Sour Cream

Use Sour Cream Instead of Oil for a Creamier Salad Dressing

Use Sour Cream Instead of Oil for a Creamier Salad Dressing

The formula for a good homemade salad dressing is simple: You need some sort of oil, more acid than you probably think, a sweetener, and some mustard (for emulsifying purposes). Add a pinch of salt, and whatever other seasonings you desire, and you have a lovely, punchy vinaigrette.

Spice Up Bland Condiments With Wasabi Powder

Spice Up Bland Condiments With Wasabi Powder

I am a wimp when it comes to pepper-based, spicy “red” heat, but I have a high threshold for the sinus-clearing “green” heat of wasabi and horseradish. Beyond dabbing a bit of sushi with the green paste, I like to keep a jar of the powder around to zhuzh up…