Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments

Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce

This sauce is a product of South Carolina’s large German population and their affinity for mustard. It is an extremely easy barbecue sauce to make because it doesn’t require any cooking. It works very well as a dipping sauce for pork, but it can basically be used however you like. […]

Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments

Hollandaise Sauce

Makes 1 1/2 cups sauce Ingredients 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar or cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns 3 tablespoons water, plus more as needed 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and kept warm 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, plus more as needed […]

Side Dishes

Mexican-Style Street Corn Salad

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen 1 tablespoon lime juice 3 tablespoons mayonnaise Hot sauce, to taste 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder […]

Side Dishes

Moroccan-Style Carrot Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lb carrots (peeled and thinly sliced) 2 garlic cloves 4 tablespoon olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon ground cumin Small pinch of cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon minced cilantro 1 teaspoon minced parsley 2 onions, finely chopped 1 cup chopped dates Directions In a medium […]


Roasted Beet and Orange Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients 8 beets, green tops trimmed 5 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp salt, or to taste Pinch cayenne pepper 40 orange segments (skin removed, see note below) 1/2 cup red onion julienne 1/2 cup shelled walnut halves 1 cup […]

Main Dishes

Vegetarian Dirty Rice

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 6 ounces pinto beans, canned 1/2 cup onion, diced 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock 3/4 cup long grain rice 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons chipotle peppers, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Salt, […]

Free Recipes, Main Dishes

Veggie Packed Meatballs

Makes 4 to 6 servings   Directions Wash the zucchini and carrots and finely grate (or you can also grind in a food processor). Finely mince or grind the mushrooms in a food processor. Remember, the smaller you can get the veggies, the better you’ll be at disguising them! Heat […]