TIP OF THE DAY: 8 Sauces From Around The World

[1] Eight great sauces for your kitchen (photo © Good Eggs). [2] This Buffalo sauce is an enhancement over the original Buffalo wing sauce, created by Good Eggs (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Cacciatore sauce was originally made with garden ingredients to cook with the hunter’s rabbit. These days, it’s more likely to be a…
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PRODUCT CHOICE: Tomato Sauces For National Sauce Month

March is National Sauce Month. The sauce most used in American homes is tomato sauce—for pasta, pizza, eggs, meatloaf, soup base, dipping and so much more. However, tomato sauce/pasta sauce is one of the biggest sources of hidden added sugar in prepared foods. Look at the labels of the foods you buy: both the grams…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Tahini Beyond Hummus

If you like nutty flavors, you’ll like tahini (photo #1): a creamy, nutty paste made from ground sesame seeds. It’s familiar to every fan of hummus (photo #3). Most Americans buy tahini to make hummus or baba ghanoush. If you eat halvah, you’ve eaten tahini-based candy. Tahini is also the base of tarator sauce (the…
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RECIPE: Ginger Scallion Sauce For Dumplings & Much More

[1] Spicy beef dumplings with ginger scallion sauce (photos © City Dumpling). [2] Vegetable dumplings, resplendent in their bright green wrappers. [3] If you have extra fresh ginger, pop it into a glass of club soda (photo © Jan Schone | Stock Exchange).   Last night we ordered a dumpling sampler—30 Chinese dumplings!—from a new…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sunday Sauce Or Sunday Gravy & A Spaghetti Dinner

[1] Serve a Sunday spaghetti dinner with GIY (garnish-your-own) platters of meats and vegetables (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can roast just a few vegetables or a whole feast of them (photo © Pampered Chef). [3] Add shishito peppers to pasta? Consider them a substitute for crushed red pepper flakes. Here’s the recipe from Nutmeg…
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