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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Seriously, guys, this is so easy. It's one of my favorite ways to bang out a delicious, stick-to-your ribs meal on a weeknight. Season the shrimp, cozy a half a slice of bacon around it,...

Butter Recipe Featured on Buzzfeed!

Mad love to everyone's favorite website, Buzzfeed, for featuring our Homemade Butter recipe in their list of 29 Foods You Didn't Know You Could DIY! Check out their full list and get my recipe here.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Once you have homemade mayo, you won't want to go back to the jarred stuff. Trust me. I don't really even like mayo that much and I was tempted to eat this by the spoon. My...

Homemade Lemon Curd

OK, we should rename this stuff. Because "curd" just doesn't do it justice. Lemon curd is a buttery, sweet and tangy, lemon-y sauce that you can use for a zillion things. Let me show you how to make it at home.

Homemade Ketchup

I don't know about you, but I'm so (like, so so so so) happy that summer's coming. This winter was a long, snow-filled one in New England, and everyone I know is happy to...

Spicy Holiday Compound Butter

This is one of those things that I make en masse and keep in the fridge for the holiday season. It's great on everything from French toast to roasted chicken. Use it to garnish a thick, char-grilled steak. Crown a steaming bowl of creamy mashed potatoes with a few slices and some minced chives.
homemade guinness mustard

Spicy Guinness Mustard

Here's how to make your very own homemade mustard with one of my all-time favorite things: Guinness stout. It's easy and totally delicious.

Homemade Butter

Making butter at home is surprisingly easy to do. All you need is fresh heavy cream—and maybe a little salt, if you want salted butter. That's it. (No, really: That's it.)
slice of compound butter

Drunken Cranberry Orange Compound Butter

I know: When will I stop raving about compound butter? Never, probably. (But I'll bet you could guess that.) The stuff is just too easy to make—and too darned good. What is compound butter? If you've...

Roasted Garlic, Three Ways

Now, I like garlic in pretty much all its forms, but roasted garlic has to be one of the best substances on the planet. And making it is one of those ineffable acts of culinary magic.