Category Archives: Sauce

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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Spaghetti, Easy Pleasy

Spaghetti can be a labor intensive process. This is a “clever” way to get an excellent spaghetti sauce and it is quick. 1 lb. ground beef 1 lb. ground pork 1 large onion, chopped 1 teaspoon thyme ½ teaspoon rosemary … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Steamed with Curry Sauce

Easy, quick, and tasty 1 medium cauliflower, trim green leaves and cut into quarters ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream Milk for thinning ¼ – ½ curry powder Microwave the cauliflower until tender in small amount of water in … Continue reading

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