Category Archives: Spice

Herbed Buttermilk Dressing

This dressing is simple to make and you can vary it based on the seasonings that you like. Leave out the dill and add another favorite seasoning such as thyme. 1 cup buttermilk 2 Tablespoons dried parsley 2 Tablespoons dried … Continue reading

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Pesto without garlic

This basil pesto has shallots in place of the garlic because a family member is allergic to garlic. There is lemon rind and lemon juice added for an extra punch because the garlic is missing. This pairs well with tomatoes … Continue reading

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Quatre Epices (Four Spices)

This quartet of spices is commonly used in French cooking. Use the spice mixture for grilling pork, beef, lamb, or poultry. Also use creatively in sauces, soups, or egg dishes. 1/3 cup peppercorns (half white and half black) 4 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Saffron Rice

This classic dish can be modified to your taste. Saffron is expensive but not much is used in the recipe. Other herbs such as thyme, rosemary, chives, green onions etc. can be substituted. Also, use your favorite rice. We prefer … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Smoothie “Pumped Up”

This smoothie is very versatile. You can add whatever fruit or combination of fruit that you want. The additional supplements are suggestions and additional ones are easily added. 1 cup quick-cooking oatmeal (I like McCann’s Quick cooking rolled oats) 2 … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Steamed with Curry Sauce

Easy, quick, and tasty 1 medium cauliflower, trim green leaves and cut into quarters ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream Milk for thinning ¼ – ½ curry powder Microwave the cauliflower until tender in small amount of water in … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry

We had a yummy chicken curry this last week at a neighborhood restaurant. It brought back memories of this delicious recipe that I have had for years. Boil one large cut up chicken for about 15 – 20 minutes or … Continue reading

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