PRODUCT: A Better Pasta Sauce From Vino De Milo

You won’t find more nutritious pasta sauce than this! Photo courtesy Vino de Milo.   We first discovered Vino de Milo in 2005. It was a new line of gourmet tomato sauces for pasta and other dishes. Each flavor had a different wine in the recipe. It was a delight atop our pasta, chicken, eggs…
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RECIPE: Apricot Cilantro Salsa

Seasonal apricot salsa brightens grilled chicken or fish. Photo courtesy Landana Cheese.   Salsa is simply the generic word for “sauce.” Many centuries before tortilla chips were invented, Aztecs and other Mesoamericans ground ingredients into sauces for meat and fish. This salsa recipe was developed as a sauce for chicken or fish, as opposed to…
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PRODUCT: Vegan Pesto From Sauces ‘n Love

Vegan, lactose free and cholesterol free pesto. Photo courtesy Sauces ‘n Love.   Keeping a good jar of pre-made pesto at hand can make any dish extraordinary in only a matter of minutes. Pesto sauce, traditionally consists of basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses and salt for seasoning. Add a dollop…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Apricot Glaze

An easy way to add more flavor to roasted meat is with a simple glaze. This recipe adds a sweet and spicy touch to chicken, duck, ham, pork loin or turkey. If you don’t like heat, cut back on the chili flakes. Use any extra glaze as a sauce (dilute it with chicken stock if…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 20+ Uses For Pesto

The Italian word pesto means paste; the verb pestare means to pound or bruise. Classic pesto sauce, which originated in the basil-rich Italian province of Liguria, consists of basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses plus a touch of salt for seasoning. It is traditionally made by pounding the ingredients with a…
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