Hunger, some say, is the best sauce. We think sauce is the best sauce, so we cooked up one for every occasion. Sauce recipes perfect for pasta, gravies for meats and sweet drizzles for dessert are the perfect finishing touch for a bevy of dishes.
Spicy Sesame-Soy Dressing
Using an intensely flavored oil – like sesame oil – allows you to cut back on the amount normally called for in salad dressings.
Lower-Fat Salad Drizzle
Reduce the amount of oil in traditional vinaigrette by substituting a little fruit juice.
Fresh Garden Pesto
Pull out your best-quality extra-virgin olive oil and Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino Romano cheese to make this versatile pesto. Makes 2 cups.
Sweet-Tart Cherry Splash
When cherries are in season, whip up this quick salad dressing to enjoy over arugula, endive or field greens.
Spicy Onion Marmalade
With its bold flavor and texture, Spicy Onion Marmalade is a perfect topping for veggie burgers
Diablo Dipping Sauce
Every culture has its own condiments, which add personality and panache to food. Here’s a Latin-inspired sauce for grilled veggies or tofu.
Soothing Yogurt Mint Raita
Perfect for saucing grilled vegetables, especially eggplant, this minty sauce is cool and refreshing.
Apricot Sweet and Sour Sauce
Use the Apricot Sweet and Sour Sauce to accompany Chinese food, pork, and lamb or as a basting sauce for barbecued chicken.
Warm Ginger Peach Chutney
Try this warm fruit sauce over seafood, steamed rice or couscous. It’s also perfect as a topping for ice cream, pound cake or shortcakes.
Caves Baby Back Ribs and Barbeque Sauce
Mix all ingredients together in a separate bowl except for the sugar/sweetener and set aside. Salt and pepper both sides of the meat and add 1…
Never-Fail Icing (Seven Minute)
This versatile icing and will soon become your “go-to” recipe anytime you need to whip up a quick and delicious batch.
BBQ-Asado and Chimichurri
Asado Meat: Cook chorizo, sweetbread and offal in an asador on low heat (a Webber bbq with burnt-down coals is perfect) for about an hour….
Place parsley, basil, almonds and garlic is the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Gradually mix in oil and process until puréed….