Five Ingredient Restaurant-Style Salsa

restaurant salsa

Tomatoes abound this time of year and salsa is a great way to use delicious ripe tomatoes of any color (red, orange, yellow), especially since this restaurant-style salsa recipe is super easy to make! We are going to barely chop the five ingredients, toss them into a blender and then simmer them for a few

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Five Ingredient Spicy Marinara Sauce

Spicy Marinara Sauce

 Jarred marinara sauce is packed full of unnecessary sodium, preservatives, and sometimes as much sugar as a can of soda. Making your own spicy marinara sauce at home is easy, delicious, and can be accomplished with just five ingredients. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Spicy Marinara Sauce Ingredients:  1. 4 large red tomatoes

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My First Attempt at Canning: Sweet & Spicy Tomato Jam


I made and canned jam for the first time! Food for thought… why is it called canning and not jarring? Anyway… I LOVE tomatoes and this time of year we are up to our ears in beautiful local ones. So, yesterday I decided to jump right into this canning stuff. I had about a quart

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Five Ingredient Bacon, Cucumber, & Tomato on Flatbread

Bacon, Cucumber, Tomato Flatbread

OK. Here we go! As promised… here is my first ever Five Ingredient Foodie recipe! This recipe is so easy that almost all of the ingredients are in the name of the dish, including the bacon! Below the recipe you will find an explanation of why I picked this dish to share with you. Bacon,

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