One would think that after working 6 years in a seafood restaurant where they served all you can eat fish and chips on Wednesdays that I would want to stay as far away as possible from tartar sauce. But despite the fact that I ate and on a few occasions, wore, my fair share of this delicious seafood dip, I still believe that no fish stick dinner is complete without it. There is just something about the creamy tangy sauce that goes so nicely with fish. Sure there are many varieties that you can buy in the condiment aisle but since I was already making my own fish sticks I figured why not go for the whole shabang and make my own tartar sauce as well. And now that my taste buds have been awakened by the homemade version, I don’t plan on buying any anytime soon.
When you start experimenting more with cooking you begin to realize that many of the things that you buy pre-made are actually really easy to make on your own. Tartar sauce definitely fits into that category. In fact when I set out to make my own I realized that I already had all of the ingredients. All you need is a little mayo, capers, onion, dill pickle, sweet pickle relish, dijon mustard, parsley, salt and pepper and you are good to go.
If we are ever together at a party, you would most likely find me hovering over the food. More specifically, you’d find me hovering over the charcuterie board. All the different kinds of meats, cheeses, spreads, crackers and breads. So many different flavor combos to create. So much deliciousness to enjoy. It is my most [...]
This time of year has always been super busy for me but add two little ones to the mix and now I can barely remember to brush my hair in the morning. And with Christmas about a month away now, it’s only going to get busier around here. That is why when the nice people [...]
While the big meal is certainly what we all look forward to on Thanksgiving, the appetizers are one of my favorite parts too. We’ve always had trays of salami and cheese, pickles and olives, deviled eggs and, my favorite, the dips. This year, I thought I’d throw a new one in the mix with this [...]
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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