This ketchup is the very best that I can ever remember tasting. It is clean, light and yet bold as well. It has a smooth flavor that will make you never want to have another type of ketchup ever. This is what the condiment tomato sauce should taste like and is better than any store bought I can remember. Once you try this flavorful to die for ketchup you won’t want another kind ever.
Ingredients for TDF Honey Ketchup
6 oz. tomato paste
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup rice vinegar*
1/4 cup water
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. finely minced sweet onion
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. powdered clove
1/8 tsp. powdered ginger
1/2 tsp. basil (can be minced up with the onion)
*I use rice vinegar because white vinegar is made from corn. Read more...(360 words, 1 image, estimated 1:26 mins reading time)
There are times when you just want a hot and tasty seasoning mix to use whenever you want. For meat, or for cooking in general. This homemade fajita seasoning mix works for more than just spicey foods, it can be use even in place of pepper if you wish. It just tastes so good.
A note about the tapioca starch: Many times you just will not find this readily available on your grocery store shelves. This is not a problem if you have one of those nice new personal coffee grinders. If you don’t have one they are really cheap to get. Anyway, to make tapioca starch you would first buy some minute tapioca, the stuff you get to make tapioca pudding. Take and add about a quarter cup and grind it in the coffee grinder on the fine setting about 3 times. That would be about 60 seconds. You will now have a fine powder that you can use in place of regular starch. Some might wonder why you would do this, well there are some that have a problem with corn or gm corn and can’t use regular corn starch. This is a perfect alternative for those that have this problem with regular starch. Read more...(391 words, 1 image, estimated 1:34 mins reading time)
Here is a great recipe for sweet pickles that just about anyone can make. It doesn’t take all that long to do and makes it so that you can make them just the way that you want. Best of all, there are no ingredients in it that are corn based, for those with the ever growing allergy trend. Even better this is not a complicated canning project, just good sweet yummy fun.
Semi Sweet Pickle by Cleave Ingredient List
3 baby cucumbers 6 in. long
1 cup rice vinegar
3 tbsp. sugar (6 for a really sweet treat)
1 tbsp. pickling spice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic
NOTE: The amount of vinegar listed is the minimum. Some may feel more comfortable adding more, which is fine. Just don’t add too much or you will have more juice instead of pickle. Read more...(435 words, 16 images, estimated 1:44 mins reading time)
Pork and beans are almost a staple when it comes to ribs and barbeques and our family wanted to be able to have them as well without high fructose corn syrup and dextrose in them. The only way it seemed that we would be able to do this is if we made them at home since none of the stores near us did not have what we wanted. It might take some time to prepare but in the end you are going to have a dish that everyone is going to comment about and be begging you for the recipe.
Home Made Pork And Beans Recipe
1 lb. dry small white beans or small navy beans (when you can’t find the white beans)
4 oz. of country ham
3 oz of concentrated tomato paste
2 tbsp of sugar
1/2 tsp garlic (powder or fresh – either will work)
1 to 2 tsp salt Read more...(661 words, 2 images, estimated 2:39 mins reading time)