Showing posts with label sauces. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sauces. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Spicy Barbeque Sauce

Spicy Barbecue Sauce recipe is easy to make and can be used with any meat; particularly with ribs.


1 pint vinegar
2 cups Ketchup
8 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 Tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon mustard powder
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons sea salt
½ teaspoon black pepper


In a small bowl mix all the ingredients together well.

Basic White Sauce

I have used this Basic White Sauce recipe for many years (about 30) and I learned how to make it from my Grandmother, so it's been our family for a long time. It can be used as a base for lots of dishes.


1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon flour
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup milk


In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.

Add flour and stir until the butter and flour are well combined.

Pour in milk, stirring constantly as it thickens.

Add more milk depending on desired consistency.


Sweet and Hot Sauce

Sweet and Hot Sauce recipe that is easy to make and mouth watering on egg rolls, chicken, pork, beef and salmon.


1/2 cup Apricot Preserves
1/4 cup Red Plum Jam
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
Crushed red pepper flakes to taste 


Combine apricot preserves, plum jam, vinegar, ginger and pepper flakes in small bowl. 

Best on egg rolls, chicken, pork, beef or salmon.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Easy Spicy Bruschetta

This bruschetta  is packed with plenty of fresh flavors and  has a hint of heat.


1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes,  seeded
2/3 red onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon course ground black pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 dashes of Louisiana Hot Sauce
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 large jalapenos seeded, minced
1  loaf French bread, cut into quarter inch slices
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, finely grated


In a small bowl whisk or oil, vinegar's and Louisiana Hot Sauce.

Add parsley, basil, black pepper, salt, jalapenos, onions, and tomatoes; mix well and set aside.

Place bread slices on in a greased pan.

Place bread in broiler, about 4 inches away from heat.

Could about 2 minutes or until golden brown.

With a slotted spoon top each slice of bread with bruschetta.

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.

Note: when handling jalapeno's you should wear gloves and wash hands thoroughly.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Drawn-Butter Sauce

Drawn-Butter Sauce is often served as a dipping sauce for shellfish, especially lobster.


½ cup butter
4 Tablespoon flour
1 pint boiling water
½  teaspoon lemon juice
½  teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon sea salt


In a sauce pan melt half the butter using a medium heat.

Then add the flour and garlic, mix until there is no dry flour.

Slowly add the boiling hot water, while stirring constantly until the sauce comes to a boil.

Just before serving, add sea salt and the remaining butter in small bits.

Beating constantly until the butter is full combined with the sauce and smooth.


Saturday, September 21, 2013

Chipotle Lime Mayo Dipping Sauce

Chipotle Lime Mayo and Dipping Sauce is great to use when making salads, sandwich, sauces, dips and dressings the perfect amount of heat to chicken, burgers, fries and more. Plus it's simply delicious and easy to make.


1 tablespoon lime juice (about 1 lime)
1 teaspoon lime zest  (about 1 lime)
2 chipotle peppers, chopped
1 roasted garlic clove, smashed and chopped
1 teaspoon smoked paprika½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 1/4 cups Kraft Mayo


In a food processor, puree the 1/4 cup Kraft Mayo, lime juice, lime zest, chipotle pepper, roasted garlic, sea salt, smoked paprika and pepper until you have a very smooth mixture.

Add mixture to 1 cup Kraft Mayo and mix well. 

This mayo is fantastic served right away, but I like to let this sit in the fridge overnight to let the flavors meld.   It is even better the next day.