Archive for the ‘Sauces & Seasonings’ Category


Sun-Dried Tomato Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

1 1/2 cups chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1 medium onion, chopped…


Kale with Cashew Cream Sauce

Almost everything tastes better with cashew sauce! But it is high-fat, so I use it sparingly.


Creamy Basil Sauce

My favorite pasta recipe is a creamy basil sauce over any kind of pasta.


Chunky Fruit Chutney

2 apples, peeled, cored, and diced
3 ripe pears, peeled and diced …


Grilled Pineapple with Mango Coulis

12 slices (1/2-inch-thick) fresh pineapple (about 1 pineapple)
Cooking spray …


Dried Cranberry-Apple Conserve

2 cups sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins)
1 1/2 cups boiling water …


Fig Vinegar

Make your own Fig Vinegar.


Pear Vinegar

2 ripe fresh Bartlett pears – coarsely chopped
3 tablespoons, fresh tarragon – chopped…


Habanera Salsa

We have almost a constant supply of this salsa in my house. It is good on salad or as a dip for raw veggies like peppers or cucumbers, or on beans or grains. Use 2 Habaneras for a mild salsa, or 4 for a hot spicy one.


Mango Salsa 2

NOTE: fresh peaches can be substituted for the mango


“Mayonnaise” or Dip with Cannellini and Potato

This is good as a:

– Hellmann’s mayonnaise substitute (for me no other mayo would do)
– Spread on toast
– Spread for Bruschetta
– Dip (if flavorings are added)


Peanut Sauce

Mix all ingredients together well. Makes about 1 cup.


Soy Orange Sauce

Great on spring rolls!

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