CANARIAN “MOJO” SAUCE  Spain is worldwide known for its tasty food and its tradition of eating “tapas”. One of the first things to catch the attention of visitors is the diversity of Spanish gastronomy. The fact that each region has its own typical dishes, gives the Spanish diet a variety difficult to find in many […]

Mustard Dips for Celebrations and more

Easy Mustard Dips We all love to use mustard as a condiment on our hamburgers, hotdogs or chicken nuggets, but did you ever think of using it for a chip or vegetable dip? The following no fuss economical variations can be interesting for a variety of gatherings, such as parties, picnics, camping trips, and more. Texmex Style Mustard […]

House Tartar Sauce

Tartar Sauce just begs for improvisation. Additions to the mixture are almost infinite. Fresh Herbs, Sugar, Miracle Whip, Mustard, etc., can all be used to good effect. It is certainly not a bad thing to experiment, and a lot of things you can add to Tartar Sauce are quite tasty. But for me, Tartar Sauce […]

Guacamole Recipes

Lately I’ve really been enjoying Mexican and Tex-Mex food. I especially like the wide range of appetizers coming out of this part of the world. I’ve come to love guacamole especially because of its versatility within my cooking repertoire. On the one hand it can be used as a dip just like everyone does. Chop […]

Easy Guacamole

The seductive powers of food can be amazing.  My best critic (or worst, depending on how you look at it) for this recipe is my ex-husband who had issues with most everything I did, but not my cooking, especially when I made guacamole.  No matter how boring a party may be (picture a business event or […]

Spicy Guacamole

Sometimes family get-togethers need a little spicing up. That’s when I make my special guacamole dip. Friends and family have tried for years to get the recipe out of me, but to no avail. Now, I’ve finally done it. So, here’s Mama’s Spicy Guacamole Dip. Ingredients:4 large Haas Avocados (They are best when the outside […]

Sauce Recipes Tartar Sauce

Tartar sauce is traditionally made with mayonnaise, finely chopped gherkins or dill pickles, a squeeze of lemon and finely chopped parsley or tarragon, and is usually served over fried fish and seafood. For a variation, capers, finely chopped onion, horseradish or mustard can be added.  Basic mayonnaise Using a blender or food processor makes the […]

Onion Dip Recipes

Need something new and different from the normal ranch, cheese, and spinach spreads that you normally put out when you are entertaining friends and family? But are you short on time, money, and energy? Try this simple, but tastebud-friendly dip at your next party or gathering. Nothing is quite so pleasing as coming in from […]