I like to use the freshest ingredients as often as possible when I’m cooking. And I truly believe that nothing compares to the taste of fresh herbs from the farmers market. However, I find myself disappointed when I can’t use my rosemary, oregano, sage or thyme before they expire. I saw a pretty genius idea that solved this dilemma. Enter: Infused olive oil ice cubes.
french onion chip dip...2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon butter 2 large Vidalia onions, diced, sauteed in butter 2 cups reduced fat sour cream 1 cup reduced fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Nature’s Seasoning (see note below) ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Worcestershire 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper salt to taste Chill overnight
Homemade Blueberry Sauce 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons cornstarch, mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Zest of 1 lemon (about 1 tablespoon)