30 Minute Pasta Sauce

Whether you call it spaghetti sauce, pasta sauce, tomato sauce, or marinara, it is a stapl...   Read More

Asian Almond Butter Sauce...

Sauces are power tools in your kitchen. Sauces are transformative. Sauces can turn a basi...   Read More

Avocado Basil Dip

Creamy and bright green, this avocado basil dip is terrific for holiday entertaining, afte...   Read More

Avocado Pomegranate Guaca...

For the love of avocados, here is a twist on traditional guacamole you’ve got to try...   Read More

Basic Berry Sauce | Smoot...

Basic Berry Sauce – Use Frozen Berries Made from frozen berries that are easily kep...   Read More

Bison Bolognese Meat Sauc...

Pasta with meat sauce, a time-honored classic that never goes out of style. This traditio...   Read More

Champagne Sabayon with Be...

An Ethereal Sauce It was years ago that I first encountered the ethereal dessert sauce cal...   Read More

Classic Basil Pesto

Classic basil pesto instantly transforms ordinary dishes into something delicious and diff...   Read More

Classic French Mushrooms...

Mushrooms Duxelles – The classic French mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, herbs, garl...   Read More

Cranberry Pomegranate Sau...

Cranberry sauce or cranberry relish; the must serve side dish for roast turkey or ham. Con...   Read More

Creamy Citrus Mango Sauce...

Creamy, light, citrusy, easy – what more could you ask for? This citrus mango sauce is r...   Read More

Dairy Free Carrot Top Pes...

Carrot top pesto made with fluffy green carrot tops. For years they ended up in the tras...   Read More

Dairy Free Cheesy Sprinkl...

Cheesy-tasting but no cheese? Yes! This versatile, dairy free cheesy sprinkle tastes sort...   Read More

Easy No Cook Cranberry Re...

No cook cranberry sauce. Even someone who doesn’t cook can make it. With cranberries...   Read More

Grilled Chicken Salad wit...

A good salad must have great dressing.  What’s a Caesar without the Caesar dressing or...   Read More

Healthy Yogurt Hollandais...

Creamy, buttery, and as thick as mayonnaise, Hollandaise is a much-loved, classic French s...   Read More

Herb Roasted Cherry Tomat...

Sweet and rich with concentrated tomato and herbal flavors, these herb roasted cherry toma...   Read More

Homemade Cocktail Sauce

This homemade cocktail sauce is quick to make and sure beats anything out of a jar. Smoked...   Read More

Homemade Herbed Mayonnais...

The simple emulsion of oil and egg yolks, a little mustard, vinegar, spices (and herbs). W...   Read More

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Years ago, I loved Hoisin sauce for barbecue, slathering it over grilled chicken or seared...   Read More

How to Make Preserved Lem...

With three simple ingredients – lemons, salt and lemon juice – learn how to m...   Read More

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes &#...

The Most Incredible Pancakes Pancakes may be standard breakfast fare, but made with Ricott...   Read More

Mushroom and Herb Pasta S...

This is an amazing tasting sauce with a rich and hearty flavor.  My favorite pasta sauce....   Read More

Nectarine and Tomato Chut...

Strolling happily into my favorite grocery store, I was drawn magnetically to a display of...   Read More

Pork Tenderloin with Blac...

Dark purple, finger staining, sweet summer blackberries. Everywhere I turned it was blackb...   Read More

Preserved Lemon Sauce

So you started your jar of preserved lemons last week, right?  If so, keep this recipe ha...   Read More

Quick and Creamy Guacamol...

Cool and smooth, this creamy guacamole dip whips up fast in a food processor for a healthy...   Read More

Raspberry Balsamic Seared...

Crisp seared salmon and a ruby red sauce made with frozen raspberries, raspberry balsamic...   Read More

Roast Chicken Enchiladas...

When you live in Southern California, you love Mexican food. Not the drive-through stuff;...   Read More

Roasted Tomato Marinara S...

With the end of summer, farmers markets are overflowing with beautiful tomatoes. Romas, be...   Read More

Strawberries with Balsami...

Berries and vinegar might sound like odd partners, but they’re actually wonderful togeth...   Read More

Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pe...

Our friend and fellow photographer, Ron Goldman, has been growing organic heirloom tomatoe...   Read More

Tropical Pineapple Mango...

When temperatures soar and you’re melting into a puddle, cooling dishes don’t just sou...   Read More

Vegan Cheese Sauce

No-cheese sauce. Vegan cheese sauce. Cheesy sauce. Non-dairy cheese sauce. I’m not s...   Read More

Zucchini Ribbon Salad wit...

A few weeks ago I was playing with my spiral vegetable slicer. Sure, I use it for spaghett...   Read More