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Homemade hummus with crackers in bowl

Make your own hummus at home

Hummus is a delicious and healthy Middle Eastern treat when it’s prepared properly. Store-bought hummus can have about twice as many calories and far less nutritional value compared to hummus you make yourself. All hummus has a fair amount of fat, but it’s also got protein, complex carbohydrates, and a decent score on the “Glycemic …

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Green homemade liqueur in shot glass

How to make homemade liqueurs

You can make liqueurs at home, and it may be easier than you’d imagine. AllRecipes has a great page explaining all the basics of liqueur making. These tips apply to most any liqueur recipe you try, or your own experiments. One that particularly caught my eye: When sweetening your liqueurs, don’t add sugar directly to …

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Cooking for Vegetarian Guests

Guest post by Sarah. Although I’m a vegetarian, most of my friends are not, and my large extended family (mainly living in very small rural areas) are not used to cooking for vegetarians at all, which means I have to explain a lot when I’m invited over for a meal. As people get more aware …

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