• Sage and Lemon Pesto
    Condiments,  Recipes

    Sage and Lemon Pesto

    We know that fresh herbs add a bounty of flavor and complexity to the foods that we create, but many people are unaware that the culinary world places herbs in categories.  Fine herbs are those which are delicate and can be eaten raw such as parsley, chervil, basil, and tarragon. Resinous herbs are stronger, more robust, the type of herb that when handled leaves your hands a bit sticky…these oily herbs are best enjoyed after cooking. The resinous herb family includes sage, rosemary, oregano, thyme, marjoram, and savoury.   Sage is one of my favorite herbs, not only does it add flavor to your foods, but it has a nutrient density…

  • Home Made Mayonnaise
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    Home Made Mayonnaise

    Today I’m posting a recipe for home made mayonnaise. I know, most of you are thinking it is so convenient to grab a jar off the grocery store shelf, but take a look at the ingredients label of a name brand mayonnaise: SOYBEAN OIL, WATER, WHOLE EGGS AND EGG YOLKS, VINEGAR, SALT, SUGAR, LEMON JUICE, NATURAL FLAVORS, CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA (USED TO PROTECT QUALITY)…Yuk!!! Also keep in mind that many commercial mayonnaise products contain gluten, so always read your labels. Real mayonnaise is simple to make and adds valuable enzymes to your diet, most importantly Lipases. Lipases perform an essential role in the digestion, transport and processing of dietary lipids…