White sauces—a simple idea with worldwide appeal. Each culture uses its garden resources to craft condiments to accompany the foods they love. Let’s explore these sauces and how to make them.
This quick and easy recipe is healthy, kosher, gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb. It is filling and hearty and can easily be made vegan/vegetarian by just skipping the meat. It's simple to customize as well.
Here is a perfect Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue sauce! This sauce has a vinegar base with the right amount of spice that blends seamlessly with pulled pork BBQ.
Do you love KFC? Try my version of their famous gravy. You can prepare this delicious recipe in just 10 minutes.
Making a real Cajun-style roux is no mystery—it simply takes a little patience! With a couple of tools and three ingredients, you can have true, rich Cajun flavor for gumbo or étouffée for yourself!
Red sauces—a simple idea with world-wide appeal. Each culture uses the produce of their garden to craft a condiment to accompany the foods they love. Let’s explore the origins of ten of these sauces and learn how to make them.
Molé has gained in popularity recently thanks to the efforts of culinary genius Rick Bayless. This simplified recipe for red molé yields a silky, sweet, smoky sauce. A Scoville chart of dried chiles is included.
Knowing how to make a white sauce can be an invaluable cooking skill. You can use a white sauce in so many dishes, either as a topping or a creamy filling.
You can make a delicious chutney with ridge gourd peels. This chutney/sauce is very easy to make. Pair this side dish with rice, idli, dosa, etc.
Wild berries are a common summer sight all over the world and are often free for the taking. Learn to make this quick and easy berry sauce—a delicious and elegant accompaniment for many desserts.
Learning how to make a quick pan sauce will give you superpowers in the kitchen. Three to four ingredients and five minutes will elevate a plain chicken breast or pork chop to a whole new level.
Make your own spicy soy-vinegar dip at home by following my four-ingredient recipe. This easy-to-make dip perfectly matches any fried or grilled foods.
Carrot chutney is a sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce that you can use as a side dish with rice, flatbread, roti, idli, etc. It's very easy to make; I made it in only about 12 minutes. Try it!
What is in a romesco sauce? Find out how to make an authentic version of this Catalonian salsa in your own home kitchen.
Chutney is a regular side dish served with South Indian breakfast. Though the use of coconut for making chutney is common, this tomato lentil chutney does not contain coconut. I have used lentils and tomatoes in this yummy side dish.
Blend fresh basil with olive oil, garlic, pignoli nuts, and parmesan cheese to make a delicious and nutritious basil pesto sauce.
This hearty, rustic tomato pasta sauce takes less than 15 minutes to prep and produces a bold tomato and garlic flavor. It pairs well with a variety of pastas and is an excellent spread for appetizers.
The Guinness in this spaghetti sauce recipe adds another layer of boldness that's rather unexpected and quite delicious! You'll also find a vegetarian version of the dish here.
This clean-eating homemade cream gravy recipe is super simple to pull together, cheap, and quick, and can be used in so many different ways. You can use it with biscuits for a filling breakfast, as a topping for fried chicken or chicken fried steak, or even on some creamy mashed potatoes.
This sauce is made with tiny tomatoes, garlic, and fresh and dried basil. It's an easy sauce that goes well with any type of pasta.
Do you love McDonald's? Try my version of their famous tartar sauce. You can prepare this delicious recipe in just five minutes.
Sauce made with fresh tomatoes has a unique flavor, and the sweetness of the tomatoes grown in your own or someone else's yard can't be beat. Add whatever other vegetables and/or meat you like, and you have a healthy and tasty sauce for your pasta.
This sauce is a fresher version of the jalapeño ranch dip from the Chuy's restaurant chain. I got rid of the ranch packet and made this from scratch.
With this recipe, making and canning fresh homemade cranberry sauce will be a breeze for your holiday meals this year! And you don't have to worry about what to do with all of the leftover sauce if you have any. You can simply store it away for a mid-year craving or even for next year.
Béarnaise sauce is a staple in many places and can be a little tricky to prepare. Fear not, for I am here to guide you through how to make Béarnaise sauce from scratch.
You can make and can your own robust pasta sauce that's free of preservatives, additives, and chemicals and costs under $3 per jar. If you grow the ingredients yourself in your own backyard, the cost is even less!
Here are 10 ways to use up your leftover cranberry sauce. You might even be inspired to make some cranberry sauce just to try some of these ideas.
Sample five smoky BBQ sauce recipes from the main barbecue regions of the United States. We will also discuss the origin of barbecue sauce and BBQ cooking methods.
Quick and rustic spaghetti alla puttanesca can transform your weeknight dinner into a mini mental-vacation in Naples! This recipe is perfect for just the family or when hosting guests.
Italian pesto is loved all over the world over. But have you ever tasted tallarin verde, or green noodles, the pesto of Peru? Creamy and mild, it is the favorite dish of many Peruvian children.
