade is always better.  And it’s even better when you’re 12-year old brings home the recipe, and now it’s part of her own recipe repertoire. This is super, super simple.  If you are a fan of (most) restaurant salsa’s, … Continue reading

Party Foods: Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches

An quick and easy appetizer, that is easy to put together.   If you have access to olive mix,  it makes this quite easy, as it’s just a matter of layering the meats and cheeses, topping with the olive mix, … Continue reading

Fig, Orange & Pecan Conserve

  Fig, Orange, & Pecan Conserve About this conserve (or jam):  What makes a jam a conserve?  Apparently, if you have two or more fruits in jam, it is a conserve, much like the Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Onion Conserve.  … Continue reading

Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Caramelized Onion Conserve

Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Caramelized Onion Conserve Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 21 minutes Process: 5 minutes Yield: 5 half-pints (8-ounce) jars   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds sweet onions (Vidalia or Walla Walla), quartered and … Continue reading