Blueberry Syrup for Coffee or Iced Tea

Blueberry Syrup for Coffee or Iced Tea 4 cups fresh blueberries 2 cups water 1 cup sugar Place blueberries in a saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Set sieve or colander lined with cheesecloth or paper towel over a bowl and pour in the blueberry mixture. Gently press […]

Basic Salad Dressing

Basic Vinaigrette (courtesy of, “How to Cook Everything”) 1/4 cup good vinegar (you can use sherry, balsamic, red, or white wine vinegar) 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more if needed 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons minced shallots (optional & I leave these out) Freshly ground black pepper to taste Briefly […]

Fast Enchilada Sauce

Fast Enchilada Sauce 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 onion, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons chili powder (we adjusted to 1 teaspoon) 3 garlic cloves,minced 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons sugar 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce 1/2 cup water Pepper Heat the oil in a 12″ skillet over medium heat until shimmering. add the onion […]