Recipe Type: Dips and Condiments

  • Pittman & Davis Peach Bourbon Jam

    Slather this tasty jam over some fresh buttermilk biscuits to bring southern flare to your breakfast table! The bourbon pairs perfectly with the peaches, making this a decadent start to your day. Ingredients: ½ vanilla bean 1 lb. Pittman & Davis Georgia Peaches or Sweet Peaches, halved, pitted, and cut into ½” pieces 1 c. sugar ½ c. peeled and grated Granny Smith apple (1/2 apple) 1 c. bourbon 1 Tbsp. lemon juice Directions: Place two small plates in freezer to chill. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Using tip of paring knife, scrape out seeds. Stir vanilla bean and…

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  • Fresh Peach Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

    Sweet and luscious peaches are great to have in your pantry during summer. Aside from eating fresh out of hand, you can use peaches for making sweet and savory meat dishes, baking pastries and cakes, salads, and healthy smoothies. Peaches may also be used for making salad vinaigrette to add color and flavor to the dressing. This type of dressing works well with all types of green salad but may also be used for chicken and fish dishes. This easy-to-make vinaigrette can be modified according to your tastes. If you want it sweeter you may add a tablespoon of honey,…

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  • Mango-Strawberry Salsa Recipe

    Eating healthy and staying fit is easier said than done. Imagine how easy it is to just open a bag of chips or order fast food over the counter compared to preparing your own dishes at home. But did you know that not all healthy food takes a long time to prepare? For example, making salsa is easy. Prepare it one time, and it can last you a few days. By eating salsa paired with whole-grain tortilla chips or other alternatives you can increase your vegetable intake while curtailing the sodium, calories, and fat you eat. Also, depending on the…

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  • Nectarine Salsa Recipe

    Summertime should be fun, exciting, and filled with memories you can take with you. It is a time for being out and about having thrilling adventures and learning something new with family and friends. When I was young, my mom taught me how to bake cakes and pastries, make dips and cook different dishes during summer since that was the when I had the time to sit down and watch her do her thing in the kitchen. One of the dips I really like making, since then until now, is the Nectarine Salsa. It is sweet, tangy and a tad…

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  • Peach Preserves Recipe

    I like the outdoors. I love the sunlight touching my face when I look up to the sky, the smell of grass, the rustling sound of leaves as the wind blows, and the sound of birds happily chirping in the trees. This is why summer is my favorite time of the year. This is also the time when we get to enjoy doing fun outdoor activities like swimming, biking, hiking, camping, picnics, and more with our friends and families. One other thing that I look forward to in summer is the time when lusciously plump, sweet, and juicy peaches ripen.…

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  • Sambal-Orange Vinaigrette Recipe

    There are different ways to savor and enjoy the sweet, tart and juicy flavor of oranges. You can eat them fresh out of hand, toss them in a salad, use them to season meat or add them as ingredients when making cakes and pastries. You can even make orange jam, jellies, juice and smoothies. One more way to enjoy oranges is to use them as an ingredient when making vinaigrette! Sambal is a chili sauce or paste, a cuisine native to Indonesia, typically made using a mixture of various chili peppers combined with shrimp paste, ginger, garlic, scallion, shallot, palm…

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  • Grapefruit Marmalade with Vanilla and Anise Recipe

    Grapefruits are considered to be a relative newcomer to the citrus clan and are a hybrid mutation between a pomelo and sweet orange. Said to have originated from Barbados, the fruit was named grapefruit because of the way the fruits grow in clusters like the grapes. Grapefruits were first introduced to the United States at Safety Harbor, Florida in 1823 by Count Odet Philippe. At first, people considered grapefruits as a novelty item and usually cringed at the bitter-tart taste of the white-variety grapefruits, which were the only varieties available at the time. Thanks to the discovery of Ruby Red…

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  • Ruby Red Grapefruit Cheese Dip Recipe

    Did you know that grapefruit (the wonder-fruit) which is known for its powerful health benefits, was initially treated like a pariah among other citrus fruits when introduced to the United States? Grapefruit was first discovered in the 18th century in the Caribbean as the result of an accidental hybrid between pomelo and sweet orange. This is one of the few citrus fruits that did not hail from Asia where most other citrus fruits originated. People did not take an immediate liking to grapefruit since they found it too acidic and bitter for their taste. Decades passed and people still had…

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  • Baked Onion Dip Recipe

    Onions may be relatively small, but they add big flavor to numerous dishes. Onions are used for everything from appetizers to main entrées. Onions can be sweet, savory, and are great either raw or cooked. Before we move on to our recipe for today, let us talk about onions a bit more. The origin of our beloved onion is actually a bit obscure. Botanists, herbalist, and even archeologists have a hard time pinpointing exactly where and when onions were first discovered and used. The delicate nature of the onion’s flesh leaves little physical evidence behind. Most experts agree that onions…

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  • Spicy Orange Vinaigrette Recipe

    The simplicity and versatility of vinaigrette dressing is a thing of beauty. Just grab a bowl, whisk oil and vinegar, add salt and some citrus seasoning and your dull salad will spring to life. Aside from salad, you can also use vinaigrette to make tasty sauces, give a flavor boost for gravy and concoct tangy marinades for chicken, meat and fish. The use of vinegar and oil to dress salads dates back to ancient Greece and Rome. Vinaigrette, which originated as a diminutive form of the French word vinaigre (vinegar), was first used in 1699 in John Evelyn’s book on…

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