Pesto is the besto. Especially the homemade kind. You could buy a jar of pre-made sun-dried tomato pesto at the store but it’s not going to make you weep tears of joy and prompt you to prance around your kitchen on your tippy-toes as the homemade stuff will.
Sauces & Dips
Hey HEYYY!!! Where are my chips and salsa people?!?!
THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE OREGON RASPBERRY AND BLACKBERRY COMMISSION YOU GUYS!!! Did you knoooow that you can make homemade jam quicker than you can make the biscuits that you’re going to spread it on?!?! No canning, no babysitting fruit while it cooks in a pot, no horrendous amounts of refined sugar. Just pure berry…
It’s not too soon after last month’s holiday splurge fest to splurge again is it? I don’t want to be the one to whisper temptations in your ear to set aside your Whole30, Sugar Free January, Meatless Monday, Vegan January Challenges…so I’m not going to do that.
5 Minute Peanut Sauce! Peanut butter, brown sugar, red chili garlic sauce, rice vinegar, water, lemon, garlic, salt. They meet up for a little dance party in your food processor. You dance while they dance. And Done. Your veggies, your spring rolls, your noodly dishes, your grilled meats, and your face will thank you.
Break out the breath mints because this 5 Minute Green Garlic Dip is completely worth the crazy garlic breath that will follow after devouring this dip! This dip is creamy, garlicky, takes only 5 minutes to make, and I’m totally obsessed with it right now.
If you are Italian please do not read any further …. I’m pretty sure you were born instinctively knowing how to make Pesto Genovese. You were probably given a marble mortar and a wooden pestle before you could even walk and the multi-generational family recipe passed on to you from your Nonna or your Mama is ingrained on your brain like a tattoo….