Category Archives: Sauces/Jellies/Condiments

Parfait! Horseradish Sauce

One of our favorite sauces, and oh! so simple to toss together! The only caveat is that you really should make this at least a few hours before you plan to use it (the day before is much more better) … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg’s Tartar Sauce

One of our favorite new shows this season has been Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party on VH1. Each week, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg gather a couple of friends, make some cocktails, and cook based on a theme – … Continue reading

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Best! Cranberry Relish

It is that time of year again. Time to make the cranberry relish. And not just any cranberry relish, no sirree. This is Julia Child’s recipe (well… ok… except for the Cointreau I’ve taken to adding of late) from Parade … Continue reading

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Mostarda With Dried Cherries and Apricots

This really lovely little concoction deserves real pride of place at your next gathering. Mostarda, an Italian mixture of mustard and wine and dried fruits has traditionally been used as a spread over meats – think your charcuterie board (and … Continue reading

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Cherry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

I came across a recipe for ground pork and beef meatballs that looked interesting, and it called for A.1. Spicy Chipotle Sauce and a bit of brown sugar. Well… I already had an open jar of chipotles in adobo in … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

The holidays are fast approaching, so now would probably be a good time to ensure that your pantry is up to date and stocked with the besics you’re gonna be needing for the heavy cooking season to come. Even without … Continue reading

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Sweetened Condensed Milk

So, we’ve all been there… gathering all of the ingredients to make a new recipe – you’ve even gone out to the market to pick up some of the stuff you don’t normally keep in the house, then… you pull … Continue reading

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Red Eye Barbecue Sauce

Lot’s of folk know Red Eye Gravy, that tasty mélange of coffee, bacon, and stuff slathered over ham, grits, biscuits, what have you. But… Red Eye Barbeque sauce? Yep! And, boy howdy, is it tasty! I screwed up a wee, … Continue reading

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Steak and Chop (and more?) Sauce

Here’s the cool thing about making your own stuff; you can then turn around and make MORE stuff – and waaay better than store bought! Take, for example, yesterday’s Date and Tamarind Chutney. Delicious, certes, on its own, dabbed on … Continue reading

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Date and Tamarind Chutney

I had about one cup of dates leftover from making a batch of sriracha pimiento cheese stuffed dates wrapped in duck bacon; and I knew, by sad past experience, that I had to do something with them before I came … Continue reading

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