Sauce Recipes

 

“It is the sauce that distinguishes a good chef. The Saucier is a soloist in the orchestra of a great kitchen.” – Fernand Point

So true! You can saute a chicken breast to perfection and make a great meal, but if you know how to make simple pan sauces, you can prepare a hundred different meals. Furthermore, you are going to find every cuisine has it’s own style of sauces, some similar, some completely different.

For example, Italian sauces for pasta like a Genovese sauce are much different from classic French sauces like a demi glace sauce. A simple soy ginger sauce for Chinese dumplings looks and tastes different from an Indian curry sauce. Even barbecue sauces can be different depending on where you live.

So here are some of my favorite sauces from various cuisines that you can enjoy with your favorite meals.

Introduction to Restaurant Quality Sauces

May 13, 2019 0 Comments
Introduction to Restaurant Quality Sauces

What Restaurant Quality Sauces Is All About How often have you gone to a restaurant and wondered how they make the amazing sauces, dressings and gravies that accompany a great meal? At mid-level chain restaurants, many sauces are shipped in, ready made. But at small, stand-alone restaurants as well as stand-alone fine dining restaurants, those […]

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Classic Burgundy Sauce

May 8, 2019 0 Comments
Classic Burgundy Sauce

How to Make Restaurant Quality Burgundy Sauce This sauce comes from Burgundy, France famous for their incredible red wines made from pinot noir grapes, and white wine from chardonnay. Many Burgundian wines can be exorbitantly priced.  If you’d like to remain traditional without breaking the bank, look for Burgundy simply labeled “Bourgogne.”  This is the […]

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Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

September 19, 2018 0 Comments
Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

What I Learned Today About Gorgonzola Cream Sauce This weekend I was browsing the New York Daily News and came across this interesting article about Gorgonzola. I don’t think I knew that Gorgonzola is a town in Northern Italy where this blue veined cheese originated. What I really didn’t know but learned from this article […]

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Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe For Fish

July 18, 2018 2 Comments
Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette Recipe For Fish

How to Prepare a Simple Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette for Fish A while back we enjoyed a meal by Chef Scott Campbell that included Atlantic salmon over Israeli couscous with sauteed spinach on the side. The salmon had a drizzle of sauce that I wanted to know how it was made. Chef Scott was kind enough […]

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Instant Pot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

February 28, 2018 8 Comments
Instant Pot Bolognese Sauce Recipe

How I Made My Favorite Bolognese Sauce In An Instant Pot Bolognese is one of my all-time favorite Italian sauces for pasta. I think of it as comfort food, a meal that makes me feel good. I like it so much, I have a few versions of it on my website including Bolognese Sauce Recipe, […]

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Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

February 11, 2018 0 Comments
Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

How to Make Restaurant Quality Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak There are countless number of notable blue cheese sauces available but this one is an exception and one I would consider restaurant quality because it uses an ingredient essential to classic sauces. That ingredient would be demi glace, an extremely rich brown reduction sauce used […]

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Tomato Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

January 10, 2018 2 Comments
Tomato Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

How to Make a Tarragon Cream Sauce with Tomatoes The other day we found pick up some lobster ravioli at Di Bruno Brothers Italian Market in our local Farmer’s Market. We’ve had them before and they are amazing. Pricey but tasty. We needed a sauce to go with them so my wife did a little […]

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Veal Marsala Perfected

January 2, 2018 5 Comments
Veal Marsala Perfected

How to Prepare the Absolute Best Veal Marsala This is the final post for preparing the very best Veal Marsal recipe you will find from my friend Chef Ricco.  You can find the short version of this recipe without all the explanations and without the mushrooms at The Very Best Veal Marsala Recipe. Here I’m […]

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The Very Best Veal Marsala Ingredients

December 13, 2017 0 Comments
The Very Best Veal Marsala Ingredients

What Ingredients Do I Need to Make Restaurant Quality Veal Marsala? Years ago I asked my friend Chef Ricco Deluca how to make the very best veal Marsala and he shared with me his recipe. You can see this recipe at The Very Best Veal Marsala Recipe. What I want to do here is to […]

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Brown Sauce With Port Wine and Sun Dried Cherries

December 10, 2017 0 Comments
Brown Sauce With Port Wine and Sun Dried Cherries

How to Make a Port Wine & Sun Dried Cherry Brown Sauce This is one of those awesome sauces I would serve with roast pork or a whole roasted chicken. It’s the kind of sauce you would get in an expensive restaurant because one of the ingredients is demi glace which is difficult to make […]

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