Category for condiments
Posted on March 3, 2008
Traditionally, pesto is made with basil. This time of year, it’s not so easy to find organic basil at a reasonable price. Really, the time for basil is summer. And we’re definitely not there yet. Not even close, out here in Colorado.
And yet, I love pesto. All those good greens ground up into delightful, fresh flavors.
Last night, in the mood for something delicious and healthy (in that order), I made pesto using parsley. I always keep parsley in the fridge ... read more →
Posted on November 19, 2007
During this time of year I make gravy on a weekly basis. When the cold, damp weather sets in, rich, warm, gravy makes for a delicious comfort food smothered over roasted chicken or turkey.
4 cups chicken stock
poultry gizzards (optional)
2 medium onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 tablespoon kudzu
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
In a medium saucepan bring stock, gizzards, onions and garlic to a boil
Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 20-30 minutes, until onions are soft
Add drippings from roasting pan, ... read more →
Posted on April 20, 2007
Gomasio is healthy, tasty and easy enough for a child to make.
One of my favorite gluten free condiments, Gomasio is made of sesame seeds, a healthy food, high in protein and fiber. This nutritious Asian sesame seed condiment is also full of calcium and super tasty.
In the photo above, my older son is stirring up a double batch for the family. Below, we have transferred the seeds to a suribachi and prepare to take turns grinding.
2 cups ... read more →
Posted on December 10, 2006
My kids were hankering for something sweet the other day. So, I made this delicious sweet apricot butter recipe. It’s not a jam – it’s real butter with dried fruit pureed into it.
Great on warm toast. It is one of my younger son’s favorite gluten free snacks.
½ cup dried apricots
½ cup boiled water
½ cup butter
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 pinch celtic sea salt
Place apricots in a shallow bowl, pour boiling water over them and let sit for ½ hour
Place ... read more →
Posted on November 10, 2006
Deliciously tart cranberry sauce –naturally gluten free
Did you ever wonder how to make fresh cranberry sauce? You can add another recipe to your gluten free condiment repertoire by making this quick and easy recipe.
When I see fresh cranberries in the grocery store, I know fall is upon us. My boys love cranberry sauce and I have a special recipe that I make for them that includes ginger and dried apricots. Here it is…
1 pound fresh cranberries
1 ½ cups water
½ ... read more →