Dips, Recipes

Creamy Baba Ghanouj

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables, and baba ghanouj is one of my favorite eggplant dishes.  I roast eggplants at least once per week.  I started roasting my eggplant tonight and decided midway through that I wanted baba ghanouj.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have any lemons.  How can you have baba ghanouj without the tang […]

Dips, Recipes

Hulk Dip

This dip started as a reciped based off of the Doña Sauce from Taco Deli in Austin, TX.  But then, after I made it a time or two, it took on a life of its own.  This salsa does not seem too spicy at first, but then it really sticks with you.  (Translation: it’s really, […]

Dips, Recipes, Sauce, Whole30

Restaurant Salsa

This recipe is adapted from the Pioneer Woman’s restaurant style salsa recipe. I updated it based on things I typically have in my pantry and removed the sugar to make it Whole30 compliant. One of the best tips I’ve ever received about making salsas and other sauces is to taste-test it with a chip or whatever […]

Dips, Recipes, Sauce

Roasted Pepper and Corn Salsa

My dad is growing some peppers this summer and asked me to do something with them. Since we also have an abundance of tomatoes (thanks to our neighbor’s garden), I settled on a salsa. The original plan was to keep it pretty standard: roasted peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and onion. When I tasted the first batch […]

Dips, Recipes, Sauce

Thai-Style Peanut Sauce

I love Thai peanut sauce.  It’s good on almost everything.  The thing I’ve realized over the years is that you can make a good peanut sauce out of almost anything.  Thus, I’ve listed all of the variations I use in this recipe.  The amounts are rough approximations.  How you make this sauce all depends on […]