Garlic Balsamic Reduction Sauce

I have been attempting to perfect balsamic reduction sauce. I finally made one yesterday that I am quite pleased with. My first attempt at making a balsamic reduction sauce resulted in a caramelized lump of goo. My second attempt was better, but not quite right. I decided that I needed a double boiler. So I […]

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Super Bowl Salsa

My daughter loves salsa and thinks that she has mastered the perfect salsa. She got the recipe from her Mexican friend, Monica and has been fine tuning it to her taste. Make it to go with those chips on Super Bowl Sunday. I know you will love it. Ingredients 20 or so tomatillos (the smaller […]

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Easy Teriyaki Marinade

This is my favorite family recipe for a quick marinade. It is easy and the ingredients are ones that I always have on hand. I have used it for chicken, beef, pork and shrimp. I think I originally got it from the Betty Crocker Cookbook. It is great as a marinade for grilled meats. Ingredients […]

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Whipped Cream Horseradish Sauce Served with Ham

Are you making a ham for the Holidays? Try this favorite recipe of mine for a special sauce to serve along with it. It is easy, special and good. Ingredients 1/2 pint whipping cream, whipped stiff 1 teaspoon sugar 3 ounces bottled horseradish Directions Beat whipping cream until stiff, add sugar. Stir in horseradish. Put […]

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Jim’s Favorite BBQ Sauce

Here is a quick and easy homemade BBQ sauce. This was always our family’s favorite recipe until we discovered Famous Dave’s sauce! I still like to make this one, too. It is easy, quick, and cheap. Ingredients 2 cups ketchup 1 1/2 Tablespoon chili powder 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 3 […]

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Sassy Green Salsa

This is a cherished favorite recipe that I received when a co-worker sweet talked a Mexican Restauranter into giving it to her. He made her swear to not tell his Mother! So their names shall remain anonymous. This is a simple recipe, but delicious. Ingredients 15 Tomatillos (aka green tomatoes), chopped fine 3 Jalapeno peppers, […]

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Easy Marinara Sauce

This is a super easy and delicious Marinara sauce and has become my favorite recipe for a tomato based sauce. You can add some ground beef to it to make a hearty meat sauce if you like. Ingredients 2- 14.5 oz cans of Italian tomatoes 1- 6 oz can tomato paste 4 tbsp chopped fresh […]

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