Archive for the ‘Sauces & Seasonings’ Category


Cranberry Sauce

This is a simple cranberry sauce, easy to make and delicious. I have been serving this sauce with our Thanksgiving feast for years.


Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

1 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers
1/2 cup tomato juice…


Mushroom-Tomato Sauce

This is a delicious tomato sauce that is wonderful on pasta, baked potatoes or over rice. It tastes even better the day after it is made and may also be frozen.



1 can diced tomatoes (no salt added)
1/4 purple onion, finely minced…


Quick Enchilada Sauce

1 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water…


Accidental Tomato Sauce

1 White Onion, finely chopped
1 Red Onion, finely chopped…


Nacho Cheaze

1 can great northern beans (drained and rinsed)
6 TBS nutritional yeast (not brewer’s yeast)…


Banana Pudding Sauce

half a 10.5 oz package soft silken tofu
1 very ripe banana…


Barbecue Sauce

4 quarts peeled, cored, chopped ripe tomatoes (about 24 large)
2 cups chopped celery…


Sweet Potato Cashew Crème Sauce

It is fabulous with steamed kale!


Golden Mustard Barbecue Sauce

In South Carolina and Georgia, mustard-based sauces provide the strongest competition to vinegar mixtures.


Shiitake Mushroom Gravy

Here is a good looking gravy recipe from Vegetarian Times


Cranberry Apricot Sauce

Give plain cranberry sauce a rest this year. Instead, try out our jazzed-up version, chock-full of apricots, with a hint of orange.


Raw Cranberry Sauce

Process all ingredients in a food processor until desired consistancy is reached. That is, if you like pure, smooth cranberry sauce, or like chunky cranberry sauce. Enjoi!


Easy Vegan Pasta Sauce

The Center for Science in the Public Interest calls home-made spaghetti sauce “better than bottled.” I call it “easier than you think.” Contrary to what I’ve found in a lot of overpriced cookbooks, pasta sauce works just fine if you let it cook for just as long as it takes your pasta to boil.

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