Sauces, Dressings, and Dips

Mornay Sauce with Gruyere

Mornay Sauce

Mornay sauce is a classic bechamel sauce with two of our favorite cheeses, Gruyere and Parmesan.  Of course, you can substitute your favorite melting…

Hot and Sweet Thai Sauce

Hot and Sweet Thai Sauce

This a wonderful sauce for serving with grilled steak…or how we really love it…with freshly steamed dumplings.  The spicy, salty, and sweets flavors are…

This balsamic vinaigrette is easy to make, and perfect on your favorite salad

Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is a classic balsamic vinaigrette, mixing the acid of the balsamic with the hint of garlic, and a touch of oregano.  Vigorous shaking…

This strawberry vinaigrette is amazing on a sashimi tuna salad...and more!

Strawberry Vinaigrette

This strawberry vinaigrette has the most wonderful flavors, that all work together, in an amazing Asian kind of way, that just bring a zing…

Texas Caviar is perfect for parties - especially the big game!

Texas Caviar

This is an awesome dish to serve at parties – especially on the big game day.   It’s easy to make, low cal (don’t…

homemade blue cheese dressing is easy and delicious

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Homemade blue cheese dressing is so easy…you can make it in about 5 minutes (let it set for about an hour to really develop…

ancho red enchilada sauce

Authentic Ancho Chili Red Enchilada Sauce

Oh…this authentic Ancho red enchilada sauce is perfect for TexMex cheese, beef or chicken enchiladas.  A touch of heat that feels so good.  Use…

slow cooking the homemade beef stock is amazing

Homemade Beef Stock

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again…using the freshest ingredients makes for the best dishes, ever.  Homemade beef stock is truly amazing….

homemade Caesar dressing

Homemade Caesar Dressing

Homemade Caesar Dressing is the way to go when you serve Caesar Salad.   It’s good for dipping veggies, too.  Don’t be afraid of…

Homemade Pan Gravy

Homemade pan gravy can be a challenge for some home cooks.  Just a little practice is all it takes, and its a snap.  Melt…