Category Archives: Sauce

Versatile Vinaigrette

This salad dressing can be altered to your tastes and preferences. Use the vinegar (or combination of vinegars) of your choice and the oil of your choice. Dress salads or vegetables with this vinaigrette. 1 part vinegar (Balsamic, apple, distilled, … Continue reading

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Mother-in-Law’s Chicken with Cranberry Topping

This is a quick recipe for everyday but especially the holidays. You can use all chicken drumsticks (leg with thigh), thighs, or chicken breasts if you prefer. 6 chicken legs with thighs (or 6 chicken breasts or 8-10 chicken thighs) … Continue reading

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Cranberry–Orange Sauce

The traditional cranberry sauce is tart and slightly bitter for some palates. Here is another variation. This recipe adds orange juice and orange rind. The tartness is more balanced and it has a wonderful orange flavor along with the cranberry … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sauce Variation

Cranberry sauce can be too tart for some. The addition of port wine softens the tartness and is a nice variation for the adults. 12 oz. package fresh cranberries 1/2 cup of sugar 1 cup port wine ¼ teaspoon cinnamon … Continue reading

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Pesto without garlic

This basil pesto has shallots in place of the garlic because a family member is allergic to garlic. There is lemon rind and lemon juice added for an extra punch because the garlic is missing. This pairs well with tomatoes … Continue reading

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Crème Fraiche

This recipe is a substitute for Crème Fraiche. It needs to “ripen” at room temperature and in the refrigerator. This Crème Fraiche, beyond being a substitute in recipes, is good as a sauce or dip for vegetables. Add spices or … Continue reading

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Sharon’s BBQ Sauce

Use this sauce on spare ribs, pork, etc. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. It can be used to baste the meat as it cooks and also served on the side for extra sauce. Sharon’s family likes to … Continue reading

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