Onion-apple Chutney

Posted on Apr 6th, 2010

I'm working on a couple of new recipes that I think would be good with chutney, and I thought it would be fun to make my own chutney first. This is a variation on the Caramelized Onion Chutney here. This is my first attempt…

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Roasted Green Chili Hot Sauce and Salsa Verde

Posted on Oct 28th, 2011

  When my friend Melissa sent me a link to her favorite hot sauce recipe, I realized I had never made any. How could I have a blog named after a pepper and never have made my own hot sauce? I needed to rectify this…

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Roasted Vegetable Salsa

Posted on Jul 25th, 2009

When I was a kid in northwest Florida, authentic Mexican food was hard to come by, and something my parents sorely missed after having lived in Austin. There was one little place, however, that fit the bill. Della’s was…

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The Great Vegetarian Grilling Post

Posted on May 7th, 2010

  When my husband, son and I quit eating meat, we assumed we'd never barbecue again. Veggie dogs don't really taste much different from a grill than from the stove top. Really, why bother? Then I picked up The Vegetarian…

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Two-herb Pesto

Posted on Oct 5th, 2009

A few weeks ago, I wanted to try a new recipe that uses fresh basil and mint. I thought it would be fun to make a basil and mint pesto first, and then have some of the pesto in the freezer to play with later. There is a…

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