TIP OF THE DAY: Make Chimichurri Sauce

Each country in Latin America has a national salsa, or sauce. In Argentina, it’s chimichurri. Chimichurri sauce is made of finely chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, white or red vinegar and red pepper flakes. Oregano can be added. Cilantro can replace parsley in some regions; vegetable oil can replace the olive oil. The original…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fruit Sauce For Chicken & Fish

Rare-cooked salmon with blueberry sauce, couscous, pattypan squash and zucchini. Photo courtesy Munchery.   One of the easiest routes to a protein-filled, home-cooked dinner is grilled chicken or fish. We often hear from people that they can grill (or poach, roast or sauté) the protein, but because they’re not “good at cooking,” they don’t know…
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TIP: Ways To Add More Flavor To Food

Caperberries or capers (capers are the flower bud of the plant, caperberries are the fruit with seeds inside) are brined and thus contribute saltiness as well as flavor to dishes. They and other ingredients (olives, soy sauce, etc.) reduce the need to add table salt. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Today’s tip…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ají Sauce

Hot sauce lovers should take a closer look at ají sauce, a standard in Ecuador and Peru. Aji amarillo is one of the most common types of chiles in the area, and is also one of the most important ingredients in the two countries. While, like all salsas, there are as many variations as there…
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RECIPE: Cauliflower Salad & Romesco Sauce

Victoria Amory is a cook and food writer born and raised in Spain. She now lives in the U.S., and has her own line of specialty sauces. One of the signature sauces from the Catalonia region of Spain is romesco. Learn more about it below. Victoria’s sells an Almond & Garlic Romesco Sauce, but you…
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