spreads/dips – Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:37:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 How To Make Two Ingredient Homemade Butter http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/12/01/how-to-make-two-ingredient-homemade-butter/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/12/01/how-to-make-two-ingredient-homemade-butter/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:47:00 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=17789 With just two ingredients and less than 15 minutes, you can make your own creamy, flavorful, homemade butter. Why make it? The flavor is unforgettable. Once upon a time, butter was churned at home using cream skimmed from the top of milk. It took time waiting for the cream to rise, which took place over...

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How to Roast Garlic http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/11/06/how-to-roast-garlic/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/11/06/how-to-roast-garlic/#comments Mon, 07 Nov 2016 03:51:38 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=17597 While raw garlic is pungent and sharp, roasted garlic sheds its harshness. Instead, it’s sweet, rich and nuanced. Here’s how to roast garlic. Given a high enough temperature and enough pressure, carbon — a pretty basic and ordinary chemical element — will transform from an opaque, inky black material to a hard, dense, translucent diamond....

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Mild Black Bean Salsa Recipe http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/07/11/mild-black-bean-salsa/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/07/11/mild-black-bean-salsa/#comments Mon, 11 Jul 2016 04:16:31 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=16803 Quick and easy to make, this Mild Black Bean Salsa recipe will please the whole family. On a cool summer evenings (they usually are cool here in Maine), a local community band assembles on a stage inside a blow-up shell and plays song after song after song for a big audience. On another summer evening,...

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Mango Strawberry Salsa Recipe http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/06/13/mango-strawberry-salsa/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/06/13/mango-strawberry-salsa/#comments Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:59:36 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=16801 A mild fruity salsa, perfect for summertime dipping, this Mango Strawberry Salsa recipe is quick, easy and fun. The field days have been played. The desks have been cleaned out … well, my daughter’s has at least. And the final tests have been taken. We’re on the cusp of summer vacation here, and I cannot...

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New on Maine Course: Small Batch Strawberry Rhubarb Jam http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/06/01/new-maine-course-strawberry-rhubarb-jam/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/06/01/new-maine-course-strawberry-rhubarb-jam/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:47:16 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=16789 Did you know that I write a weekly newspaper column for The Bangor Daily News called Maine Course?┬áIn this week’s column, I share an easy recipe for Small Batch Strawberry Rhubarb Jam. Nearly two years ago, I started writing a newspaper column called Maine Course for The Bangor Daily News. Aptly named by my younger...

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Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/05/23/spicy-roasted-tomatillo-garbanzo-bean-dip/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/05/23/spicy-roasted-tomatillo-garbanzo-bean-dip/#comments Sat, 24 May 2014 03:56:15 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13003 The robust flavor of this recipe for Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip will have you reaching for more and more. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When the kids started school in August, it felt like we’d never find that groove where the morning just...

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Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/05/05/triple-layer-quesadilla-dip/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/05/05/triple-layer-quesadilla-dip/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 10:25:02 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12848 If you love quesadillas, then you will probably go wild for this easy Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip, which brings together a quick and easy guacamole, salsa and cheese for a spectacular dipping experience. This recipe was created for my client Old El Paso but all opinions are my own. Just when I thought I’d found...

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Warm Rosemary Ricotta Dip http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/01/29/warm-rosemary-ricotta-dip/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/01/29/warm-rosemary-ricotta-dip/#comments Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:24:00 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12549 Salty chips are a perfect pairing for this Warm Rosemary Ricotta Dip — a perfect game day dip recipe. This post is brought to you by Kettle brand chips. This year’s Super Bowl is a little divisive in our house. So much so, in fact, that my husband has opted to work on Sunday. He’ll...

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Lemony Roasted Cauliflower Spread http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/01/21/lemony-roasted-cauliflower-spread/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/01/21/lemony-roasted-cauliflower-spread/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:13:55 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12509 Sometimes tasty isn’t pretty — and that’s the case with this delicious Lemony Roasted Cauliflower Spread. The rich, layered spread is perfect served on pita triangles. Confession: I love football. Though I would be the first to say I don’t watch enough during the season, there is something about a good game that gets me...

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Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/26/garlic-scape-garbanzo-bean-dip/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/26/garlic-scape-garbanzo-bean-dip/#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:26:06 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=10493 My cousins have an organic farm, and for years we’ve gotten most of our veggies there every summer. We look forward to their amazing eggs, their huge heirloom tomatoes and their wonderful variety of greens every summer. But despite the fact that some years they grow garlic, I had to get my garlic scapes elsewhere....

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