Category Archives: condiments

Rabbit Brats with Curried Cole Slaw

Bratwurst is traditionally served with Sauerkraut, which is fermented cabbage.  I really wanted to make some Brats and Sauerkraut but most recipes require 2-3 days for the cabbage to soak in all the brine.   So I opted to make a coleslaw which can be made in less then an hour.  However as I was cutting up the cabbage I thought it might be interesting to add more spice to the dressing.  Before I knew it I was making a curried coleslaw by chance.  It worked great with the Brat, which I cooked by simmering them slowly in beer and topping it with a spicy beer reduction.  Recipe below – Continue reading

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How to Pickle Peppers (Why to Pickle Peppers)

You know how you like to put hot sauce on pizza? Stop doing that and start putting pickled peppers on your pizza. Pickled peppers are also great on sandwiches and Rhode Island-style fried calamari. In fact, stop what you are doing right now and pickle some peppers, your new favorite condiment.

If you like hot things, use hot peppers. If you like mild things, use mild peppers. If you like using things that you already have, use whatever peppers are on hand. Basically you’re going to take a sterilized glass jar, fill it with sliced pepper rings, and then pour pickling brine on top of that. Easy. How to below. Continue reading

Best Ever Spicy Slaw

If you’re looking for coleslaw or broccoli slaw, look elsewhere. If however, you have a bunch of herbs in your fridge after using like a tablespoon in some other recipe, if you’d like something creative to do with kohlrabi tops (yes, you can!) or other undesirable hardy greens, if you like things spicy, try this:

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