Sweet Pickled Red Onion Recipe with Rosemary and Garlic

This sweet pickled red onion recipe takes only 5 minutes to make.  Sweet pickled onions are a delicious salad topping or an easy addition to sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, or tacos. Spring and summer are fast approaching and that means changes to our weekly menu.  Warm weather foods in my house include lots of salads, sandwiches, and burgers on the grill.  I love red onions on my salads and came across a delicious kale salad recipe that called for picked red onions. Pickling red onions is so incredibly easy so I thought I … [Read more...]

Easy Potsticker Dipping Sauce and Popular Chinese New Year Activities

This easy potsticker dipping sauce was sponsored by Ling Ling.  All opinions expressed in my post are my own. I grew up in a rather small town in New England.  There was not a lot of exciting food options available and I didn't even try potstickers until I moved to Houston after college.  Today, I can honestly say that they are an all time favorite in my house.  I make an easy potsticker dipping sauce to go with them and they are always a hit with the family.  With Chinese New Year coming up soon, I thought I would share my soy dipping sauce … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

I grew up on the seacoast and absolutely love shrimp but usually I put it into recipes with pasta or a stirfry.  Very rarely do I sit down to a plate of shrimp cocktail  unless it is at a party or for a New Year's Eve celebration.  It just seems like one of those fancy things that you don't eat on a Wednesday night just for the heck of it.  I almost always have a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer so when I came across a recipe on What's Cooking America for a homemade shrimp cocktail sauce I decided to give it a try (with a few minor changes … [Read more...]