Synopses & Reviews
THE SECRET IS IN THE SAUCE
For the tastiest, home-cooked meals, you need amazing condiments. Homemade Condiments shows offers classic and gourmet twists on your favorites, including:
• Smoked Tomato Ketchup
• Whiskey-Spiked Barbecue Sauce
• Grainy Porter Mustard
• Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
• Sweet Pickle Relish
• Rooster-Style Sauce
• Roasted Garlic Olive Oil
• Blue Cheese Dressing
• Sweet Chili Sauce
• Hot Fudge Sauce
Why reach for a preservative-filled jar from the store when Homemade Condiments shows how easy it is to make your own using fresh, flavorful, natural ingredients? Chop, stir and simmer your farmers market tomatoes, onions and habaneros down to a delicious, spicy ketchup perfect for topping your hot-out-of-the-oven sweet potato fries. Blend herbs from your garden with mustard seeds and vinegar for a spread that adds a tangy bite to your croque-monsieur.
FLAVOR-PACKED, PRESERVATIVE-FREE RECIPES FOR DELICIOUS VERSIONS OF ALL YOUR FAVORITE CONDIMENTS
This beautiful book, comprehensive in its coverage, tells how to take fresh produce, herbs, and spices and turn them into delicious condiments one can use on something as simple as a hot dog or as elegant as a filet mignon. Chemical- and preservative-free, these recipes are more delicious and far healthier than anything bought prepackaged. Going beyond the classics, Homemade Condiments serves up artisanal variations such as Curried Ketchup, Green Chile Mustard, and Basil Aioli. Readers also learn how to make pickles, jams, preserves, oil infusions, nut butters, and more. All fresh, all healthy!
Packed with everything condiment related, this book is filled with tips on choosing and storing fresh ingredients, details on equipment, safety guidelines for shelf life, and ideas for creative uses of the condiments. It even teaches how to grow a condiment garden! There are also storage and bottling instructions for home use as well as for giving prepared recipes as gifts.
About the Author
is a professional chef, food writer, and recipe developer. She has written three books for Ulysses Press, including Ramen to the Rescue
, Tortillas to the Rescue
, and Quinoa Cuisine
(cowritten with Kelley Sparwasser). A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, her work has appeared in About.com, Gaiam.com, Town and Country, Arthritis Today, Clean Eating, Time Out Eating + Drinking,
and Pilates Style.
She lives in Atlanta, GA.