DIY: Homemade Mayonnaise

DIY Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe |

I have such an affinity for DIY recipes – there’s something so satisfying about being able to create something at home that you previously would have only ever thought about purchasing at a grocery store. While I’ve churned out things like peppermint patties, Cheez-Its, Klondikes, Nutella, and even fish sticks, the one area I haven’t delved into very much is condiments. You know this Pittsburgh girl has no interest in an alternative to Heinz ketchup, but I have been wanting to try my hand at mayonnaise, both because I always thought it would be satisfying to make my own, and also because of all the different variations that I could make on a small scale.

It took me a few tries, but I finally mastered homemade mayonnaise and it was just as amazing as I had hoped it would be!

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The Weekend Dish: 7/4/2015


Happy 4th of July!

I love summer holiday weekends… the smell of charcoal, the long days, the flicker of lightning bugs as the sun starts to set… there’s so much to love! What are you doing today? We’re heading over to my in-laws today and then are going to grill at our house on Sunday. Whatever you’re up to, I hope you have a fun and safe weekend!

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week as well as some bookmarked recipes from other blogs. Enjoy!

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Full Moon! July 1, 2015

Friday Things

1. Joseph is continuing to grow and seems to do something new every single day. He’s really big on grabbing for everything that he sees now… phones, remote controls,...

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No-Bake S’mores Dip

I have always had a huge love affair with s’mores. From the time I was a kid, I couldn’t resist a freshly toasted marshmallow in all of its ooey,...

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Red, White & Blue Layered Drinks

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been totally enamored with layered drinks… not only are they gorgeous to look at, but they also have an air of...

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Homemade Grain-Free Dog Treats |

Grain-Free Homemade Dog Treats [Happy 2nd Birthday, Duke!]

Today is Duke’s 2nd birthday!! Can you believe it?! On one hand I can’t believe he’s already two, and on the other hand I can’t believe he’s ONLY two....

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Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello, aka Jello Jigglers, aka Knox Blocks |

Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello

When I was a kid, one of my all-time favorite treats was Knox blocks. They typically appeared at summer parties, and there was something so fun about picking up...

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