Category Archives: Sauces

Brown Sugar Peach Sauce over naked Bread Pudding

3 fresh peaches sliced (I like the skins on, if you don’t go ahead and peel them.) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1 tsp almond extract 1 tsp black walnut extract Simmer on stovetop until peaches are fork … Continue reading

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Chipolte Mayonnaise – Reduced Fat Style with all the flavor

Ingredients: 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise 1/2 cup greek style yogurt or nonfat sour cream 2 chipotles in adobo sauce 1 tablespoon adobo sauce 1/2 lime, juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper This is a staple in my kitchen pantry. … Continue reading

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Mustard Tarragon Butter Sauce with Grilled Chicken or Fish

Mustard Tarragon Butter Sauce for a lower calorie version read further on. Serve with Grilled Chicken or Broiled Fish or Asparagus over mixed gourmet greens. Good for you! 8 oz butter or 1/2 olive oil and 1/2 butter 3 T … Continue reading

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My mom made gravy.  Gravy with fried chicken especially.  Once the chicken was done, mom would add 1/4 cup flour to the oil in the frying pan.  Stir the flour in the grease until it is brown.  It will brown nicely, … Continue reading

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Apples and Blueberry Syrup

Make your spouse feel like he is on vacation. Serve him this breakfast on a weekend, and he will adore you. Peel and slice 2 Red Delicious Apples 1/2 Cup Chardonnay 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup Simmer apples in Chardonnay until … Continue reading

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Tomato Onion Marmalade

 As if yet, I have not made my own ketsup, but this makes me want to because you get to control the flavors.  Hmmm, am I a control freak?  Perhaps.  1 sliced onion 2 sliced tomatoes 2 T balsalmic vinegar … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Jam

Sour Cherry Jam by Sandra Nickerson on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 8:41pm 4 pounds of pitted and mashed sour cherries, which should yield about six cups of jammable fruit 3 cups sugar 1 package of low sugar pectin – … Continue reading

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Saffron Lemon Cream Sauce

Great as the base for Potatoes Au Gratin, or for Chicken pot pie LEMON SAFFRON CREAM 1/2 tsp. minced shallots 1 tbsp. butter 1 c. heavy cream Pinch of saffron Lemon segments with peel Salt & white pepper to taste … Continue reading

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BBQ Sauce

Start with a base of purchased BBQ sauce, add soy sauce, and brown sugar and balsalmic vinegar.  Heat to blend to taste.  Coffee adds a great base note to many soups and sauces. If you want to build from scratch, … Continue reading

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