Sauces, Dressings, and Dips

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…

roasted turkey stock

Roasted Turkey Stock – Liquid Gold

Roasted turkey stock is easy to make right after Thanksgiving, or the day after.  One tip to remember, whenever you have chicken wings, or…

Ranch

Homemade Ranch

We just love Ranch.  And making it from scratch is absolutely the way to go.   Once you make this, you’ll never use the bottled…

Gorgonzola Dipping Sauce

This is so great with wings, veggies, and anything worth dipping.   Yum! Recipe:   ¾ cup mayonnaise ½ cup of crumbled gorgonzola cheese, ¼…

Brown Sauce

This is a staple…especially for amazing Italian dishes.  I make a big batch, and freeze in separate containers. Recipe   ½ cup of unsalted…

Salsa jar

Restaurant-Style Salsa

One of our favorite things about going to a great Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant is the salsa with warm tortilla chips.  Doesn’t get much…

Make the chicken stock the day ahead

Homemade Chicken Stock

Homemade Chicken Stock 4 lbs of chicken – use whole legs, thighs and/or breasts Mirapoix: 2 medium onions – quartered 3 to 4 carrots…