Category: Sauces + Dressings

Harissa

Harissa

My husband loves harissa and I have to credit him for exposing me to it. Maybe you’ve had it and love it, maybe you had it and had no idea you had it, or maybe you’ve never heard of it till now. Harissa is, in 

Pesto Sauce

Pesto Sauce

They say pesto sauce originated in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, Italy.  But this simple sauce can actually be traced  to the ancient Romans. Romans made a very similar dish called “moretum,” a spread made of garlic, cheese, herbs, olive oil, vinegar and salt. 

Creamy Garlic-Dill Salad Dressing

Creamy Garlic-Dill Salad Dressing

This was a request from my husband. My husband is notorious at coming home from a business trip suggesting recipes for me to develop, based on something he’s had. This was a simple one, but not all are. I’m already a huge salad person, so 

Classic Apple Sauce

Classic Apple Sauce

Oh my, do I love apples and apple sauce!  Homemade apple sauce, I should add. Making your own apple sauce for the upcoming Hanukkah holiday is to me as important as making your own cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving–it’s critical. It also does not take much 

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Sweet, tangy, sticky goodness: that is what BBQ sauce is to me. BBQ sauce is synonymous with summertime, back yard barbecues and easy cooking.  Seriously, who does not love this American favorite slathered on ribs, chicken, or brisket?  My older son has never really been 

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Who does not love ranch dressing? Ok, there are some out there who don’t, I’m sure; but it can’t be many. Ranch is one of the most popular salad dressings out there. It is also a popular dip for vegetables, and even for mozzarella sticks