Tag Archives: Sauces

Carrot Top Pesto Recipe

- Believe it or not, my very favorite pesto is carrot top pesto. There’s some stiff competition from Kale Pesto and Garlic Scape Pesto and of course, regular basil pesto. Perhaps it’s such a treat because it’s quite a rarity. Yes, deer, it’s your fault! I’ve seen you do it, no lying and blaming it on the rabbit. Fess up! We’ve had a crazy overpopulation ...

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Gluten Free Gravy Recipe

If you think making homemade gravy is harder than the SAT’s, think again. Instead of using a gluten-based roux (butter and flour), start using slurries. A slurry is a combination of a starch and cold water (equal parts) which are mixed into a hot liquid like chicken or turkey broth. The ratio that I use which seems to work well ...

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Review: Exotic Gluten Free Simmer Sauces from Saffron Road

I enjoy preparing from scratch home cooked meals for my family, but on especially busy weeknights I sometimes use a few prepared foods to help speed up the process.  Prepared foods typically contain less than healthy ingredients, so I opt for all natural products such as the new gluten free Simmer Sauces from Saffron Road.Saffron Road’s gluten free Simmer Sauces come in four flavors, each a unique ...

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Gluten Free Mushroom Marsala Sauce Recipe

I recently received a request for this delicious sauce. It is excellent with meatloaf and happens to be naturally gluten-free. See below for the version made with butter and flour. This is one of my favorites and my gift to you! Please leave a comment if you like it.

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