Condiments

Argentine Chimichurri Sauce

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Over the years I have tried many different things to season my steaks. Everything from different rubs, marinades, BBQ sauces, chutneys and more. There are many that I like, but I don’t think that there is any sauce I prefer with my steak more than this chimichurri sauce. While this sauce may look like pesto, the taste is very different. ...

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General Tso Sauce

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Chinese take out – gotta love it! I enjoy Chinese restaurant food any day and easily one of my most favorite dishes is General Tso chicken. It has that perfect combination of sweet heat and tang. The glaze covers chunks of chicken that is deep fried in a light batter. Everything about the dish is amazing and I could eat ...

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Swiss Chalet Secret Sauce Copycat Recipe

Swiss Chalet Sauce Copycat Recipe

Swiss Chalet is more than just a restaurant, it is a Canadian institution. Every Canadian has been to Swiss Chalet, and these restaurants are packed, many times of the week all over the country, especially for Sunday lunch. One popular tradition is to go to Swiss Chalet after church, for what is coined ‘Christian Chicken’. There are many great things to ...

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Homemade Thousand Islands Salad Dressing Recipe

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Ever since I was a little kid, Thousand Islands was always my favorite dressing for a salad. I loved the creamy texture with the combination of sweet and tart.  Just like most kids, salad did not thrill me, but with some of this pink colored dressing, I was more than happy to eat it. I am not sure where the ...

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French Fry Seasoning

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I lived in Sarnia for most of my childhood and teen years. Sarnia is a border city and the city on the United States side is Port Huron. A river divides the two cities, connected by two bridges. One of the things I remember as a kid, was driving to a place under the bridge for french fries. Everyone in ...

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Homemade Almond Butter

Homemade Almond Butter

I love almond butter because it is so yummy and quite healthy too. I struggle buying it in the store, since it is quite expensive. Recently, I have come to discover just how easy it is to make almond butter at home. Homemade almond butter is: Easy to make Cheaper than buying store bought Tastes fresher than store bought That ...

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Big Mac Secret Sauce Copycat Recipe

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I remember going to McDonald’s as a kid. Like all kids, I loved going there to get the Happy Meal. It was great to open up that little box and see what was inside. More than anything, I loved the toy. I still remember the McDonald’s Changeables – Transformers that turn into burgers, fries, drinks and more. How cool is ...

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Blue Cheese Dip for Buffalo Wings

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I have a serious weakness for any buffalo. I have made some different buffalo themed recipes including: Buffalo Chicken Dip Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole Those are delicious, but the best dish that has the buffalo flavor is the original –  Buffalo Chicken Wings. Crispy, meaty, saucy and spicy, buffalo chicken wings are incredible. As good as they are, they ...

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo, or salsa fresca, is a Mexican condiment that is perfect for serving with tacos, fajitas, burritos…. well really almost any Mexican dish! It is also great as a fresh salsa and perfect for scooping with tortilla chips. Pico de Gallo   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Author: Steve Cylka Serves: 2-4 Ingredients ...

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Chipotle Enchilada Sauce

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One of the best parts of enchiladas is the sauce. There are different kinds: red, green and white. The green sauce is made from tomatillos and the white is a creamy sauce. Red sauce is tomato based, but I like to add some chipotle peppers to give a deeper flavor as well as some heat. This recipe is very easy ...

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