Homemade Staples

There are many foods that we rely on for meals that can easily be made at home. But, we usually go for convenience and grab them from the store. Then we are left with subpar ingredients, less than ideal flavor, and/or extra packaging to throw away. Start making these staple ingredients from home for a happier and healthier kitchen!

Green goddess dressing in a square white dish next to a larger square white bowl of salad and a bamboo tray with strips of meat behind all on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing comes together in 5 minutes and is very versatile. It’s great for salads, over a steak, or a variety of other options.

Pan gravy garnished with parsley in a white oval bowl with a plate of food behind all on a brown and white cloth surface (with logo overlay)

Pan Gravy with only 5 Ingredients

Only 5 simple ingredients come together in one pan to make an easy pan gravy in about 10 minutes. A perfect addition to almost any meal.

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Turkey Gravy from Scratch

Don’t let that turkey carcass go to waste, use it to make a turkey broth mixed with a few other ingredients to make an easy turkey gravy.

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Homemade French Fries in 20 Minutes

Make your own french fries at home to get them exactly as crispy as you like. Season with salt or other seasonings for the perfect side dish.

Thai basil pesto in a round white dish with a stainless steel spoon in front of a bamboo board with flatbread next to a sprig of thai basil on a grey placemat all on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Thai Basil Pesto

Thai Basil has a spicy, tangy flavor that is perfect for a savory pesto that can be made in about 5 minutes with 6 simple ingredients.

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Green Chimichurri Sauce

Green chimichurri sauce is an easy dip to make in less than 5 minutes. Pair it with a delicious steak or other meat for a fresh and subtle flavor boost.

Homemade brown gravy in an oval white dish next to a white bowl of mashed potatoes with a white and green towel behind all on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Homemade Brown Gravy

Use beef broth as a base for homemade brown gravy when you don’t have drippings. Ready in 15 minutes, you can quickly enhance any meal with creamy gravy.