Blackberry Balsamic Reduction

The popular gourmet condiment you can make at home

Blackberry balsamic reduction adds a tangy sweetness to just about anything. Drizzle over everything from salad to steak to ice cream. Noxious, thorny, and destructive Himalayan Blackberry vines are everywhere. For most of the year they are the bane of gardeners, property owners, and even pedestrians whose ankles have been attacked strolling past a vacant lot or hillside. People have gone to…

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Cashew Romesco Sauce

Romesco “(Catalan pronunciation: [ruˈmɛsku]) is a nut and red pepper-based sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.” – Wikipedia I’ve been up to my elbows in a home improvement project. We have been wishing, hoping, and planning to replace most of our well worn wall-to-wall carpeting with wood laminate for several years. Last fall we picked the flooring company and took home a few samples, they sat for…

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This bright and tangy fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing is the perfect finishing touch for Spring and Summer salads. Light and creamy with no oil or fat.

Fat Free Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette

This bright and tangy fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing is the perfect finishing touch for Spring and Summer salads. Light and creamy with no oil or fat. It’s spring! I am so excited to have made it through the dark dreary days of winter. The days are longer and the branches outside my windows are dotted with swollen buds. I see…

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