Category Archives: Sauces

Rhubarb + Strawberry Compote

You say spring, I say springter. Let’s call the whole thing off — and eat Rhubarb + Strawberry Compote.View full post »


This is the cilantro sauce you’ve been waiting for. Even if you didn’t know it.View full post »

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

Umami Girl’s favorite recipe for truly savory, practically meaty vegetarian gravy. Or make it vegan.View full post »

From the Archives: Mom’s Applesauce

From the archives for World Vegan Month, my mom’s simply perfect recipe for applesauce. This will be on ourView full post »

My Perfect Pesto

A simple basil pesto recipe that I’ve tweaked over the years to suit my taste (and, I hope, yours) justView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Awesome (Herb) Sauce

This week in the crisper, it’s all kinds of awesome sauce. Learn how to turn your bunches and bits of leftoverView full post »

Canned Tomatoes on NPR

Curious about the potential threats of BPA in tomato can liners? Want to know which kinds of tomatoes make the bestView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Broccoli Walnut Pesto

If you think pesto is just a summertime treat, think again. Winter vegetables make great pestos, and broccoli is justView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Williams-Sonoma’s Spiced Cranberry Chutney

This week on Serious Eats, The Crisper Whisperer showcases a spiced cranberry chutney for your Holiday table adaptedView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Apple-Pear Sauce

Easy, healthy recipe for homemade apple-pear sauce to use up your aging beauties.View full post »

Homemade applesauce, emphasis on the home.

Mom’s easy, wholesome recipe for homemade applesauce to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary.View full post »

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Recipe for Garlic Scape Pesto, the highest and best use of this early summer delicacy.View full post »

Spoonful of suga’

Recipe for a fresh and delicious garlic scape pesto.View full post »

Green garlic: the part that grows above the pay dirt

Links to resources about green garlic, and a recipe for Basil and Green Garlic Pesto.View full post »