Category Archives: Dressings & Sauces

Chimichurri Sauce

Ingredients: 1/2 cup cilantro (or basil) 1/2 cup parsley 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar 1 tsp red pepper flakes Salt & pepper to taste 1 small white onion 4 cloves of garlic zest of 1/2 lemon Juice of the lemon 1 Tbsp of fresh oregano (optional) 1/2 cup of olive oil Directions: Put all …

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Pesto

Ingredients: 4 Garlic cloves Salt 1/4 cup of walnuts (or pine nuts/pistachio nuts) 3 cups of loosely packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup of Parmesan 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil Directions: in food processor process garlic, salt, and nuts until finely chopped Add basil leaves and olive oil  and process until smooth Add …

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All Purpose Stir Fry Sauce

Ingredients: 1/4 cup of soy sauce 1/4 cup of water 2 cloves of garlic 1 Tbsp minced ginger 1 Tsp  sesame oil 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce 1 Tbsp sugar (or less according to taste) 1 Tbsp corn starch Directions: Mix ingredients together in container with lid Shake or stir just before …

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Nuoc Cham

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1-2 cloves of minced garlic Chile pepper, minced 2 Tbs fish sauce 1 Tbs sugar Juice of 1 lime Directions: Combine all ingredients and stir

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Chinese Barbeque Sauce

Ingredients: Hoisin sauce Sriracha sauce Honey Rice vinegar Water Directions: Mix Hoisin sauce and Sriracha sauce in the ratio of about 2:1. Can adjust ratio to make more or less hot depending on your taste Add honey to taste (should be fairly sweet) Add vinegar (does not have to be rice vinegar) to taste to …

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Asian Dipping Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup of rice wine vinegar 2 Tbsp honey 3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 Tbsp fresh ginger root, minced 2 Tsp sesame seeds 2 Tsp of sesame oil Directions Whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds, sesame oil in a bowl.

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Tartar Sauce

Tartar Sauce Monday, September 28th, 2015 Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons small-diced gherkins or pickle relish 1 tablespoon Champagne or white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon capers 1 teaspoon coarse-grained mustard Pinch kosher salt Pinch freshly ground black pepper Directions Put ingredients in food processor and pulse a few times until desired consistency is achieved …

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Russian Dressing

Russian Dressing Monday, September 28th, 2015 Ingredients: Ketchup Mayonnaise Diced sweet gherkin Capers Ground chile pepper Dash of Tabasco Sauce White balsamic vinegar or lemon juice Directions: Combine above ingredients in the proportion that suits your taste

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Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing Monday, September 28th, 2015 Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup  minced scallions 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar Pinch of hot chile powder or cayenne pepper 3 anchovy fillets, rinsed, patted dry, and minced Salt …

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Green Salsa

Green Salsa Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 Ingredients 5 to 6 Tomatillos 1 jalepeno or 2 serrano chiles (stemmed) 1 handful of cilantro 1/4 cup of water Salt Directions Chop onion and run under cold water Chop remaining vegetables and toss all in blender Add water and blend to a coarse puree Turn into bowl and …

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