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Simple Rhubarb Sauce

Simple Rhubarb Sauce

Simple Rhubarb Sauce has just enough tart rhubarb flavor, and gets most of its natural sweetness from maple syrup. This not-too-sweet not-too-sour sauce is an excellent way to use a lot of rhubarb if you have a patch of it growing in your backyard. You won’t believe the secret ingredient behind that vibrant pink color!

Roasted Garlic

Brilliant Basics: Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic is a miraculous transformation, from spicy and pungent to silky and sweet, with just the addition of a little oil, heat, salt, and pepper. Added to soups and stews, or simply spread on bread, creamy cloves of Roasted Garlic are a great way to add richness to any dish.

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Colorful, crunchy, and convenient, these Quick Pickled Red Onions take about ten minutes to prepare, and last for a month in the refrigerator. They are a piquant accompaniment to pork, a brilliant sandwich topping, or just the thing to brighten up a simple plate of scrambled eggs.

Peppadew Sweet Pepper Relish

Peppadew Sweet Pepper Relish

The crisp, firm texture, bright sweetness and subtle heat of Peppadew Peppers makes them ideal for a spicy Peppadew relish. This Peppadew Relish is a condiment you’ll want to keep on hand for topping burgers, mixing with cream cheese to serve with fresh vegetables, or stuffing inside small tomatoes for an easy appetizer.