Category Archives: Sauces/Jellies/Condiments

Midnight (Medianoche) Mayonnaise

Approaching the penultimate grilling weekend for the American summer; I have recently provided updated recipes for Terryaki Sauce, Zippy & Sweet Mustard, and a pretty darned terrific new Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce. Now; let us continue on the road to … Continue reading

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Zippy & Sweet Mustard – a Repeat

I’m away for most of this week, “roughing it” in a nicely equipped cabin Door County, Wisconsin; but, mindful of the fact that, at least in some parts, the long holiday weekend is coming up, I thought we could revisit … Continue reading

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Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

I was organizing a box (literally, an old wooden crate) of liquor and came across a bottle of Red Stag Honey Tea Bourbon by the nice folk at Jim  Beam. What the heck? I have no idea where this came … Continue reading

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Another Take on My Terryaki

This is actually pretty close to my original Terryaki Sauce, but I’ve skipped the Tien Tsin Peppers and left the Szechuan Peppercorns whole; which, I believe, gave me a more flavorful, zippier Terryaki Sauce. All in all, very nice. I … Continue reading

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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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