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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.
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    9 Facts to Know Before You Buy Fish or Seafood

    Here are 9 facts that you should know when purchasing fish that will help insure the quality, flavor and freshness of your selection. I’ve also included a simple guide to the amounts of fish per serving. Purchase fish...

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • Making Garlic Paste
    How to Make Garlic Paste

    Please stop buying garlic paste! When it’s as easy as this, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make it yourself.  Like most bulbs (most people mistakenly believe it’s a herb), it’s way better fresh. I would go...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • Sautéed Onions
    Oh Those Onions!

    Sautéed Onions. No one can resist this do-everything condiment. We have friends who make vats of it for holiday gifts. Use it to serve on grilled steak or chicken, over a baked potato, as a topping for a...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
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  • Primi Piatti
    Barley Risotto with Duck Sausages

    Our barley risotto, served with duck sausages, is hearty enough for a one dish main course on the coldest night of the year. Double the recipe to serve eight. You’ll all be enchanted. Barley Risotto with Duck...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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    The Ultimate BBQ Guide

    We’ve got something special for you here. Just in time for the weekend… It’s the Ultimate BBQ Guide info-graphic. With BBQ season in full swing, we thought this BBQ cheat sheet would help keep you on the...

    • Posted February 9, 2018
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  • Split Pea Soup
    Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

    Although often made with a ham bone, this version of split pea soup is so hearty and heart healthy you won’t miss the meat. Serve with thick slices of rustic bread. Vegetarian Split Pea Soup   Print...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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    Kitchen Cheat Sheet

    While this kitchen cheat sheet was originally made for the UK… Because it has the “imperial” measurements, it’s actually quite handy! This thing is chock-full of useful information… Metric Conversions, Meat Cuts with diagrams, Cooking Times… It...

    • Posted February 3, 2018
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    All About Risotto

    What is Risotto? Interested in learning more about risotto? This article discusses it’s history and includes a gourmet recipe for creating this wonderful Italian dish at home. Where Risotto Originates Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Capers
    All About Capers

    About Capers and Their Culinary Uses The caper plant is a small-flowering bush that is usually seen growing wild along the Mediterranean coastline. It’s usually found clinging and protruding from rocks, mountainsides, and out of cracks in...

    • Posted January 28, 2018
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  • Which Knife Should You Use?

    Let’s talk knives. Hopefully you’ve made the wise investment in a set of quality knives.  While you can spend less (sometimes considerably less), the difference between a high quality blade and a cheap blade is like night...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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