Learn how to make a small-batch crock pot apple butter. This warmly-spiced apple jam captures all of the flavors of fall; cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. It is great on biscuits and scones, stirred into a bowl of warm oatmeal, served with a cheese board, or packaged as a gift. Despite the name, crock pot apple butter is dairy-free.
You’re getting ready to make a recipe and discover you are either out of an herb or the recipe calls for an herb you simply do not like. As a food blogger, I field questions regarding substitutions quite often. The questions range from savory herb substitutions to common ingredient substitutions, too.
I’m an advocate of making a recipe your own and tailoring it to your own tastes – authenticity aside. I mean if you’re making an Italian recipe but don’t care for basil, by all means, substitute it. Maybe you wonder “What’s in an ‘Italian Blend’ seasoning and how can I make that myself using my herb garden?” Well, I’ve got that covered, too