Freezer Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients: 2 onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 green peppers, chopped 1/4 cup vegetable oil 8 cups chopped tomatoes ( with no skins) 1 tablespoon oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste Directions: Combine onion,...

Homemade Mayonnaise

Ingredients: 2 egg yolks1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon dry Chinese mustard1/4 teaspoon cayenne chili pepper flakes1 teaspoon lemon juice1 tablespoon water3/4 cup canola oil Directions: Begin with all ingredients at room temperature, they will emulsify more readily.In a food processor or blender, process the yolks, salt, mustard, cayenne, lemon juice and water together to form...

Healthy Ketchup

Ingredients: 4 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste2 cups water3/4 cup vinegar7 tablespoons demerara sugar ( found at wal-mart or regular.)1 teaspoon onion powder4 teaspoons salt ( kosher pref.)1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Directions: Place tomato paste in pan and stir till smooth.Add water little bit at a time while stirring.Add vinegar same way.Add remaining ingredients...

Herbes De Provence

Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried marjoram1/2 cup dried garlic1/2 cup dried oregano1/2 cup dried basil1/3 cup dried thyme1/8 cup dried rosemary1/8 cup dried sage1/4 cup lavender1 tablespoon dried chives2 bay leaves, crumbled fine Directions: Remove tough stems from all the herbs and discard or save for a fire place or smoking foods.Crumble and mix all...

Toaster Croutons

Ingredients: 2 slices bread, I prefer multi-grain for the texturegarlic cloves, if you wish (optional)grated parmesan cheese (optional) Directions: Toast slices of bread until rather brown and firm.Place on cutting board and cut into about 1″ x 1″ squares.Toss in salad.Do not dress salad until ready to serve because otherwise the croutons will turn...

Basil Spread for Sandwiches

Ingredients: 2 -3 large garlic cloves, peeled1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup mayonnaise1 1/4 tablespoons lemon juice3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil Directions: mash garlic with salt.blend with the mayo, lemon juice and basil.chill until ready to serve. Servings: 2 Time preparation: 10 min. Time total: 10 min. Favorite...

Veggie Garden Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients: 2 (16 ounce) cans diced tomatoes2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste1 tablespoon sugar2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, crushed2 small zucchini1/2 cup onions, finely chopped2 teaspoons basil2 teaspoons oregano1 teaspoon pepper1 teaspoon salt2 lbs lean ground beef1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed & drained Directions: Over medium heat, saute garlic &...

Spicy Salsa

Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil1 sweet onions, diced1 yellow bell peppers, diced5 cups fresh seeded diced tomatoes4 garlic cloves, minced2 -4 chipotle chiles in adobo, minced1 cayenne pepper, diced, if more heat is desired (optional)1/4 cup minced fresh basil ( or cilantro)1 lime juice1/3 cup vinegar or 1/3 cup bottled lemon juicesalt and pepper1/8...

Mojito Ice Cubes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice ( lemon,orange.. can be used)1/4 cup sugar (optional)1 cup water24 lime wedges24 mint leaves Directions: Mix lime juice and sugar till dissolved.Add water mix and pour into 2 ice cube trays.Place 1 lime wedge and 1 mint leaf in each section. Top with additional water if need....