Tomato Sauce

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Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

I made Worcestershire sauce! Yes, I most certainly did. I'm so proud of myself. I know it doesn't seem like an incredibly huge undertaking. For me, though, it is in some ways. I really like to accomplish things. When I accomplish something new, then I'm truly excited and wonderfully fueled to keep going and trying more new things....more

Salted Caramel Sauce

Last year I showed you how to make Homemade Caramel Sauce. Now it is time for a slight but significant variation – Salted Caramel Sauce. It takes very little time to make it in your own kitchen and it is made with only 4 simple ingredients that you probably already have at home. In this quick and easy recipe, caramel sauce is made with cream and without corn syrup. If you are making it for the first time, I would suggest you use just 1/2 tsp of salt and then add some more salt later, so that the sauce is not too salty....more

Chicken in Tomato Sauce

Chicken in Tomato Sauce is probably my most favorite way to prepare chicken. It is so quick and easy to make and has a flavor of true food served all over Mediterranean.You can serve it over pasta, rice, mashed potato or polenta. Or just enjoy it with a slice of bread.See more at: http://www.diettaste.com/main-dishes/chicken-in-tomato-sauce.html...more

Garden-Inspired Cooking: Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce

The first summer after we moved into our house, we had an amazing garden. Our second summer here, it was just okay. Our third, we managed to grow one or two things. Now, this is our fourth summer and all we’ve managed to grow well is weeds. We are great at weeds! I’m not really sure what happened to our gardening skills, but that’s beside the point. In fact, most all of that was just useless rambling....more
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Spaghetti Squash, from the girl who hates vegetables

I made a resolution to start eating better this year, because let's face my...my eating habits resemble that of a 10 year old boys dream.  Having cereal for dinner every once in a while is not going to give me all the nutrients I need. And while I fell off the healthy eating wagon the past month or so, I decided to jump right back into it.  And as I've been seeing recipe after recipe for spaghetti squash recently, I figured I'd start with that! ...more

Mini Meatball Sliders with a homemade gravy

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Fresh Peach Sauce and the California Coastline

A few years ago Matty and I were in San Diego for a business conference. It was my first time in California, my first time at the Pacific Ocean, and only my second time feeling waves at my feet. It was fall, and it was humid and almost chilly. He spent his days in sessions; I spent mine wrapped in a blanket, doused in sunscreen, barefoot walking the cove that the hotel sat on. Many things were memorable about this trip....more

fresh, no-cook tomato sauce (sweaty days of summer)

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Pot Stickers with My Favorite Dipping Sauce

I love pot stickers. They are one of my favorite comfort foods and I love spending time making them on a weekend. I remember during my teens, me and my mom would be in the kitchen for hours making a ton of pot stickers to freeze and reheat for a snack or meal. ...more