Spicy Asian Plum Sauce

Sweet and spicy, Asian plum sauce is terrific with pot stickers, egg rolls or even as a glaze for roasted chicken!

Visions of Asian Plum Sauce and pot stickers have been dancing though my head the past week. Why? Because it’s everything you could possibly ask for in one bite. A sweet, spicy sauce that works well with so many things. I enjoy it along side some chicken and mushroom pot stickers, but I beg youRead more

Mushroom Steak Seasoning

Umami is where it’s at! You won’t come up short on flavor when using this mushroom steak seasoning on grilled beef or even chicken!

Mushroom steak seasoning has become a staple in my spice drawer.  I mean what goes better than steak and mushrooms right? Not much! This seasoning utilizes dried mushrooms. In my case, the woody stems from shiitake mushrooms that are often tossed. (Yes I have a thing about tossing food!) Shiitakes are one of my favoritesRead more

How to Make Pickled Watermelon Rind

Pickled watermelon rind adds a really nice sweet, salty, vinegary bite to whatever you add it to. Try it in any recipe that calls for regular pickles!

I’ve always heard that pickled watermelon rind is a southern thing, but often wondered why that is. I know pickled things are the perfect pairing with all sorts of foods because they can add and alter the taste of foods taking something good and making it something great.  As for this house, pickled watermelon rindRead more