Condiments

Kansas City BBQ Sauce

Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce

Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce is sweet, a little spicy, and a little tangy. It’s just what you think of when you think BBQ Sauce. You can buy the stuff at the store or you can make and tweak your own! Barbecue Sauce is one of those things I’ve always […]

Kansas City Dry Rub

Kansas City Dry Rub

Kansas City Style Dry Rub is critical for Kansas City Style Ribs! This sweet and slightly spicy rub is a simple but effective recipe using ingredients you already have. Use this dry rub for your Kansas City Style Ribs and Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce. Combine all the ingredients in […]

Pumpkin Spice Blend

Pumpkin Spice Blend

Homemade Pumpkin Spice can be made with just five common pantry ingredients. Double or triple or ‘whatever 10x is’ this recipe so you have plenty to last this Fall. It’s not just for lattes!! You may be surprised to find out that I /hate/ pumpkin spice. Just the idea of […]

Scratch Made Tartar Sauce

Scratch Made Tartar Sauce

Scratch made Tartar Sauce starts with a super easy Homemade Mayonnaise recipe. Add sweet relish, horseradish, dill, chives, and yogurt and you’ve got tartar sauce! I know you can buy this stuff in the store for $2.39 but we’re here to Eat Up! It’s so much more gratifying to learn […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

If you’ve never prepared Homemade Mayonnaise at home before you’re really missing out. It’s such an easy recipe to make, takes under ten minutes, and can be made with ingredients you already have. For best results though, you’ll want to use an immersion blender instead of a whisk. Experiment with […]

Toppings for Oysters

Toppings for Oysters

Raw Oysters are so great all on their own but sometimes a little extra kick isn’t uncalled for. Try some of these Toppings for Oysters the next time you pick up a few dozen for a shuckin’ party! This past week Riverwards Produce in Fishtown Philadelphia hooked up with Brigantine […]

Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing

Is there anything that needs to be said about Ranch Dressing? It turns out there are a couple interesting facts. First of all, I’ll be the first to poo poo this gloop for negating all the vitamins in your salad and crudités. This 2005 quote from Slate says it well, “the […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise only takes about 10 minutes and you probably have all the ingredients on hand. You could use an electric mixer but I find it easier and more efficient to whisk with a balloon whisk. You can do this! Please find an updated version of this recipe at https://eatup.kitchen/homemade-mayonnaise/ […]

Classic Caesar Dressing

Classic Caesar Dressing

The Classic Caesar Dressing is so easy to make at home that there’s no reason to buy a bottle. So easy in fact that a blender just gets in the way. Of course this recipe includes egg yolks and the mandatory anchovies for maximum richness and umami. The original Caesar […]

Easy Caesar Dressing

Easy Caesar Dressing

Using store bought mayonnaise makes for a super Easy Caesar Dressing. Plus you don’t have to worry about anchovies and raw egg yolks. This comes together in 5-7 minutes with stuff you probably already have. While writing this recipe for Classic Caesar Dressing I thought there’s probably a bunch of […]

Salsa Roja

Salsa Roja

Salsa Roja is a flavor packed earthy red chili sauce that goes great with tons of dishes. This Salsa Roja is pan charred then briefly blended for a robust chunky salsa. Use it for eggs, meats, burgers, tacos, or just for dipping tortilla chips! Salsa Roja can be made many […]

Carrot Top Chimichurri

Carrot Top Chimichurri

How to prepare farm fresh organic Carrot Tops? Carrot Top Chimichurri!! Not only are carrot greens edible, they’re really delicious. This simple chimichurri recipe combines carrot tops with parsley, lemon zest, honey, garlic, chilis, olive oil, and vinegar. There’s a couple ways to process your greens for any Chimichurri. I […]

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Oh yeah. Bourbon Bacon Jam is 100% my new jam! Bacon Jam, Egg, and Brie anyone? The first time I ever had or even heard of Bacon Jam was at one of my favorite local Restaurants in Philly, The Blind Pig. Chef and Co-Owner David Hentz uses Bacon Jam on […]