Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce   Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt (Preferably Greek or Fage) 1 cucumber 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 lemon, juiced and zest 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 1-1/2 cloves garlic, peeled 5 mint leaves, chopped fine Salt and Pepper to taste   Directions The night before making Tzatziki, place the yogurt in a paper towel lined strainer over another bowl and leave it in the fridge overnight. This thicker yogurt-cheese …

Chipotle Aïoli

I LOVE Sweet Potato Fries.  In Salt Lake there is a bar/restaurant called The Bayou.  It has amazing food (and lots and lots of various types of beer from around the world).  One of my favorite things they have at The Bayou is their Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Aioli. Now that I live in Wyoming, I don’t have the …

Cranberry Salsa

1 bag of fresh Cranberries Juice from 1 Lime 1 bunch Cilantro 1 bunch Green Onions 1/2 cup Sugar 1 Jalapeno Pepper Place all ingredients in your food processor and run until they are completed blended. Serve with chips or on top of cream cheese or whatever sounds good. Print PDF

Chile Infused Oil

Ingredients 3 cups of Oil (Canola, Corn, Peanut or Olive Oil) ¼ cups of hot red chilies (dried & crushed) Instructions Combine oil and crushed hot chile in a heavy-bottomed pan. Starting on the lowest heat possible, bring oil temperature to 140 degrees (use a deep-fry or candy thermometer), and maintain temperature for 10 minutes. Take oil off of heat …

Apple Brickle Dip

1 8oz package of Cream Cheese ½ Cup Brown Sugar, packed ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 package English Toffee Bits In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, sugars & vanilla.  Fold in desired amount of toffee bits. Serve with apple wedges. Print PDF

Sully’s Cranberry & Cilantro Dip

Add the following into a food processor & process until it makes a spreadable goo. Then layer over cream cheese in a 8×8 pan & serve. 1 bag of cranberries, washed Juice of one orange or mandarin orange juice 1 Cup Sugar 1 1/2″ piece of Fresh Ginger, with the skin removed 3 Large Jalapeños with some seeds, or 1-2 …

Sully’s Black Bean Salsa

Mix the following in a bowl: 1 – 15 oz can of Black Beans, drained & rinsed 1 – 15 oz can of Whole Kernel Corn, drained & rinsed 1 – 15 oz can of Petite Diced Tomatoes or 2 Fresh Tomatoes, diced 1/2 Red Onion, Chopped 1 Red Pepper, Chopped 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Cilantro, Chopped Dressing Whisk together …

Jalapeño Pepper Jelly

Jalapeño Pepper Jelly Helpful Notes: From Dana: You need to make sure your jars and lids and caps are sterilized.  I run them through the dishwasher. This recipe makes 2 quarts. I use 8 oz. jars, usually.  I usually double the recipe. A double recipe will make about 15 jars. Be sure to stay with the jelly while it is boiling (it can …

Barbara’s Guacamole

1 avocado, cut up, not mashed 1 clove garlic, roasted, mashed, and chopped 6 thin slices onion, roasted, and chopped fine 1 squeeze fresh lime juice 1/2 roasted jalapeno pepper, peeled, seeded, chopped fine 1-2 T chopped cilantro 1/4 tomato, chopped salt to taste I make it using the same proportions without roasting anything, too, and it still turns out good, …

GRILLED SALMON SALAD

1 lb. fresh or frozen salmon fillets 1 T. olive oil lime 1 ½ tsp. Jamaican Jerk seasoning 6 cups torn mixed greens 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 med. avocado, cut up 1 med. mango, cut up 2 med. oranges, cut up ¼ cup chopped macadamia nuts or almonds, toasted Thaw fish if frozen. Brush fish with oil or spray …