All posts by The Saucemaster
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
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
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
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
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
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
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While this kitchen cheat sheet was originally made for the UK… Because it has the “imperial” measurements, it’s actually quite handy!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
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
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
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