Sauce

Healthy Green Goddess Dressing

Our inspiration to eat the way we do now was a book called Food Matters by Mark Bittman. In the book, he challenged readers to start buying foods at the grocery made of “5 ingredients or less”. At the time, this was a big step for us. Meals for me generally...

Chimichurri (Ramp or Classic)

I ran by the farmer’s market this weekend (which couldn’t be any more different than the Southeast Asian markets from my recent trip, let me tell you!), and was happy to see a table brimming full of ramps. We’d heard quite a bit about these wild onions, similar to tiny...

Cucumber and Yogurt Dill Sauce (Tzatziki)

We love cooking in the Mediterranean style, especially Italian and Greek. If you’ve eaten much Greek food, you’ve likely encountered an addicting yogurt and cucumber sauce called tzatziki. This delicious sauce is used for dipping pita or veggies as an appetizer, or on gyros. While most recipes for tzatziki are pretty...

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

Before we started getting interested in Latin cooking, the word “tomatillo” would have fallen on deaf ears. A few years ago, I probably would have passed off these strange-looking little green “tomatoes” at first glance. But when I saw a huge pile from Homestead Growers this weekend at the market,...

Basic Vinaigrette

When it comes to eating “off the grid”, one of the easiest things you can do is throw out those bottles of purchased salad dressing in favor of the homemade variety. Not only does it taste exponentially better and avoids suspicious ingredients, you can also clear out your refrigerator of...

Classic Tomato Sauce

Since we love to cook in the Mediterranean style, we’ve been in search of the perfect homemade tomato sauce. I was fully willing to make some sacrifices in this endeavor – such as spending some effort in the kitchen to achieve the ideal taste. Since many sauce recipes call for...








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