Why go to an expensive Japanese restaurant? Now you can prepare a classic Japanese sauce at home without worrying about your budget. Follow my easy recipe for garlicky-sweet soy glaze.
What does “French cooking” mean to you? Fancy, fussy, complicated? Mother sauces, the foundation of French cuisine, are easy to prepare. I'll tell you how and you'll never buy packaged sauce again.
This homemade vegetarian tomato sauce is a health-conscious solution for your spaghetti. Everyone will think it has beef in it. Made with Morningstar Farms® Grillers Crumbles™.
Here's a simple recipe, with photos, which demonstrates how to make the popular Israeli spicy condiment, zhug (skhug). Originally from Yemen, this Mediterranean hot sauce is easy to prepare, has a vivid green color, and has a garlic/cilantro aroma that is entrancing.
Avocados are miracle fruits that are very nutritious. For making avocado chutney, grind its flesh with onion, tomato, coriander leaves, salt, and lemon juice. Make this creamy chutney in 10 minutes!
An essential condiment in every British household is a bottle of HP Sauce, just as it’s nearly impossible to find an American home without ketchup.
Are you looking for a hot, spicy, refreshing, and aromatic side dish? Coriander leaf chutney might be a perfect choice for you! You can make this chutney in a jiffy using only a few ingredients.
This tomato-garlic dip or sauce has wonderful taste and herbal flavor. I used tomatoes, onions, garlic, fresh basil, sugar, butter, oil, salt, and dried oregano leaves for making this dip. Try it!
If you like biscuits and gravy, you may wish to try this easy country gravy recipe. You can make your own biscuits if you wish or buy the dough from the store. Add your favorite sides, and you're set.
Green sauces—a simple idea with world-wide appeal. Each culture uses the herbs of their garden to craft a condiment to accompany the foods they love. Let’s explore the origins of ten of these sauces, how to make them, and how to use them in dishes for your friends and family.
Would you like to prepare a simple and affordable sauce for your favorite fried food? Try my easy-to-make aioli recipe that calls for just five ingredients!
Use this recipe for the Secret to making great cranberry sauce loaded with vitamin C. If you always reached for the can on the shelf, STOP! This is the cranberry sauce recipe for you.
As someone with chronic tomato-inspired heartburn and the wife of a picky eater, I found a solution to my desire to eat tomato sauce without the burn and how to sneak vegetables onto my husband's plate!
Green tomatoes are high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and protein. They are also tangy and the spices blend nicely with this vegetable—resulting in a very delicious and spicy side dish.
What's the perfect sauce for fish balls? Sweet and spicy fish ball sauce, of course! This recipe is both delicious and easy to make at home.
Learn how to make delicious and unique BBQ sauce from scratch. I've included easy directions and photos in this article to help guide you.
One of my go-to cookbooks is "The Herald Tribune Home Institute Cookbook," published in 1947. I use it all the time because of its simplicity.
Here are 10 awesome recipes (with photos) for barbecue sauce, including ideas for BBQ sauce ingredients.
Pesto—a great sauce for pasta, meat, or eggs. But some chefs have turned it into an amalgam of any veggie pulverized with olive oil. Let’s get back to basics.
How or why would you substitute one ingredient for another in a recipe? Perhaps you want a sauce for your meatballs, but you cannot eat tomatoes. Let me show you how!
Pasta sauce is a versatile cooking ingredient. You can make varieties of pasta with it. Sometimes, people use it also as a side dish. This garlicky-flavored red sauce makes mouth-watering pasta. Though pasta sauce is available in the stores, homemade sauce tastes much better.
People seem to have a love/hate thing for French food, which I can understand. It's somewhat intimidating, involves approximately 476 steps for something as simple as a scrambled egg, and no one understands what the names of the dishes are.
Red wine vinegar, shallots, and garlic reduce quickly for a fabulous steak sauce. This sauce will change the way you enjoy steak. It's so savory and flavorful, plus it's easy to make!
This is the best tomato sauce when it comes to flavour and nutrition. When you make homemade tomato sauce, you can control what goes into it. This recipe is easy to make and my family loves it.
Hollandaise sauce is a pain to make, but if you can get it right, it's a wonderfully rewarding treat. Let me show you how to make, and some new, delicious ways to use it!
Hollandaise sauce doesn't need to be a daunting culinary endeavor. This simple recipe requires just a few ingredients to whip up a delicious sauce. Try it for yourself!
Do you want a recipe for a healthy cranberry sauce that even people who hate cranberry sauce will love? This recipe has been wowing my Thanksgiving guests for years.
Making enchilada sauce at home takes less time than a trip to the store, and the results are so incredible—rich, tangy, smoky deliciousness—that you'll reach for this recipe first, every time!