Recipe 34: Homemade Soft Pretzels

Crispy & Chewy!

Now THIS is a dangerous recipe. Usually things that are this tasty take longer to make, but hey, a couple basic steps and BAM, you’re in golden-brown, chewy, and lightly salted heaven.

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Recipe 33: Chicken Pot Pie (in a jar!)

Cute, compact, and bursting with savory flavor...

I love the whole “pie in a jar” thing lately. Mason jars are safe and easy to cook with, and can handle a ton of heat just fine. Think of them as a re-shaped pyrex casserole dish and the possibilities become a whole lot more fun.

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Coming up: Homemade Soft Pretzels

Coming up next: An easy way to make perfect soft pretzels, just in time for Oktoberfest!
You don't need to go out and purchase special salt; an adjustable salt grinder can affect a VERY similar texture...

Coming up…

Ah yes, a personal favorite made simple and easily stored for a rainy day…

The sauce will boil out a little, but it's okay, lesson learned. ;)

Chicken Pot Pie, all from scratch, and baked in a mason jar is NEXT!


Recipe 32: Fresh Homemade Tomato Sauce

Fresh, simple, and perfectly seasoned.

Tomato sauce is a kitchen staple for me. I use it in anything from Indian food, to pastas and pizzas.

This year, I was blessed with a ton of tomatoes coming in from not only my parents’s backyard garden but an immense gift from my grandparents in form of at least 10 lbs of the reddest, juiciest, most aromatic I’ve ever seen!

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