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About The Saucemaster

I've followed the food show circuit for years, charted the winners, and personally tested the cooking sauces. Though there are literally thousands of items represented at the food shows, I've only selected the top gourmet sauces in their category for your cooking and dining pleasure.
  • Drunken Boar Stew
    Drunken Boar

    Wild boar is a favorite among hunters and wild game connoisseurs. Fortunately or unfortunately you don’t have to hunt to find wild boar meat these days. A favorite way to prepare and eat boar meat is in...

    • Posted May 21, 2017
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  • Dried Wild Mushrooms
    Good Tasting Mushrooms Can Be Hard to Find

    Why Use Dried Wild Mushrooms? Since Roman Times mushrooms have had a special place on the shelves of many a cooks kitchen, and for a variety of reasons. Since medieval times mushrooms were cloaked in mystery, myth,...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Tomato
    What You Need to Know About Tomatoes

    Second only to the potato, the tomato is the world’s most popular vegetable. This is quite an accomplishment given that the tomato is actually a fruit!   And with over 7,500 different varieties, possibilities are seemingly limitless. For...

    • Posted May 15, 2017
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  • Wine Corks
    17 Wine Cooking Tips

    Wine added to a dish should be cooked uncovered and brought to a low boil, which removes the alcohol, and then reduced to a simmer. For a lighter flavor, add the wine near the end of the...

    • Posted May 12, 2017
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  • Fresh Fish
    Buying Fish – Fresh or Frozen?

    When buying fish, is it best to buy fresh or frozen? This is a great question as consumers assume that fresh means better.  As we will soon discover, however, you should know the facts before buying fish....

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • Black & White Truffles
    Truffles of Black & White

    Black Pearls and White Diamonds (Truffles) “Those who wish to lead a virtuous life should abstain from truffles.” – An Italian proverb Ancient Greeks and Romans discovered truffles approximately 2000 years ago. And since they were found in...

    • Posted May 6, 2017
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  • Brining Chicken
    Brining – The Secret to Tender, Juicy BBQ Chicken

    What’s the secret to tender, juicy BBQ chicken?  Well, I guess I already gave it away… Brining. Watch Tyler Florence from Food Network show you how it’s done. An even simpler approach is to just use salt...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Thanksgiving Turkey
    Are you Ready for Thanksgiving?

    It’s never as easy as you think… If you’re anything like me, maybe it’s selective memory. You see, I always remember how delicious the meal was, but I always seem to forget how time consuming and messy...

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Turkey Cutlets with Lemon-Caper Sauce
    Sautéed Turkey Cutlets with Lemon-Caper Sauce

    A quick turkey dinner that has all the style and elegance of veal picata. Jus de Poulet Lié Gold makes the sauce taste rich with less butter than might be used in the Italian classic. Serve with...

    • Posted April 27, 2017
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  • Creamy Crab Soup
    Creamy Crab Soup

    Here’s a dandy delicious creamy crab soup recipe from one of our partners The Crab Place for the best tasting crab meat. We also noticed a great substitution using one of our popularly suggested products. The recipe...

    • Posted April 24, 2017
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