Odds and Ends – Miscellaneous Recipes, Food Tips, Garden info….

Dip, Salsa and Sauce Recipes

AioliAioli / allioli
Béchamel Sauce
DipDill Dip, with Greek Yogurt
Mushroom_sauceCream of Mushroom Sauce
Mustard_sauceThe Best Mustard Sauce
Mustard_chiveMustard and Chive Sauce
Olive_sauceOlive and Shallot Relish
Pesto SauceTraditional Homemade Pesto
pesto_rossoPesto Rosso
Tomato_avocado_sauceTomato Avocado Salsa
Tomato_olive_salsaTomato Olive Salsa
Tomato_salsaTomato Pepper Salsa
Ginger Barbecue SauceGinger Barbecue Sauce
Asparagus_peaFresh Pea Sauce
FreshtomatoFresh Tomato Sauce

Pickle Recipes

BeetsjarPickled Beets
Dill_picklesGarlic Dill Pickles
Fridge_picklesRefrigerator Pickles
Pickled_beansPickled Green Beans


Cranberrysauce1Gingered Cranberry Sauce
Quince2Quince Jam
Chard_barsMushroom Chard and Cheese Bars
Tomato_breadTomato Bread
White Wine SangriaWhite Wine Sangria
table2Christmas Tree Napkin Folding

Food Tips

11 foods you should eat

Alliums shallots, onions, garlic…



Barbecue Grill and Smoker Tips

Bases for Creamy Soups

Calcium, Sources and Ideas

Cooking for Twoguidelines on portions

Counting calories: an opinion

Calories and Portions: Meat

Cheese  and Cheese Sauces


Dairy Comparisons

Dairy, Types

Eggs, to refrigerate or not


Fats, the Good and the Not so Good

Green Garlic

Using Herbs,

Milk: Good or Bad?

The Lost Art of Napkin Folding

Nuts: Health benefits and cooking tips

How to make Pasta and Gnocchi

Smoking (and grilling)

Using SpicesBlending Spices

Sweet Potatoes v Yams

Wine, Cooking with

Preserving the Harvest

Asparagus: storing and tips

Cherry tomatoes: oven roasting

Green Beans, Growing and Freezing

Preserving Herbs, freezing

Pumpkins and Squashes: storing and freezing

Freezing Tomatoes

Zucchini, Freezing

Garden Tips:

The Compost Pile

The Herb Garden

The Planning

The Weeds

Katie Zeller


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