Category Archives: Sauces/Jellies/Condiments

Asian Inspired Pear Barbecue Sauce

Dinner was supposed to be one of our faves: Korean Style Flanken Short Ribs in the Multi Pot, but… Even though I looked up availability on line before we went out and about shopping, the store I thought would have … Continue reading

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Again With the Honey Butter

Yeh, I know I just posted this during the holidaze, but I kinda thought it needed to get a little extra shove for the new year. See… when we last left this marvelous little whipped concoction of honey and butter … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

And so, again I find myself, for the fourth time since last December, making a batch of Sherry Peppers Sauce, which, I totally do add to every single savory dish I make. A good friend adds a splash of good … Continue reading

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Pear and Ginger Preserves

A recipe for gingered pear preserves came across my email last week and it looked… tempting, but… The recipe did not call for processing, and so could only be held in the fridge for about one month, so, I went … Continue reading

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Honey Butter

Feasts were planned. Folk were coming. And I had some plans of my own. Friends were kind enough to bring their signature home made rolls for the Thursday feast; and I had made gluten-free green chile corn bread for earlier … Continue reading

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Aioli for the Holidaze!

Who doesn’t need at least one creamy dab o’ garlicky goodness over the holidaze? This aioli (garlic mayonnaise) is compliant with most (I think) “no flour, no sugar, no…” diet programs and is wickedly simple to prepare – so much … Continue reading

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Let Us Sauce ALL the Cranberries!

Well… relish more like. Cranberry relish, that is. Julia Child’s cranberry relish, thank you very much. I have been making this for the holidaze for *mumble mumble* years, and it is truly one of my favorite parts of the feast. … Continue reading

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My Take on Sofrito

Before we even start, let me just say that I know that this is not the sofrito my niece’s grandmother would have made. And I am OK with that. See, my husband does not care for green peppers, and I … Continue reading

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Amatriciana Sauce

One of my favorite places to go for breakfast is The Florentine in Chicago – mostly because of their over easy eggs served on top of a spicy pancetta and tomato sauce with grilled sourdough bread slices on the side. … Continue reading

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Another Look at Firecracker Sauce

Just consider this tasty looking plate with one our local markets finest pub burgers and air-fryer onion rings. Practically perfect, right? Could not be made better, correct? Nope! Because the burger is served with my Fresh Relish, certes, but both … Continue reading

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