This pesto is a fabulous way to use radish greens from the garden. Serve it over pasta, spread it on crackers, or slather it in mozzarella grilled cheese sandwiches.
Our dependence on prepared foods, packaged in plastic and paperboard, is a learned habit. It didn’t happen overnight, though. It took several generations for us to shift from cooking at home almost exclusively to the ready-made versions of those same recipes. (I’m looking at you, pudding-in-a-cup!)
This collection of condiments, dips, spreads, and snack recipes to make right in your kitchen will cut your grocery bill and reduce the amount of single-use plastic that enters your home.
Cutting your dependence on these store-bought convenience items is easy! Pick one or two of my favorite condiment or snack recipes and give homemade a try.
This homemade raspberry jam has a lower sugar content than some recipes. The addition of fresh apricots gives the finished product a fresh, sunny flavor.
Making this peach simple syrup at home is a fun way to extend the shelf life of some of your favorite summertime fruits. There are plenty of delicious ways to use it!
It is simple to make yogurt at home with just a few common kitchen ingredients. Get started with this easy vanilla yogurt recipe!
Pack some dried apples in your lunch or take them on the trail for a healthy snack. Dehydrating apples while they’re in season & enjoy them all year long.
The old-fashioned flavor of plum jam is one that is hard to find in stores. Making your own is EASY and a great way to preserve the harvest!
Infused vinegar is super easy to make, especially with berries and small juicy fruit like cherries or pomegranates. Gourmet vinegar makes great gifts, too!
This homemade marshmallow fluff recipe is so EASY, you’ll never buy the jars of fluff again. Learn how to make marshmallow fluff without corn syrup at home.
Sweet, savory, and spicy, this mango chutney is great with fish and chicken, or inside your favorite sandwich. If you’ve got access to local mangoes, make some!