Shot of a bowl of Vietnamese peanut sauce on a platter with fresh summer rolls.

Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese peanut sauce is the perfect dipping sauce to go with fresh summer rolls. It also doubles as a sauce for noodles, satay, or even as a salad dressing. Peanut … Read more

Prik Nam Pla Thai Dipping Sauce

Prik nam pla was on practically every restaurant table when I traveled in Thailand. The traditional Thai sauce is perfect for adding an extra boost of flavor to grilled meat … Read more

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Easy Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce is so easy to make it is ridiculous. And the flavor is amazing. I make mine with orange zest, orange juice, a cinnamon stick and couple … Read more

low angle shot of miso ramen tare in a white bowl. Next to the bowl on the table are a bowl of sliced scallions, fresh ramen noodles, a bundle of colorful chopsticks, and sliced scallions scattered on the tabletop.

Spicy Miso Tare for Ramen

Ramen tare is the “secret sauce” that ramen cooks put at the bottom of your bowl before adding noodles, broth, and toppings. It is the magic that gives a bowl … Read more

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Whipped Feta Spread

Whipped Feta Spread is a new favorite appetizer. The tangy, salty, creamy dip with a punch of garlic and fresh dill is delicious scooped up with pita chips or raw … Read more

low angle shot of a bowl of the green zhoug sauce with flatbread in the background.

Spicy Yemeni Zhoug Sauce

Zhoug sauce is a spicy cilantro sauce made with jalapeno peppers, garlic, olive oil, and spices. It’s a spicy Middle Eastern condiment with roots in Yemen. I became obsessed with … Read more

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

Wondering how to make elderberry syrup? It is one of the most powerful natural remedies for common illnesses like colds and flu. And it is easy to make either in … Read more