Category Archives: Sauces/Jellies/Condiments

Sherry Mayonnaise

We’re building a shrimp salad. So. We’ve made Julia Child’s Peas and set them aside to cool; now let us turn our attention to the sauce – not unlike a Rémoulade, and just the thing to combine with shrimp, peas, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cherry Barbecue Sauce

I make my own barbecue sauce and, if I do say so myself, it is really very good. But… there are times that I like to mix things up a bit – like mebbe add some cherry jam and a … Continue reading

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Best! Pineapple Mustard

Years ago, I was able to buy a slightly sweet, slightly hot, and totally wonderful Pineapple Mustard, which went unbelievably well as a glaze over lobster stuffed breast of veal. Then, the company stopped making the wonderful mustard, and I … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce With Beer

I’ve posted my method of doctoring jarred pasta sauce, with additional herbs and seasonings and, well, stuff; to make it my own. Now, I’ve made a couple of simple adjustments and, in my not-so-humble opinion, the sauce is even better. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Blender Hollandaise Sauce

There are folk out there who maintain that one should be able to make Hollandaise the traditional way before giving in to the ease and convenience of using one’s blender to cut out all that (let us be totally frank, … Continue reading

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HoJo’s Spicy Mustard

Here I am, back from vacation – a road trip to Ontario to visit family and attend a cousin’s wedding. Back in the day, a road trip would’ve involved my dad packing the day before, and all of us piling … Continue reading

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Parfait! Thousand Island Dressing – HoJo’s Style!

I have published several Thousand Island Salad Dressing recipes, here, here, and here, for a start, so, why revisit the concept? I mean, I already have a recipe I consider to be The Best, but then… I came across Ask … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragu With Pappardelle

We were catching up on TV shows and binge watching “Worst Cooks in America” on Food Network, and Rachael Ray was helping her contestant to make a lamb ragu over pappardelle. It looked really good, so I went on the … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Butter

Let’s keep things simple, shall we? It’s the last day of January, a bit damp and drizzly around about these parts (verging on icy, but, let us skip that for now). Let us, instead, think about good things; things like … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Spinach Cream Sauce for Pasta

Oh, who am I kidding, this sauce is good for much more than just pasta. While it did work a treat over sausage and cheese ravioli, just picture it drizzled over a nice chicken paillard – mebbe sprinkled with a … Continue reading

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