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  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    With my Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing you’re just 5 everyday ingredients away from my best secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a…

  • Authentic Caesar Dressing in 30 Seconds --- this creamy, rich salad dressing comes together almost instantly using your immersion blender...it's a real game changer!

    30 Second Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

    30 Second Caesar Salad Dressing comes together almost instantly…it’s a real game changer! The creamy dressing can be used on salads, as a sandwich or burger spread, or as a dip…

  • homemade clotted cream

    How to Make Clotted Cream ~ 3 Ways!

    I’ll show you how to make clotted cream 3 ways  ~ in the Instant Pot, oven, or on the stove top: you choose how you want to make your very own…

  • bright green chimichurri sauce

    Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

    Chimichurri Sauce is a glorious, garlicky herb sauce meant for slathering over grilled meats. It’s the Argentinian version of a pesto, and it’s fabulous! Use it with chicken, fish, tacos, and…

  • pretzel bread with maple mustard dipping sauce

    Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce

    Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce is a simple 4 ingredient sauce that elevates everything from pretzels and french fries, to burgers and brats. Whether you dip, dab, slather or smear it, it’s…

  • cream style horseradish sauce in a bowl

    Creamy Homemade Horseradish Sauce (from scratch!)

    Creamy Homemade Horseradish Sauce is made with horseradish root, sour cream, and vinegar. This epic sauce adds the ultimate finishing touch to steaks, beef tenderloin, and roast beef. Don’t forget it…

  • strawberry Barbecue Sauce in a jar with spoon and fresh berries

    Strawberry Barbecue Sauce

    Strawberry Barbecue Sauce is a luscious concoction of some of my favorite flavors ~ fresh berries, rum, raw sugar, cider vinegar, and molasses. Grill with it, slather it on meatloaf, or…

  • Tropical Hot Dog Bar ~ seven exotic condiments to take your next barbecue to the tropics!

    Tropical Hot Dog Bar

    I admit it, I’m a closet hot dog lover, maybe you are too? Today I’m sharing a slew of exotic toppings for a tropical hot dog bar, including homemade spicy kiwi…

  • Red Quinoa and Black Bean Veggie Burger on a wooden board

    The Simple Secret to Better Burgers

    What’s the secret to better grilling this summer? Homemade condiments, of course. From the holy trinity of ketchup, mustard, and relish, to mayo, pickled onions, hot sauce, and more!…

  • roasted jalapeño ketchup with jalapeño peppers

    Roasted Jalapeño Ketchup Recipe (2 ingredients!)

    Roasted Jalapeño Ketchup is a homemade condiment recipe for burgers, hot dogs, fries, and onion rings. If you’ve never had a spicy ketchup, you’re in for a treat; everything you dip, dunk…

  • slicing fennel on a mandoline slicer

    Quick Pickled Fennel

    Quick Pickled Fennel is a zippy condiment that works with just about anything you’ll pull off your grill this season. It’s great in salads, and I love to eat it straight…

  • cranberry relish in a small glass jar

    Cranberry Relish with Horseradish and Sour Cream

    Cranberry Relish with Horseradish and Sour Cream is an adaptation of a 1959 Craig Claiborne recipe made famous as Mama Stamberg’s cranberry relish on NPR’s All Things Considered. It’s a fabulously…

  • spiced peaches

    Old Fashioned Spiced Peaches

    Old Fashioned Spiced Peaches is a retro recipe poised for a comeback. These easy classic Southern pickled peaches were always on our Thanksgiving table when I was growing up, and I…

  • quick pickled onions

    How To Quick Pickle (almost) Anything!

    How To Quick Pickle (almost) Anything! Today I’m exploring the vibrant world of quick and easy refrigerator pickles ~ these crisp and colorful homemade quickles are more complex in flavor than…

  • jalapeño butter in a small glass container

    How to Make Jalapeño Butter

    Do you know how to make jalapeño butter? Because everybody needs a kicky butter to slather on their corn, their green beans, their biscuits, and their steak, right? This spicy compound…

  • apricot jalapeño jam with cheese and crackers on a white marble surface

    Apricot Jalapeño Jam

    Apricot Jalapeño Jam ~ it’s sweet, hot, sticky, and makes an insanely delicious appetizer with soft cheese and crackers. Do this hot pepper jam small batch refrigerator style, or can up…

  • making quick rainbow giardiniera vegetable pickle

    Quick Rainbow Giardiniera (small batch)

    My Quick Rainbow Giardiniera is a colorful riff on the classic Italian relish ~ my vibrant version makes use of some of the more unique veggies in the produce aisle. Enjoy…

  • Quick Pickled Rainbow Carrots

    Quick Pickled Rainbow Carrots ~ these refrigerator pickles, or ‘quickles’, are ready in 24 hours ~ they make a colorful side dish, they perk up salads, and make the healthiest, crunchiest…

  • Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ your pickles are ready in the time it takes you to slice your peppers, and you're going to want to load up on these, because jalapeños make everything better!

    Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ easy recipe!

    Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ your pickles are ready in the time it takes you to slice your peppers, and you’re going to want to load up on these, because jalapeños make…

  • Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you'll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion refrigerator pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you’ll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!…

  • Quick and Spicy Refrigerator Pickles

    My quick and spicy refrigerator pickle recipe will give you some instant pickle gratification. They’re ready in under an hour ~ and because these easy dill pickles aren’t processed in a…

  • Brats with Spicy Cranberry Apple Relish ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Brats with Spicy Cranberry Relish

    I highly recommend these Brats with Spicy Cranberry Relish if you’re ready to jump headfirst into fall ~ the sausages are briefly grilled, then gently simmered in the slow cooker while…

  • How to Dry Herbs in the Microwave quickly and easily ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Dry Herbs in the Microwave

    I’ll show you exactly how to dry herbs in the microwave, it’s quick, easy and a lot of fun! — The microwave preserves color and flavor like no other method, and…

  • Homemade clotted cream

    How to Make Clotted Cream

    Homemade Clotted Cream ~ (aka Devonshire or Cornish Cream) this luxurious spreadable cream is a must for afternoon tea and scones, but no need to buy those pricey little imported bottles,…

  • Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples 3

    Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples

    Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples is a vintage pickled apple recipe that makes the perfect fall side dish and a must at Thanksgiving!…

  • How to Make Homemade Old Fashioned Relish

    How to Make Homemade Old Fashioned Relish ~ I say old fashioned, but of course this homemade pickle relish has been Great Island-ized with some hot peppers, and a little bit…

  • This Grapefruit Vinegar is a flavor bomb. You will love using it in so many ways. It's the same basic formula as my BLOOD ORANGE VINEGAR, but now that the blood oranges are gone, you can continue to have a bottle of this versatile stuff in your fridge. Use pink or red grapefruit if you want. I love the uber-tang of this version.

    White Grapefruit Vinegar

    This White Grapefruit Vinegar is a flavor bomb. You will love using it in so many ways. It’s the same basic formula as my BLOOD ORANGE VINEGAR, but now that the…

  • making blood orange vinegar

    Blood Orange Vinegar

    Homemade blood orange vinegar is stunning, and stunningly delicious. It’s a fun kitchen project that takes just 2 ingredients!…

  • Easy Crock Pot Cranberry Butter

    Crock Pot Cranberry Butter is an impossibly silky, tangy fruit butter that is made right in the slow cooker ~ you’ll want to slather this easy cranberry jam on toast, scones,…