Homemade Sriracha

diy sriracha from Healthy Green Kitchen

Yes, I am aware that it’s Valentine’s Day, and that today I am “supposed to” post about cookies, or something chocolate-related, or maybe a romantic dish you could cook for your sweetheart. The thing is, I figured you can find all that good stuff on a bazillion other blogs, so I decided to share something non V-Day related (but totally rad if you love hot sauce): Homemade Sriracha!

Homemade sriracha from www.healthygreenkitchen.com

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Homemade Holiday Treats Giveaway

I’ve been busy…busy making all sorts of holiday treats to give away as gifts. And guess what? I set some goodies aside…and I’d like to send them to one of you! This is a “quickie” giveaway: if you leave a comment at the bottom of this post between now and 12 pm EST on 12/23/2011, … Read more

Homemade Bath Salts

herbal bath salts

The holidays are closing in fast at this point- Hanukkah begins tonight, in fact. I’ve got another simple, yet lovely, homemade gift idea for you, though…one you can throw together in a flash. Making your own bath salts to give away is fun and pretty inexpensive, and you can buy all the ingredients you need … Read more

A Hot Toddy (and a last minute Holiday Gift Guide)

hot toddy

I’ve always loved the idea of a hot toddy, but until last week I’d never had one. I first read about (and was intrigued by) Amanda Hesser’s Hot Toddy with Dried Cherries and Lime almost a year ago. It sounded so warming and delightful…I’ve no idea why I didn’t make it right away. When I … Read more

Thai-Inspired Cashew Brittle

A couple of months ago, the incredibly nice folks at Lark Crafts sent me a book called Sweet Confections: Beautiful Candy to Make at Home. In a card enclosed with the book, Nicole from Lark wrote “I know this seems like a stretch for your blog, but making candy at home using natural ingredients is … Read more